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TV channels

Hi obviously we didn't come all this way to watch tv but tn the early morning and in evening especially for the kids it would be nice for them but it's all Arabic ! Any ideas how's or even if we can get English TV?

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1. Re: TV channels

you normally get BBC world and Sky News plus american films spoken in English with arabic subtitles but they are quite watchable, eg Harry Potter or Karate kid etc, if you want to watch programmes like 'strictly come Britain's got Talent' some of the bars do that in the evenings eg Wax's

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PS you don't say where you are staying for people to advise you

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Hi, it sounds like you are in a property with the 'nilesat' system.

IF.......this is the case you have a choice of two satellites, nilesat and astra through the digital receiver.

If you switch to the second frequency on the remote you will get MBC etc, about ten good channels, (films, series etc) in English, including cartoon channels. Most of these will have Arabic subtitles but you quickly ignore them.

IF....this is the case contact the property manager to give you instructions on the channel selection (would be really surprised if the instructions are not on site). Worst case pm me and I will run you through it......ONLY if it is nilesat.

portsmouth uk
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Hi we're in playa Blanca and MBC channels are what I've found thankfully, although not found kids stuff as yet. Where is wax bar? Is it in PB?

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In the commercial centre between the town and the marina Mark

portsmouth uk
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6. Re: TV channels

Are kids allowed in there

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I think so, there is an outer section with a TV providing you are with them it should be ok

portsmouth uk
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Brill cheers it is the place where Burger King is isn't it?

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yes that's it opposite, you need to check to see what's on in their window

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10. Re: TV channels

Brill many thanx for the info :)