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Topic # 99856 28-Mar-2012 20:47
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Hey guys,

Just an update from Scott himself.


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  Reply # 601640 28-Mar-2012 23:13
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sweet. $10/month is a good price!
Are Kordia aware you have partnered with Quickflix? They seem to think it won't do too well!!

http://www.kordia.co.nz/_blog/Kordia_Blog/post/QuickFlix_Entering_New_Zealand_Market/

"I think QuickFlix will also struggle in NZ (due to Sky?s dominance) but their entry will spur Sky to enable further streaming and Video on Demand services and a larger more up to date catalogue on MySkyHDi and Igloo which will be good for NZ consumers. NZ ISPs will also benefit from the extra traffic."



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  Reply # 601670 29-Mar-2012 07:39
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$10 vs the $80+ Sky charges ? Yeah, it wont do well.... ;)

OK, we need to see the line up etc that Quickflix will offer first, but pretty sure Ill be signing up.




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  Reply # 601677 29-Mar-2012 07:55
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Just be careful folks, as this has a caveat: I've just received the press release and it seems Orcon will unmeter Quickflix from 1st May. Anything you use before that will be metered.




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  Reply # 601688 29-Mar-2012 08:34
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Have you seen what they offer - not much - old movies seem unlimited but new releases cost $6.99 per view and they only offer a handful of tv series

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  Reply # 601693 29-Mar-2012 08:41
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Sky has most of the new movies and new TV shows under contract so Quickfix must be limited to what they can screen

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  Reply # 601695 29-Mar-2012 08:45
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TV lineup looks a little thin, but I've signed, it either gets better, or I'll bin it - there does not appear to be a fixed contract according to my read of the Ts&Cs

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  Reply # 601704 29-Mar-2012 08:54
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Anyone know what sort of STB will support Quickflix??




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  Reply # 601714 29-Mar-2012 09:09
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PC and Mac only support at the moment in NZ.... in AU they support more devices but dont thibnk I saw any STB support but I didnt have a big hunt around.




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  Reply # 601715 29-Mar-2012 09:10
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Radiotron: TV lineup looks a little thin, but I've signed, it either gets better, or I'll bin it - there does not appear to be a fixed contract according to my read of the Ts&Cs


According to FAQ you can cancel pretty much anytime with no penalty etc.

They do have access to BBC's library apparently, but limited on HBO due to Sky - but HOBO have a share in Quickflix, so can see it changing when Skys contract is up for re-newal.
 




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  Reply # 601723 29-Mar-2012 09:36
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Just checked Sony Bravia models in list on Sony website for Quickflix and our model not listed KDL40V5500 - must need a more modern internet-ready TV although ours worked well with Caspa and Tivo ..




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  Reply # 601743 29-Mar-2012 10:16
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psychrn: Just checked Sony Bravia models in list on Sony website for Quickflix and our model not listed KDL40V5500 - must need a more modern internet-ready TV although ours worked well with Caspa and Tivo ..


And there is the problem in NZ.  Except for the PC option everything else is modern Sony based.  No other hardware vendors don't get a look in at present.  I have a 6 month old Panasonic BD player but looks like it's not on their list.. I'm not upgrading my TV , buying a PS3  or a Sony BD player..




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  Reply # 601765 29-Mar-2012 10:40
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Playstation 3 will work with quickflix also

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  Reply # 601766 29-Mar-2012 10:42
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Anyidea on how you get the app for the ps3?




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  Reply # 601774 29-Mar-2012 10:51
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Hmm now we need a Xbox App too.

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  Reply # 601780 29-Mar-2012 10:55
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If its anything like TVNZ on demand, it just shows up out of no where

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