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    new hd 3d sky box cannot add other channels

    my friend as just bought new hd 3d sky box but he cannot add any channels to the services other channels ? he does not have a sky or freesat card .
    when he goes to add channels the screen comes up with add viewing card ?
    does he have to buy a card ?
    as channel 5 is now free to air and he does not have channel 5
    thanks for your help

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    Sky HD boxes requrie a viewing card to access other channels.
    I think the Sky+HD boxes do not.

    If you have the "weak" five on 105, then if you wait a few days, then it should appear.
    That version of Five is on AStra 2D horizontal frequency, whcih even 2.4m dishes cannot pull in 24/7.
    In a few days we are expecting that version to be mapped to the same frequency as all the other fives....and it should appear...exact timescales I do not know.
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