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Topic # 74408 29-Dec-2010 11:59 Send private message

Stratos Television will start broadcasting free-to-air throughout New Zealand on Freeview’s digital terrestrial television (DTT) platform from March 1, 2011.

http://www.freeviewnz.tv/site/news_article/stratos_to_broadcast_free-to-air_programmes_across_nz

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  Reply # 422359 29-Dec-2010 12:14 Send private message

hope they sort out their screen resolution problems

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  Reply # 422374 29-Dec-2010 13:49 Send private message

Hope they sort out their content problems before worrying about the low resolution and bitrates.




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  Reply # 422378 29-Dec-2010 13:54 Send private message

I think it's so funny when people who have no understanding of what they're writing about write press releases.

Sttarus currently have nationwide coverage "across NZ" via Freeview DVB-S.

The launch on DVB-T will mean those without DVB-S will be able to pick the signal up but it isn't nationwide!


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  Reply # 422389 29-Dec-2010 15:04 Send private message

sbiddle: I think it's so funny when people who have no understanding of what they're writing about write press releases. Sttarus currently have nationwide coverage "across NZ" via Freeview DVB-S. The launch on DVB-T will mean those without DVB-S will be able to pick the signal up but it isn't nationwide!


freeview article: Stratos, which has been screening on DHT (satellite services) for the past three years, can already be seen throughout the country via Freeview and Sky Digital. For viewers that has meant having a satellite dish and receiver.

DTT is broadcast across the country from point-to-point via broadcast towers and can be picked up by 80% of homes through domestic antennas.


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  Reply # 422393 29-Dec-2010 15:08 Send private message

This "announcement" was already in our Freeview Q&A I posted earlier this month (Dec 2010) - if you read the answers then you already knew about Stratos.

Every few months we do a Freeview Q&A.

 




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  Reply # 422410 29-Dec-2010 15:55 Send private message

I hope there content improves as well... I only watch al jazeera on it.

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  Reply # 422428 29-Dec-2010 18:17 Send private message

freitasm: This "announcement" was already in our Freeview Q&A I posted earlier this month (Dec 2010) - if you read the answers then you already knew about Stratos.

Every few months we do a Freeview Q&A.
 


They probably gave up after all the we don't know ask TVNZ/mediaworks answers.




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  Reply # 422494 29-Dec-2010 21:47 Send private message

GeekGuy: I hope there content improves as well... I only watch al jazeera on it.


 

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