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Topic # 62671 12-Jun-2010 00:45 Send private message

This is my wish list:

Sky Sport 3 HD
ESPN HD
Sky Movies 2 HD
Sky Movies 3 SD/HD
Discovery HD
Nat. Geo. HD
Prime HD

SyFi Channel
Discovery Science
Discovery Home & Health
BBC Knowledge
CBeebies
Boomerang

How about you guy's?

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  Reply # 340874 12-Jun-2010 06:59 Send private message

Not going to happen..

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  Reply # 340883 12-Jun-2010 09:00 Send private message

What he said and didn't this thread come a couple of months ago.




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  Reply # 340884 12-Jun-2010 09:01 Send private message

Only new channel we're likely to see is "More crap that was cheap but we can say we're adding more channels" channel.

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  Reply # 340985 12-Jun-2010 17:48 Send private message

Sky Sport 3 HD

Sky Movies 2 HD (but in saying that it is nice to be able to record a movie 1 hour later in SD on Sky Movies 2, thus saving room on the HDD)

ESPN HD (or widescreen atleast!!) Tony O'Brien from Sky said that they are in talks with the supplier to get a widescreen version in the very near future.

And I would like Sky to start getting the HD feeds of NRL and some rugby union from Fox Sports instead of just getting the Channel Nine broadcasts in HD.

To say the truth,Tony O'Brien said that Sky will not be getting any new HD channels this year due to cost related factors and the amount of bandwidth taken up on the Optus satellite.
You have to remember that with Australias FoxtelHD (Iq2) costs $130 AUD a month, where as in NZ Mysky hdi with HD cost just over $100 NZD (if you subscibe to all HD channels available).

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  Reply # 341296 13-Jun-2010 20:03 Send private message

Be very happy to see them all!

But more importantly, how much more is everyone willing to pay for each new channel??

I am currently cutting costs and reducing the number of packages I have subscribed to.

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  Reply # 341299 13-Jun-2010 20:21 Send private message

Don't they have some transponders reserved on Optus D3?

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  Reply # 341325 13-Jun-2010 21:54 Send private message

I would be happy to pay another $10-$15 pcm if they added all the channels I listed.

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  Reply # 341376 14-Jun-2010 05:57 Send private message

I do not care for HD for broadcast TV. All I want is channels like listed in the original post and I want a better bit rate that shows less pixelation on my 42" (HD) LCD. And an STB with HDMI but not a $600 setup cost (don't need a PVR).  And Christian TV with "normal" programmes on it, not 20 year old sermons, saw 2 channels broadcast in AU which are good.




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  Reply # 344967 24-Jun-2010 18:15 Send private message

Apart from improving the broadcast quality of channels such as Discovery .... I have one very simple request:

A dedicated motorsports channel .... 24/7 HD petrolhead goodness!

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  Reply # 351458 14-Jul-2010 16:14 Send private message

ESPN HD or at least widescreen is the one most on my list.  Having being spoiled by ESPN, ESPN2, and just about everything else HD in the last month, I'm annoyed at missing out.

Byrned: Only new channel we're likely to see is "More crap that was cheap but we can say we're adding more channels" channel.


that is but the ugly truth. 

every few months they'll put a new channel on that they can fill with endless replays of crud, taking up the smallest amount of bandwidth possible

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  Reply # 351714 15-Jul-2010 09:02 Send private message

allstarnz: every few months they'll put a new channel on that they can fill with endless replays of crud, taking up the smallest amount of bandwidth possible


Don't forget they'll also use a great proportion of the time to run advertisements.

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  Reply # 351724 15-Jul-2010 09:23 Send private message

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