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Topic # 45706 4-Nov-2009 09:56
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Currently have MySky in the lounge - with the Movies package (normal movies channels) and HD ticket.

I rung up Sky and asked for a quote for Multiroom - but upgrade the other rooms decoder to another MySky unit.

 

The lady quoted me:

$25 a month (normal decoder rental)

$15 a month (mysky upgrade rental)

and a one-off $49 installation

 

She also confirmed that i already am purchasing the HD ticket that i don't pay for a second, and since i have subscribed to Movies in the Lounge, it comes complimentary to the 2nd room decoder also.

 

Can anyone confirm this is a correct quote?

 

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  Reply # 270077 4-Nov-2009 16:37
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It appears correct AFAIK. There may be an option for the up front (one off $600) fee instead of the $15 a month for the MySkyHDi.




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  Reply # 270090 4-Nov-2009 17:03
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Seems all right to me.




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  Reply # 270096 4-Nov-2009 17:19
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Thought if have multiroom HD ticket is free, so should save $10 on the HD ticket part.

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  Reply # 270103 4-Nov-2009 17:41
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rugrat: Thought if have multiroom HD ticket is free, so should save $10 on the HD ticket part.


Good point!  I think they provide the HD ticket as 'complimentary' with a multiroom setup.  That is certainly the case with going multiroom from digital to mysky + digital.  So you should be within your rights to no longer pay the $10/month HD ticket. 
I was about to say surely they aren't cheeky enough to charge for an HD ticket for each MySkyHDi box, but we are talking about Sky here!




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  Reply # 270194 5-Nov-2009 07:42
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Yep when we had MySky HDi and a MySky 1 we didn't pay the HD ticket, have upgraded to 2 HDi STB's still do not pay the HD ticket, with the exactly the same monthly multiroom payments as before. We went for the $599 deal on both and didn't pay for installations, they also upgraded the LNB and wiring to both STB's while they were there.



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  Reply # 270244 5-Nov-2009 10:02
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Ok, well i'm not really in the position to payout the $599 for the decoder, a bit strange that they are still going to charge for the HD ticket if you guys are correct.. i will google it, and possibily give them another ring back.




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  Reply # 270975 8-Nov-2009 08:48
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When I asked the CSR about getting the 2nd Mysky hdi, they told me I would have to pay an extra $10 a month for the hd ticket, even though I was already paying the HD ticket on my first HDi box.

ie, HD ticket price = No. Of HDi boxes x $10.

It was really getting a bit too much.




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  Reply # 270978 8-Nov-2009 09:19
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About the original post, the $15 is not for an HD ticket but rather an ongoing fee for the HD set top box. I'd rather pay the $600 as a once-off instead of paying $15 per month ongoing. In less than 2 years you will save $15 per month (or waste $15 per month).




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  Reply # 270987 8-Nov-2009 10:35
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yeah i hear you but considering you dont even own the box at all - what else if something comes up soon - like a newer mysky box - you'd have to pay out again - or swapping to Tivo - again, another big purchase!

I didnt want to invest in something I dont see long term..




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