Right now! We recommend you subscribe as early as possible so you don't miss a minute of action.
There's no minimum term.
No, you just pay a £10 registration fee to start (excluding Virgin Media customers) and then £10 each month for your membership.
Yes, BoxNation is available on Virgin platform, channel 546. You can subscribe now by calling 0845 840 7777 or through your TV remote.
Yes, you can subscribe to watch BoxNation online now if you're based in the UK.
It costs just £10 per month for full access (minimum three months + £10 signing on fee for new customers only).
Unfortunately it is not currently available in HD, but we are filming all our programming in HD, and we are now intending to launch an HD service in 2013.
Outside the United Kingdom, the channel is available to
customers in the Republic of Ireland through the Sky platform. We
are looking to launch in other countries but are unable to commit
to anything at this moment.
We do however now have an online service available here.
Our call centre is open 7 days a week between 10am and 7pm except during the Christmas period as follows#;
24th Dec - Closed
25th Dec - Closed
26th Dec - Closed
31st Dec - Closed
1st Jan - Closed
You can subscribe by clicking on the 'Subscribe Now' button in the top right corner of the website, which will take you to the Subscribe page. On the subscribe page select whether you are a new or returning BoxNation subscriber in order to follow the easiest online subscription steps for you. Please ensure you have your Sky viewing card number and payment details to hand.
If you are a Virgin Media customer you can either call Virgin Media or add the channel using your TV remote.
Call 0845 840 7777 to add the channel, or use your TV remote and the following instructions:
If you are a Sky TV customer the only way you can subscribe is online. Please visit our subscription page and follow the steps.
If you are a Virgin Media customer you will need to
contact the platform directly to add BoxNation to your TV package.
The number to call is 0845 840 7777.
On a Sky+ box: Press the services button on your remote; then select Systems set up (option number 4); and then Systems details (option number 5).
On a Sky+ HD box: Press the services button; then select option number 3 on screen to view your viewing card number.
The channel is normally activated within 20 minutes but can take up to 4 hours during peak times. We therefore recommend you subscribe as early as possible before an event you want to watch to make sure you don't miss a minute of it. To ensure there is no delay when sending your signals please ensure...
Yes, Simply follow our subscription process for all viewing card numbers that you would like activated to BoxNation & take out a new subscription for each card.
Yes, you don't need your phone line to be connected to subscribe. But you STILL need to put your phone number (the one Sky have listed for you) into the subscription form.
To end your BoxNation subscription, please call our support line on 0844 842 5005, we're open 10am-7pm Monday to Sunday.
Please resubscribe on the BoxNation website, by clicking on the link on the subscribe page and then selecting the yellow button that says "Returning Customer Subscribe Now".
Please do not go to Paywizard to resubscribe; and please do not top up your old Paywizard account.
Returning customers should use the same details they used the first time they set up their BoxNation and PayWizard account
This means the same:
- Username (this is the email address you first signed up with)
- Viewing card number
Please visit our dedicated app FAQ page here.
Signals normally take 20 minutes but can take up to 4 hours at peak times. Please ensure your viewing card is fully inserted into your digital box and your viewing will be with you as soon as possible.
We recommend contacting us to validate that the subscription has been processed correctly.
If you are receiving this error message, it is likely that the viewing card has not been inserted correctly. Remove and re-insert your viewing card into the slot marked Sky viewing card.
Please ensure that:
Try rebooting your box and checking your cable connections - Switch off your Sky box and TV at the mains. Next check that all the wires are firmly inserted into your Sky box and television. After three minutes, switch your Sky box and TV back on. If you are still experiencing this issue please contact your satellite provider.
Try rebooting your box and checking your cable connections - Switch off your Sky box and TV at the mains. Next check that all the wires are firmly inserted into your Sky box and television. After three minutes, switch your Sky box and TV back on.
Heavy rain, snowfall, electrical storms or gales are common causes for satellite signals not being received by your digital box which can and does affect the quality of your picture. This is usually a temporary problem which will resolve itself once the weather conditions return to normal.
PayWizard is a quick and easy way to pay for your BoxNation subscription. You will be setting up a PayWizard account as part of the subscription process to manage your monthly payments.
PayWizard manages your subscription to BoxNation so that you can login and check your monthly payments.
We understand the importance of using a trusted and safe system for taking payments through the BoxNation website. The PayWizard payment system has been developed to be as secure as possible and is PCI_DSS (Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard) Tier 1 compliant.
PayWizard is currently the only payment method accepted by BoxNation.
After selecting Sky on the subscription page, you'll be directed to the PayWizard page where you'll be asked to register and set up a PayWizard account.
During this process you'll be prompted to set up payments of £10 (€12.50 for ROI customers), which will be taken monthly from the credit card you enter, as well as paying a one-off registration fee of £10 for new or resubscribing Sky customers.
You should receive a confirmation email from BoxNation and PayWizard once this has been set up successfully.
Note: there is no need to set up or top up an 'ewallet' as part of this process - subscription payment cannot be taken from ewallet accounts.
If you are having issues subscribing, it's normally due to one of the following:
- Service is temporarily down due to
- We don't accept Maestro cards
- Your phone number and postcode needs to match EXACTLY those that you've registered with Sky
- The address you register with PayWizard must also match the address that your chosen credit or debit card is registered to
Before phoning our support line, please double check the last three points above don't apply to you.
You can contact the PayWizard customer service team through our contact us page here.
No, you are not required to 'top up' your PayWizard account for your BoxNation subscription. Each month BoxNation will ask PayWizard for you monthly subscription fee and this will be debited directly from your chosen payment method.
Your username is your email address. If you're a returning subscriber, this should be the same email address that you used when you first subscribed.
If you have forgotten your password there is a link on PayWizard under 'password' that you can click in order to be emailed a password reset.