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  #517212 5-Sep-2011 23:03
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The loop appears to be in HD on the HDi - its on my CRT but looks SO GOOD compared to vibe/living/discovery etc even on svideo and letterboxing it.




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  #517344 6-Sep-2011 10:16
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I will definitely be subscribing to the Soho channel.   More than happy to pay $10 a month for quality programmes in HD with screening dates very close to overseas screening dates.
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  #517347 6-Sep-2011 10:16
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Well, apparently it's free for all November, so we can all decide whether it's worth it then...

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  #517372 6-Sep-2011 10:44
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Its worth it at $10, but as it would be $20 to add an HD ticket to get it in HD once my half price deal runs out, I dont know about it.

If they have revised the ripoff HD charge by then, I will keep it, but at $20 for that stuff in HD probably not.




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  #517373 6-Sep-2011 10:46
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meh, I have multiroom so get free HD ticket anyway.

Might consider subscribing after the first month. We'll see what sort of programmes are actually on.

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  #517380 6-Sep-2011 11:01
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NonprayingMantis: meh, I have multiroom so get free HD ticket anyway.

Might consider subscribing after the first month. We'll see what sort of programmes are actually on.


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  #517586 6-Sep-2011 15:54
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im just wondering how long will it take to air the episode that was aired in US here. if its the following day ill be very impressed with it. hopefully we get discovary and natgeo in hd

 
 
 
 


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  #517608 6-Sep-2011 16:21
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The audio is only 2 channel dobly digital, i.e only left and right lights light up on my reciever.

With the adds on sky movies which are only left, right speakers audio all lights on reciever still light up,

Hopefully it will change once channel starts broadcasting properly, and get true 5.1 sound.

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  #518442 8-Sep-2011 10:28
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rugrat: The audio is only 2 channel dobly digital, i.e only left and right lights light up on my reciever.

With the adds on sky movies which are only left, right speakers audio all lights on reciever still light up,

Hopefully it will change once channel starts broadcasting properly, and get true 5.1 sound.


I am sure that there will be 5.1 sound for most programmes on SoHo.  Will be very disappointed if this is not the case

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  #519121 9-Sep-2011 19:52
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Perhaps after the tournament-that-shall-not-be-named-so-as-to-avoid-risk-of-prosecution there will be sufficient bandwidth (or what-have-you) to enable Discovery and Nat Geo to go HD


while those channels might go hd eventually, i dont see what that has to do with the rwc.

Are sky using extra bandwidth (extra channels) to cover the games? More than they would use each weekend of super rugby?

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  #519228 10-Sep-2011 11:04
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MarkX: I will definitely be subscribing to the Soho channel.?? More than happy to pay $10 a month for quality programmes in HD with screening dates very close to overseas screening dates.
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+1. $120 for a year of that is a simple no-brainer for us. Have seen some of the indicated series (eg The Sopranos, my all-time favourite and own all of the seasons on DVD) but many of them, like Boardwalk Empire, I will really look forward to. Can't see the point in having a decent HT set-up and not doing this SoHo thing.




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  #519345 10-Sep-2011 18:55
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I will probably get it. However, I will withhold judgement and the decision until I actually see a programming schedule.



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JonnyCam:
Perhaps after the tournament-that-shall-not-be-named-so-as-to-avoid-risk-of-prosecution there will be sufficient bandwidth (or what-have-you) to enable Discovery and Nat Geo to go HD




while those channels might go hd eventually, i dont see what that has to do with the rwc.



Are sky using extra bandwidth (extra channels) to cover the games? More than they would use each weekend of super rugby?


Well, in another thread it's been mentioned that Sky have stopped carrying the Freeview channels on their transponders.

That's probably helping things.

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Flippikat: Well, in another thread it's been mentioned that Sky have stopped carrying the Freeview channels on their transponders.

That's probably helping things.


Which thread is that ? I still can get all the freeview channels on Sky's STB. I have the "decoder only" rental option from Sky, and that only gives me access to the freeview channels.




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SepticSceptic:
Flippikat: Well, in another thread it's been mentioned that Sky have stopped carrying the Freeview channels on their transponders.

That's probably helping things.


Which thread is that ? I still can get all the freeview channels on Sky's STB. I have the "decoder only" rental option from Sky, and that only gives me access to the freeview channels.


The thread I started in the Sky forums, "Are Sky 'Freeloading' Freeview".  You still get the channels, it's just that Sky aren't the ones supplying the feeds.  Sky are using the Freeview feeds for some channels on their decoders.

Can I ask why you still rent the decoder from Sky when all the channels you get are available on Freeview, (plus a couple more as well)?  Freeview decoders can be had pretty cheap!

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