1 ) I hear viacess is the best, should go for this, should work!
2 ) Once again viaccess is the best and is sold with al jazeera cards that are sold with cams.
3 ) Yeah worth spending the extra cash, get a few more channels.
4 ) Yes it will.
5 ) No, Not that I know of, Its been solid 8 years now I think al jazeera
6 ) Ebay, Look for someone with good feedback.