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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 352068 15-Jul-2010 19:46 Send private message

yes, perhaps a few incentives like buy one episode get one free or something like that.
A few of the later versions of series might help as well, I had a look through some of them and some are older series, not something you want to pay for anyway as they have already aired on TV..

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  Reply # 352071 15-Jul-2010 19:51 Send private message

All of caspa needs newer stuff on it actually.
The problem is even the movies on there aren't new release's and they want $6.95 for them.
You could get the same at the video rental store for a couple of $$ and keep it for a week.
If they want to charge that much they need to be the latest hot off the press, then I may get movies from them ...

They could almost replace the video store if they did it right, after all they have no discs to wear out, no store overheads as everything is downloaded...

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  Reply # 352074 15-Jul-2010 19:59 Send private message

They seem to have a lot more content on the USA TiV0..
Why can't they stream the same to here ??
http://www.tivo.com/mytivo/product-features/web-on-tv/index.html

or on demand here:
http://www.tivo.com/mytivo/product-features/on-demand/index.html




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Master Geek


  Reply # 352190 16-Jul-2010 07:37 Send private message

Looked last night. Glad I didn't hold my breath.

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Reply # 352191 16-Jul-2010 08:09 Send private message

compost:
Bainn: This is a BIG step in the right direction


A reshuffle of categories. With added sponsorship. Delivered later than promised.

No new content, and no change to pricing. So do you STILL think it's a big step?

I really hope CASPA will change focus to building a customer base instead of prematurely scrabbling for revenue.

You summed it up so well. "Caspa goes to another level!" - what a joke!

Aside from the added product advertising and reorganisng their content nothing has changed.

Has anyone tried to go to their Facebook that they also mentioned in that email? It seems it doesn't even exist???

Very disappointing.

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  Reply # 352192 16-Jul-2010 08:31 Send private message

At best it borders on misleading advertising, at worst fraud. Maybe  a complaint to the Commerce Commission is due.




Mike

 Interesting. You're afraid of insects and women. Ladybugs must render you catatonic.

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  Reply # 352373 16-Jul-2010 16:23 Send private message

From Tivo Aus:

EXCLUSIVE: Hybrid TV’s chief executive Robbee Minicola said that by late 2010 their CASPA video on demand service will have FREE advertiser funded pay per view TV shows and movies on TiVO Australia PVRs and other devices, in a one-on-one interview with Rambling Thoughts Blog late last week.

Read more here: http://tiny.cc/CASPAchannels

If you go to the very bottom, NZ does get a mention. We should be used to that.



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  Reply # 352409 16-Jul-2010 17:59 Send private message

http://www.bhatt.id.au/blog/tivo-australia-caspa-to-offer-ad-funded-pay-per-view-tv-episodes-and-mov.../

This just got interesting. I can handle that.

"From September the CASPA TV content will be sponsored whereby you can pay eg: $1.95 for an episode or choose to make XYZ brand pay instead.

XYZ brand is then the sole advertiser during that program and if you choose this option you?ll be forced to watch several unskippable ads during the show which can?t be fast forwarded."

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  Reply # 352570 17-Jul-2010 09:07 Send private message

JAYJAY: http://www.bhatt.id.au/blog/tivo-australia-caspa-to-offer-ad-funded-pay-per-view-tv-episodes-and-mov.../

This just got interesting. I can handle that.

"From September the CASPA TV content will be sponsored whereby you can pay eg: $1.95 for an episode or choose to make XYZ brand pay instead.

XYZ brand is then the sole advertiser during that program and if you choose this option you?ll be forced to watch several unskippable ads during the show which can?t be fast forwarded."


If this means most of the CASPA content will be free with ads and sponsorship then sign me up! Give me a Cadburys hat and I'll wear it all the time :)




A time-poor geek is hardly a geek at all



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  Reply # 352578 17-Jul-2010 09:34 Send private message

I couldn't agree more. I am far more interested in caspa now.

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  Reply # 360469 30-Jul-2010 23:09 Send private message

Things look like they're moving along on this.

[Wildly inaccurate speculation edited out]




A time-poor geek is hardly a geek at all



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  Reply # 360803 31-Jul-2010 20:49 Send private message

I am looking forward to the MAN CHANNEL.

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Ultimate Geek

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  Reply # 360815 31-Jul-2010 21:15 Send private message

When does it become free on the cadbury sponsored Bella tv.
I just checked and mine is still saying $1.95 per episode.
I thought they said it was supposed to give you a choice of Pay or Sponsor Adverts for free TV



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  Reply # 360818 31-Jul-2010 21:20 Send private message

September I believe.

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