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Old Aug 22nd 2020, 10:47 am
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Sorry to bother people.
When I look at the TV packages that Etisalat offer it only seems to be BEIN and various other stations. Does anyone know if it is possible to get Sky or BBC TV on your TV in Abu Dhabi?

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Old Aug 22nd 2020, 5:58 pm
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Using IPTV, and stuck with the 3 or 4 hour time difference (so you spend all evening watching daytime telly) it is.
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Old Aug 24th 2020, 5:42 am
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Using IPTV, and stuck with the 3 or 4 hour time difference (so you spend all evening watching daytime telly) it is.
What he said......or you get a better one with movies, series etc pre-loaded and 2 weeks of recorded catch-up so you just watch what you want

Or, could get something like Apple TV, run it through a DNS (courtesy of a VPN) and have the BBC, ITV, C4 apps etc.

We do both of these things and both are super solutions to the god awful TV selection with the normal packages here.
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Using IPTV, and stuck with the 3 or 4 hour time difference (so you spend all evening watching daytime telly) it is.
If only they could come up with better quiz shows than The Chase and Pointless.
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Old Aug 24th 2020, 9:53 am
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Thank God for Dave, which shows decent repeats at all times of day
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If only they could come up with better quiz shows than The Chase and Pointless.
I like Pointless.
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Richard Osman = Clearly a legend.
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Is Dave available on Apple TV?
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