I cancelled my Sky Sports subscription

Discussion in 'Football Forum' started by CA1, Oct 30, 2018.

  1. Dec 7, 2018

    iluvoursolskjær Full Member

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    Sick of the crap value for money on Sky, feels like there are fewer watch-worthy games every year. It was decent o the whole when I used to follow Formula 1 and WWE a lot more, but no so my much now.

    Treating myself to a new PC this Christmas which'll make it much user friendly to stream good quality stuff and I'll be done with them forever.
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    Rozay Master of Hindsight

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    Indeed. I pay £60 a year and get the same package.
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    Thunderhead Full Member

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    loads of providers but unless you can find one that streams channels in 50fps there is no point watching it on a TV, still ok for a tablet or laptop mind.
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    The problem with IPTV is that it could be shut down at any moment. My cousins have it and it is really good.
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    Red00012 New Member

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    I cancelled sky as well , I had a price of €62 a month for 12 months and never rang up to cancel and €79 came out of my account the Following month. I canceled straightaway after been offered deal after deal.

    2 years on I still haven’t gone back to them I have a now tv box with sports only and when I go to cancel they just give me a discount for next month or sometimes 3 months ( which I take ) I have a dodgy box to watch BT which works perfectly through the sky satellite (€50 every 6 months )
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    Pires_7 Banned

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    The last time i paid for football games was in 2011, ever since then i been streaming football, nba, and boxing games for free.
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  7. Dec 7, 2018

    iluvoursolskjær Full Member

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    Guys who are the best/reliable IPTV providers as there seems to be loads all with varying reviews? Didn't think of this before but I'd literally sign up tonight and cancel Sky.
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    Thunderhead Full Member

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    Most give 2 day trials for a couple of quid, but if you want to watch it on a big TV prepare to be disappointed
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    Im red2 Prophet of Doom

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    Mobdro is great :) Allthough I also have sky
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    Hugh Jass Full Member

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    Mobdro is hit and miss. Can get a good stream but then other times it gets stuck.
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    Do sky even show premier League games anymore? Absolute gash.
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    iluvoursolskjær Full Member

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    Ah, will probs be better to give a trial a go first then. Cheers.
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    Niall All Powerful Super Being Staff

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    BT have definitely stolen a march on them this season with a lot more big games (like Chelsea v City today). Before it always seemed to be big team vs midtable / bottom of the table teams on BT, but whatever packages they got in this new TV deal that started this season has given them a much better selection.

    Sky's value for money has really plummeted in recent years, yet their prices keep going up :rolleyes:
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    JoaquinJoaquin Full Member

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    I watch my iptv streaming service on a 55 inch TV perfectly fine.
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    Al-T Full Member

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    Sky as a company are much easier to deal with than BT who are a feckin nightmare of buckpassing and poor service.

    That said, the sports package is increasingly unattractive. Champions league, La Liga, Prem Rugby Union and Australian Cricket gone to be replaced by lots of Golf and now Basketball.
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    One Night Only Prison Bitch #24604

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    Can't you buy certain channels now? As in just the golf channel by itself? I'd consider that these days if I didn't watch alot of sports, always on in the background instead of normal Tele.
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    FC Ronaldo Posts stuff that's been said before in tweet form

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    :lol:

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    Adisa likes to take afvanadva wothowi doubt

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    Vast majority of Boxing day fixtures not available on TV. It's a fecking disgrace.
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    Mb194dc Full Member

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    There is no legal embargo today like a Saturday? Why not show all the games, seems crazy.

    I agree and think it will just push people more to find ways to watch them that arn't the official Sky / BT broadcasts.
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    Wayne's World Full Member

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    There's three matches on SkyOne today. Wolves v Fulham is on it now while Brighton v Arsenal and Watford v Chelsea is on it later
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    C'mon FC New Member

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    Does any body know if that's possible. I'd like to get sky sports 4 for golf and maybe PL + CL. But mainly interested in the golf channel.
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    Pace Abuser Full Member

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    I pay 2 quid a month to get it on my phone only now. I then mirror the image from my phone to my tv.
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    Thunderhead Full Member

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    Sky sports main event in 50fps tonight, makes a massive difference
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    AngliaRed Full Member

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    I use a IPTV subscription. Every United game including the 3pms. All the movie channels, and cinema released films in HD/4K. All for £10pm or £50 a year. Never had a problem. Not to mention live PPVs etc.
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    Robbo's Shoulder Full Member

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    Finally cancelled my sky subscription yeaterday, been on a good deal for 2 years but they've now doubled the price.
    Awaiting phone calls with interest but no going back for me, besides as well as being able to stream most games i want to see i recieved a very nice christmas present which makes sky redundant tbh
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    Dave_MUFC New Member

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    Any chance of a PM? ;)
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    I've used an IPTV for years now and only pay £50 a year that I can cancel absolutely any time if needed. There is the odd occasion, and I do mean odd occasion that it goes down just as you settle in the watch the match but they have multiple channels from multiple countries showing the games and if all else fails you can find streams on Reddit, probably only happens once or twice a year though.

    Not missed a single 15:00 kick off since the Van Gaal days, although there are some I wish I had...

    Just to add, I get all the Sky and BT channels including movies and what not, all UK, North American and Middle Eastern channels. If there's sport on TV anywhere in the world, I can watch it, this includes the PPV events.

    You'd have to have absolute rocks in your head these days to pay what Sky and the likes want monthly. Yes it could go down at any time but at £50 a year, that would get me a month at Sky so if I get a month out of it the rest of the year is free in my opinion.
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    Mufchuck New Member

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    do you need a vpn ? if not what box you using?
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    crossy1686 Full Member

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    Not the poster but I use a web subscription and I can log into the platform on my phone, laptop or smart TV and stream from there. I suspect I'm using the same platform the poster above is so feel free to send a PM if you want a link.
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    A colleague of mine used to work for the Premier league, and he said that SKY wait until towards the end of the season to start selecting the "big" games , as there is always more riding on them.
    BT on the otherhand do the opposite. You will find games they will start showing at the back end won't be as good.