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Topic # 128980 30-Aug-2013 13:03
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Forgive me if it's been posted elsewhere but I've just noticed on Sky Channel 90 that from Sept. 1 we are gonna be getting Al Jazeera.

Now I don't know if was here or at Throng but when approached Sky has always said it was something they weren't interested in getting so I wonder why they've changed their tune now.

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  Reply # 887140 30-Aug-2013 17:14
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I remember asking Sky 4 years so if they were going to add Al Jazera when they forced Fox News on us.

They said there wasn't any demand for it. I asked if there was an demand for Fox News before they introduced it and they didn't reply.

I think it will interting to see another view point.

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  Reply # 887142 30-Aug-2013 17:20
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i wouldnt really consider "fox news" a news station.


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Reply # 887179 30-Aug-2013 19:07
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l43a2: i wouldnt really consider "fox news" a news station.

But they do have some good car chases..



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  Reply # 890083 5-Sep-2013 08:30
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Sky is now way over-subscribed for news and doco channels. Sometimes you just want to be entertained, but the channels that do that (excluding the FTA channels) can be counted on one hand. It's an expensive, miserable product.

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  Reply # 890104 5-Sep-2013 09:17
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Could be that Sky decided to move when they heard Al Jazeera was going to FreeView.

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