Originally Posted by Strongback
Do you first need a Sky set top box, satellite dish , broadband connection and the like? just asking as that's the only way I know how to get it. I know once the hardware is installed the subscription can be cancelled.
You need Sky on "freesat" basically. You never need to get any sort of subscription with them. You need a box and a dish and some cable, and a viewing card.
I think it's £175 to get it set up, or cheaper if you get the stuff second hand and do it yourself.