Sky starting to replace older Digiboxes boxes
As mentioned in a previous blog post ( HERE ) Sky mentioned in their Annual Report that they intent to move all their customers from SD and older HD digiboxes to newer digiboxes.
One reason for this is because the older digiboxes are no longer supports, and receive no firmware updates.
And these older digiboxes are used for cardsharing systems. Cardsharing is where you can “unlock” Sky Pay channels using a receiver connected to the internet and a cardshare server. Needless to say people using such systems said it was “scaremongering” and would not happen.
That said, Sky customers using older Sky Digiboxes have started to receive letters that state :
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