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Topic # 27273 20-Oct-2008 14:33 Send private message

I vaguely recall reading somewhere that TV3 were to bring two new channels to Freeview as part of their agreement. Does anyone know about this?




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  Reply # 172311 20-Oct-2008 17:13 Send private message

That was my understanding, as well. And one of those channels was going to use Bathurst as its premier according to an article written by a NZPCWorld journalist earlier this year. Scott Bartley, I think as I cannot locate the specific magazine at present.

It also stated that as part of their agreement with Freeview, the channels were required to broadcast within a certain time after their initial Freeview broadcasting. But as to when, who knows.




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  Reply # 172322 20-Oct-2008 17:27 Send private message

Similar to TVNZ, Mediaworks have to launch a new channel within the 1st year of Freeview being up and running. So the new channel has to be up by the start of April to keep its side of the deal of the injection of Goverment Cash. There are plans and the Herald had an interesting article about what the content may be. If I find a link, I'll post it.


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  Reply # 172767 22-Oct-2008 13:51 Send private message

A music channel to replace what was on c4 before they ruined it would be a nice start...




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  Reply # 173349 24-Oct-2008 14:15 Send private message

What would be nice is a dedicated movie channel and a dedicated Sci Fi channel




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