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Topic # 109200 14-Sep-2012 15:45 Send private message

Just got a promotional email from Sky saying iSky live sport streaming is now available for free to Sky Sport Subscribers (used to be just multi-room subscribers I believe).  This is good news.

I'm on TelstraClear ADSL, from reading other threads on here this may be not such good news...but let's see how it goes.





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  Reply # 686077 14-Sep-2012 16:11 Send private message

Its been free for months. Charging for a D1-CIF feed is pushing things I think. I don't consider the quality to be remotely acceptable.




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ADSL2+ sync (Kbps): 11577/945, attenuation (dB): 33.0/16.9, Noise margin (dB): 11.5/11.5



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  Reply # 686078 14-Sep-2012 16:15 Send private message

Spyware: Its been free for months. ...


Really?  I thought that was just for multi-room subscribers?  Wish someone had told me sooner.  Won't be using it a lot but it would have been handy on a few occasions.





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  Reply # 686080 14-Sep-2012 16:19 Send private message

Well at least free for, I also get mySky HDi and Sport free but is a standard deal.




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  Reply # 686081 14-Sep-2012 16:20 Send private message

it's been free for sports subscribers since the world cup I think.

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  Reply # 686085 14-Sep-2012 16:29 Send private message

yeah, don't see how this is big news. It's been free for ages.

I suppose it's nice to be able to watch a bit of the olympics or cricket at work, but vast majority of decent sproting events happen in the evening when I'm at home anyway, so why would I want ot watch crummy blocky picture on a tiny screen when I can watch HD on my big TV

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  Reply # 686109 14-Sep-2012 17:43 Send private message

I watched a European stream of an all blacks game and it was better quality and had no buffering issues, isky is terrible.

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  Reply # 686322 15-Sep-2012 08:45 Send private message

Quite a fan if iSky and it has been free for ages.
It fills a void when the Mrs is watching a boxset back to back!!!




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