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Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

Afternoon everyone,

Just wondering if it is possible to get sky sports subscription Switzerland as part of any provider package? I have UPC internet currently which comes with a good free TV package which I can watch normal UK free view. However, the sky package is all in German so no real use to me. Does anyone have any tips? I can watch it fine through some streaming online but they usually go blank or require refreshing every ten mins or so... don’t want to use a VPN, I have Nord VPN but it’s rubbish.
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

Just get a Magbox 254 streaming box and a dodgy supscription off of ebay. People are offering 12 months for 30 pounds. If it goes down after 3 months it is not the end of the world. If it lasts longer happy days.

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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

I second the advice from TelAndy..

I have a Magbox and subscription.. Works great, has pretty much every channel from around the world, all the premium content, live sports, movies, box sets, VOD etc..

Slightly annoying to setup initially, just in terms of it's dodgy, choosing a provider etc.. But then it just works as good as swisscom.

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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

How do I get hold of a Magbox?
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

https://www.ricardo.ch/de/s/mag%20box


https://www.satshop.ch/Receiver-IP-TV_1
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

Interesting replies. Thank you.

Now, do you all have a Magbox? reccomended? i have not heard of this service so naturally a little cautious.
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

The magbox is just a streaming box, you then have to load it with a subscription. These can be found on ebay https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/i.html?_f...ption&_sacat=0


I would take a one month subscription to get you started, you have to give the person the MAC address of the box (normally there is a label on the underside of the box) and you need to put a few lines of code into the Mag box, instructions are normally given and it takes a few minutes.

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Interesting replies. Thank you.

Now, do you all have a Magbox? reccomended? i have not heard of this service so naturally a little cautious.
Yeah the Magbox is completely legit.. You can buy them in Digitec etc.. You can use it to steam video from your own library to your TV or use it to watch youtube on a non smart TV for example.

The other part is the less than legit part, where you subscribe to an IPTV service.. ´You can access this via the magbox too..


** Latest Magbox firmware updates are stopping alot of these streams.. Firmware downgrades are available
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

I’ve been happily using DAZN for a couple of years — superb English football coverage — but I’m told they’ve lost the Premier League rights for next season. Looks like I may be back with 247hd.tv which is v cheap but a bit flakey sometimes. Not sure if I can be bothered with the Mag box.
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

I've done a lot of research into this, as I really want to watch the Cricket World Cup, the Ashes and the IPL etc. The easiest is SKY NOW, but you need a UK address, a credit card registered to a UK address and a good VPN. Personally I've found Nord VPN to be brilliant and has always worked all over for me. I use it a lot for BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub, though I understand some have had issues with it. SKY NOW allows you to buy daily, weekly or monthly passes for just what you want to watch.

You can then either watch on your Tablet / Phone, stream to your Smart TV or hook up from a laptop with a cable to the TV.
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

If you have a Smart Tv just get an IPTV sub, and download their App on your TV.
You will get all Sky channels as well as US, Canadian and more.
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

Hi,

also Now tv which is part of Sky is a possibility with sports pass. You will need to register with a uk credit or debit card and need a vpn or smart dns but it works very well. That why you can get Sky uk sports. Another possibility is sky.ch which is Sky Deutschland and will work without a vpn/smart dns. Also you can get sky sports ch as part of salt internet and as a mobile app.

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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

you can always get a uk VPN router which will plug into your Swiss router to give you a UK network
https://www.skycards.eu/product/phic...um-vpn-router/
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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

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I’ve been happily using DAZN for a couple of years — superb English football coverage — but I’m told they’ve lost the Premier League rights for next season. Looks like I may be back with 247hd.tv which is v cheap but a bit flakey sometimes. Not sure if I can be bothered with the Mag box.
I heard that dazn lost the rights to sky.ch.

If that’s true then just switch to sky. It costs a bit more but I get the golf in English so I hope the football will be in English too.

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Re: Sky sports UK - possible in Switzerland?

You only need a magbox if you want watch on the normal tv (non smart tv). Otherwise you can use an iOS / android app like GSE IPTV and use the IPTV m3u links from eBay to watch all channels from around the globe on phone, computers, iPads etc. Anyplace anytime with wifi/4g.

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