I have seen several STB boxes with usb hookups in the back and dating back to 2006 (you will note these are North American STB's), Dishnet, Star Choice, BellExpressvu, Rogers/Shaw, Direct TV, Free to Air box. Around approx 2007-2008 many (pretty much all of the companies started to enable them) of these usb ports got enabled to allow an external HD to be hooked up for added recording time.
I have to ask...
If this usb port on the back of the Sky box has the same capabilities as the previous other STB's I have mentioned (which is highly probable).
I can't help but think Sky is shooting themselves in the foot by not enabling this feature.
My reasoning is this - if I could hook up an external HD for more recording space....I would most likely subscribe to a few more channels like Soho (for one), the wife would like that equestrian (horse channel). Everytime I see Soho commercial....I see all these shows I would like...but then I end up thinking - Forget it! It would just take up too much space I don't have.
I could delete things off the current box for recording...but to this date the wife won't approve such action.
Just curious if recording space is holding back any others from subscribing to more channels.