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What exactly is a CI Card adapter for

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What exactly is a CI Card adapter for
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Its a card that some providers use for services such as Pay per View.This makes it easier for the manufacture to not have to worry about licencing different technologies, and can just make this Common Interface (CI) slot so that different cards can be used in it. It is mainly used for Pay per view
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

So this would not be a sky box card?

No, they are for the Set Top boxes David
Thats a smart card used for id'ing the set top box itself
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