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  Reply # 288207 8-Jan-2010 16:21
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tstone:
allstarnz: actually, I see the January Sky Guide is advertising the coverage as being in HD, which means as least there should be something HD.

Sweet, I'll go and double-check my copy.


it's on page 35


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  Reply # 289208 12-Jan-2010 11:07
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It would be awesome if they did this as a 'press red' service like the BBC do with the olympics in the UK. Basically, when you're watching the olympics and press red you're then given a menu of events that are currently on, and you select the event you want to watch. The video is often embedded in an interactive screen with more details and information about the even you're watching, with an option to toggle between full-screen video and on-screen menu with links to the other streams. All these different streams could be considered as 'channels' I suppose -- it would certainly make watching it feel more 'tied-together' than five separate channels that you have to flick through manually.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 289215 12-Jan-2010 11:28
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ashnizzle: i hope its in HD. Usain Bolt in HD would be awesome!


My understanding is it is SD only.




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  Reply # 289216 12-Jan-2010 11:30
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lukei1: Stupid question, if you get Sky through Telstra all these extra channels appear just like for a normal Sky subscriber, correct?


Yes... Digital Only.  IF you subscribe to Sports package or Sports/Movie package you will recieve them




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  Reply # 289219 12-Jan-2010 11:31
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allstarnz: actually, I see the January Sky Guide is advertising the coverage as being in HD, which means as least there should be something HD.


Only on Sky Sports channels.. not on the individual Olympic channels.




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  Reply # 289222 12-Jan-2010 11:39
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allstarnz: actually, I see the January Sky Guide is advertising the coverage as being in HD, which means as least there should be something HD.


Only on Sky Sports channels.. not on the individual Olympic channels.


He means the Winter Olympics later this month / early next month, not the upcoming Commonwealth Games I think.

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  Reply # 289229 12-Jan-2010 11:48
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ZollyMonsta:
allstarnz: actually, I see the January Sky Guide is advertising the coverage as being in HD, which means as least there should be something HD.


Only on Sky Sports channels.. not on the individual Olympic channels.


He means the Winter Olympics later this month / early next month, not the upcoming Commonwealth Games I think.


correct.

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  Reply # 289230 12-Jan-2010 11:54
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Let me clarify... The 4x individual Winter Olympic Channels, from Feb 13th.. will be SD...
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