1st - You will need a sky dish fitted to the right angle to obtain the pictures. It will require a different LMB on the end to the one in the uk, so bringing that one over is pointless, as it will not work.
2nd - The box frequency will need to be reset, you can do this yourself in the menu options, to frequency 11740. (in England the frequency is 11778) If the box ever goes off, it may reset its self to 11778, so you will need to reset it again.
3rd - You will only be able to get a few channels FREE over here.
Sky News 501
BBC News 503
CNN News 506
Bid up tv 456
Five US 173
Five US+1 174
Channel 5 105
plus some smaller channels, but not many
On BBC News, if you press the RED Interactive button, you can also receive all the LIVE Sport Interactive
programmes that the BBC are showing, like Tennis, Formula 1, Match of the Day etc