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...some would say lucky but well...

I have been living in this apartment for about 2 years now and have only ever had freeview tv but our DVR has just broke on us.

Anyway, my g/f's parents gave us a Sky+HD box as I was led to believe we could use this for viewing just plain freeview. It has no card in it at all. We have never had a Sky subscription.

So we hooked it up using f connector wires etc and Voila! We have Sky Tv streaming perfectly; Sky1 HD, FX etc. I wasn't expecting this.

Let me say again, We have not got a Sky subscription or have ever had.

What shall i do? Is it dangerous to continue watching it? Can we get charged for watching it?

I'm talking about the whole basic Sky package here. Not sure what to do really. My GF is so worried we are going to get a bill if we continue watching it.

Only other thing I can think of is that our apartment is fairly newly built (2 years young) and that it could be a communal thing? If this is the case, lovely.

Any ideas?

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yeyr it should be fine my dad uses sky in his garage for many years without a card and has never been billed
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If you get billed just complain, you did not subscribe and are not under contract so they shouldn't bill you, or even have the contact details to bill you in the first place.

What are they going to do if you don't pay the bill, take it away?
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Yeah teh boxes can be used as freeview
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