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Topic # 247742 20-Feb-2019 10:35
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I know this has been a bone of contention for many subscribers, so good news, Sky will drop it's $10 HD ticket fee, which I think is overdue and welcome.

 

 

 

Also reported,

 

 

 

Sky Television is preparing for the loss of a further 93,000 subscribers by June 2023 after reporting a 20 per cent profit drop for the six months to end of December.


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  Reply # 2184213 20-Feb-2019 10:37
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The timing of this is covenant...





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  Reply # 2184214 20-Feb-2019 10:37
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Hopefully they will be in one of these soon.





 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 2184218 20-Feb-2019 10:44
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About time the HD fee went. Now, for more channels IN HD.


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  Reply # 2184220 20-Feb-2019 10:49
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There are currently 41 channels on Sky that can go HD including 4 x Freeview and their own Auckland based playout, e.g., 5, Vibe, Rialto, Rugby Channel.

 

EDIT: I pick that they are still so tight that they only do the local stuff.


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  Reply # 2184240 20-Feb-2019 11:18
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Oh that extra $10 was the only thing stopping me from paying $100 for sky....let me sign back up.....not.

 

 





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  Reply # 2184247 20-Feb-2019 11:36
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Coil:

 

 

Hopefully they will be in one of these soon.

 

 

 

 

If you aren't a subsciber why do you care? Lots of people like Sky and find it reasonable value. It's also one of the only ways they can get access to content.

 

Seems a little petty.

 

 




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  Reply # 2184248 20-Feb-2019 11:38
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The timing of this is covenant...

 

 

Well, it's ok for there to be competition, right?

 

 


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  Reply # 2184250 20-Feb-2019 11:41
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Any 4K on Sky?





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  Reply # 2184251 20-Feb-2019 11:42
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Any 4K on Sky?

 

 

No news on this or the puck, sadly. 




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  Reply # 2184253 20-Feb-2019 11:44
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Puck is coming March is my understanding from previous reports/discussions.


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  Reply # 2184262 20-Feb-2019 11:58
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timmmay:

 

Any 4K on Sky?

 

 

No Sky device is 4K capable so moot point.


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  Reply # 2184296 20-Feb-2019 13:00
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I'm considering going although I'd prefer to stay. No F1 means a heavily diluted value now for me. But I'll stick around for the puck announcement, it may come a bit sooner now.

 

Its 750k subscribers now? Years ago it was over 800,000. Thats say 100,000 in a few years, thats not a lot per year despite the graveyard comments every year/month. Over 40% of NZ think its ok




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  Reply # 2184302 20-Feb-2019 13:09
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As long as the majority of Rugby is on Sky, and there isn't a practical and cheaper way to watch it, or until such time as I can find curated channels like Food TV which contain both overseas and Kiwi Chefs, I believe I will remain with Sky.

 

My kids mainly watch Youtube or Netflix now, but occasionally there might be something on Sky. Wouldn't keep it for kids content only.

 

 


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  Reply # 2184311 20-Feb-2019 13:30
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Good move with the HD ticket decrease. I'm paying $24.91 for starter and Sports is $29.90, so $54.81 per month, or $12.65 per week with the HD dropping off. I'm pretty happy with that for the amount of rugby, cricket, NBA and NFL I watch. 


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  Reply # 2184313 20-Feb-2019 13:33
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Good move with the HD ticket decrease. I'm paying $24.91 for starter and Sports is $29.90, so $54.81 per month, or $12.65 per week with the HD dropping off. I'm pretty happy with that for the amount of rugby, cricket, NBA and NFL I watch. 

 

 

How do you manage with no recording?


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