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Old 14-03-2016, 16:12   #6286
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If they put up the sports package by £12 then their phones will be red hot with subscription cancellations in my opinion.
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Sky sports will be going up on June 1st price announced on Monday 21st March



http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/sky-r...mber-year.html
That will be me cancelling ... thats far too much
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Old 14-03-2016, 16:21   #6288
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Sky sports will be going up on June 1st price announced on Monday 21st March



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Cant realistically see that happening who in the right mind would pay £12 more ?

Pay TV prices are already getting too high in my option.
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Old 14-03-2016, 16:55   #6289
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Cant realistically see that happening who in the right mind would pay £12 more ?

Pay TV prices are already getting too high in my option.
I suspect £12 will be a bit off the mark I do expect quite a big rise though to cover the start of the new TV deal which starts in August
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Old 14-03-2016, 17:13   #6290
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Yes, that would be a stupid move by Sky. I subscribed to the sport channels for many years for my son in law really, who would occasionally watch the football. With the last price rise I cancelled it because it seemed like a waste of money just to pay out such an amount each month for an occasional viewing.

A £12 a month increase will lead to only the diehard sport fanatics (no offence, I meant that kindly!) being prepared to pay such a price.

Sky have milked this as much as they can. The law of diminishing returns will now cut in.
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Old 14-03-2016, 20:21   #6291
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BT's portfolio has devalued Sky's sports offering imo. Its probably overpriced as it is.

To even consider a (another) price hike of that magnitude would be suicide. Their number of subscribers would be slashed in an instant.
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Old 14-03-2016, 20:28   #6292
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Indeed they lost the Champions league and Europa league yet they still are relentlessly increasing their prices.
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Old 15-03-2016, 10:30   #6293
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Sky sports will be going up on June 1st price announced on Monday 21st March



http://www.skyuser.co.uk/forum/sky-r...mber-year.html
i can`t see sky increasing their sports channels by another £12 a month because if they did they would loose customers left right and centre. I for one wouldn`t be able to afford that kind of price rise.
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Old 15-03-2016, 13:58   #6294
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i can`t see sky increasing their sports channels by another £12 a month because if they did they would loose customers left right and centre. I for one wouldn`t be able to afford that kind of price rise.
Maybe the increase is only effectively £5pm if the £7pm HD fee is removed? This would still be a steep rise though.

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Indeed they lost the Champions league and Europa league yet they still are relentlessly increasing their prices.
It's not just about the amount of sporting rights Sky has, it's also the price they pay for them.
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Old 15-03-2016, 15:18   #6295
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Indeed they have way overpaid for those rights and are now preparing to claw them back relentlessly in the next few years as customers are going to find out.
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Old 16-03-2016, 14:07   #6296
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Sky Q to get 4K ahead of Premier League season

http://www.techradar.com/news/televi...gn=buffer-trfb
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Old 16-03-2016, 21:59   #6298
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Sky Q to get 4K ahead of Premier League season

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Being somewhat cynical i wonder how much the bitrate of the other channels will drop to make space for it?
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Sky Q to get 4K ahead of Premier League season

http://www.techradar.com/news/televi...gn=buffer-trfb
Sky getting into VR also
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Sky to launch brand new sports channel Sky Sports Mix to all its TV customers in the UK and Ireland at no extra cost

From the launch this summer viewers can look forward to regular live football from competitions including La Liga, MLS, FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifiers, as well as a select number of Premier League and Football League matches.

http://www.skysports.com/football/ne...sky-sports-mix
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