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  Reply # 1569571 10-Jun-2016 16:52
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gjdavies75:

 

NZ Herald reporting that Sky are close to striking a deal with BeIN for the EPL rights.

 

Hopefully this means I can breath a sigh of relief with regards to my football addiction.

 

Purely speculation on my part, but I wonder if the merger with Vodafone could potentially see a 'premier league pass' type streaming service at some point in the next year or so?

 

 

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11654002

 

 

I think the NBR are saying that the deal is done.  Some sort of popup channel.  Which will infuriate the FanPass audience.  


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  Reply # 1569578 10-Jun-2016 16:58
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gjdavies75:

 

NZ Herald reporting that Sky are close to striking a deal with BeIN for the EPL rights.

 

Hopefully this means I can breath a sigh of relief with regards to my football addiction.

 

Purely speculation on my part, but I wonder if the merger with Vodafone could potentially see a 'premier league pass' type streaming service at some point in the next year or so?

 

 

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11654002

 

 

I think the NBR are saying that the deal is done.  Some sort of popup channel.  Which will infuriate the FanPass audience.  

 

 

 

 

Can I ask where you read this? Would love to know more...


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  Reply # 1569603 10-Jun-2016 17:17
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gjdavies75:

 

ockel:

 

gjdavies75:

 

NZ Herald reporting that Sky are close to striking a deal with BeIN for the EPL rights.

 

Hopefully this means I can breath a sigh of relief with regards to my football addiction.

 

Purely speculation on my part, but I wonder if the merger with Vodafone could potentially see a 'premier league pass' type streaming service at some point in the next year or so?

 

 

 

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11654002

 

 

I think the NBR are saying that the deal is done.  Some sort of popup channel.  Which will infuriate the FanPass audience.  

 

 

 

 

Can I ask where you read this? Would love to know more...

 

 

Yeah, I'm sure that I read this this morning.  It was the popup channels that made it memorable - and I dont think it was with respect to COPA America popup.  And yet now cant find it.  The only reference I can find was that the asking price was too rich for Sky at the moment.  

 

I must be wrong.  Apologies for any misunderstanding.


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  Reply # 1569604 10-Jun-2016 17:17
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Just note, it was this very month back in 2013 that the EPL rights were announced. so must be very very close. 

 

 And wondering if Prime will show a delayed game every week, seeing as its in HD and all as well. 





 

 

Josh Hill 


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  Reply # 1569607 10-Jun-2016 17:19
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Can only find the Herald story making reference to this at the moment.

 

However, Sky have announced a deal for the golf, so it looks like they are tying down the sports broadcast rights at the moment. Keeping fingers crossed here......


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  Reply # 1569611 10-Jun-2016 17:25
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So happy if true.


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  Reply # 1569672 10-Jun-2016 18:37
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can anyone remember in the past if sky showed all the games or just a select few???


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  Reply # 1569684 10-Jun-2016 18:51
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It was fine if you supported a team in the top 6 or so but for those towards the lower ranks it wasnt so good.

 

ie I usually only saw Norwich play when they were playing the higher sides. For me, the great thing about PLP was I could watch 80%+ of Norwich's games.

 

 

 

A.

 

 


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  Reply # 1569707 10-Jun-2016 19:29
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joshhill96:

 

Just note, it was this very month back in 2013 that the EPL rights were announced. so must be very very close. 

 

 And wondering if Prime will show a delayed game every week, seeing as its in HD and all as well. 

 

 

 

 

Josh - any news on Freeview Prime HD?





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It was fine if you supported a team in the top 6 or so but for those towards the lower ranks it wasnt so good.

 

ie I usually only saw Norwich play when they were playing the higher sides. For me, the great thing about PLP was I could watch 80%+ of Norwich's games.

 

 

 

A.

 

 

 

 

 

 

awesome thanks for that

 

 

 

i'm gonna miss PLP. Every single game live or on demand was just awesome


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  Reply # 1569990 11-Jun-2016 14:09
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Interview with Richard Last from Sky Sport with Tony Veitch confirming the rights on Sky. Pop up EPL 24hr channel $11.96 a month, which includes a second channel Bein Sports 2 which will have La Liga, Ligue 1. Still English Championship, Champions League, Europa League, League Cup on Sky without having to subscribe.

 

Extra 3 pop up channels on Sunday & Monday morning NZ time so that they can play 4 live games if necessary.

 

Also mentioned Bein Connect (online service) which we can subscribe to without having Sky, maybe closer to $18 a month he thought.

 

Skip to 9:30

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.00.00-S.mp3

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.15.00-S.mp3


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  Reply # 1569992 11-Jun-2016 14:21
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Interview with Richard Last from Sky Sport with Tony Veitch confirming the rights on Sky. Pop up EPL 24hr channel $11.96 a month, which includes a second channel Bein Sports 2 which will have La Liga, Ligue 1. Still English Championship, Champions League, Europa League, League Cup on Sky without having to subscribe.

 

Extra 3 pop up channels on Sunday & Monday morning NZ time so that they can play 4 live games if necessary.

 

Also mentioned Bein Connect (online service) which we can subscribe to without having Sky, maybe closer to $18 a month he thought.

 

Skip to 9:30

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.00.00-S.mp3

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.15.00-S.mp3

 

 

Interesting - so a replica of BeIn's offering in Australia before Foxtel added the BeIn channels to its sport package.  Add-on channel or via the website.  Will be interesting to see if the online option includes the other content that BeIn has already wholesaled to Sky.


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  Reply # 1570012 11-Jun-2016 15:11
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Sounds like from the last question of the interview, that if you subscribe the $12 a month you also get access to bein connect to watch any game (when there are more than 4 at a time)

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  Reply # 1570044 11-Jun-2016 16:02
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mercurial10:

 

Interview with Richard Last from Sky Sport with Tony Veitch confirming the rights on Sky. Pop up EPL 24hr channel $11.96 a month, which includes a second channel Bein Sports 2 which will have La Liga, Ligue 1. Still English Championship, Champions League, Europa League, League Cup on Sky without having to subscribe.

 

Extra 3 pop up channels on Sunday & Monday morning NZ time so that they can play 4 live games if necessary.

 

Also mentioned Bein Connect (online service) which we can subscribe to without having Sky, maybe closer to $18 a month he thought.

 

Skip to 9:30

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.00.00-S.mp3

 

http://120.138.20.16/WeekOnDemand/radiosport/2016.06.11-13.15.00-S.mp3

 

 

 

 

Fabulous news.

 

Thanks for the confirmation!!


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  Reply # 1570086 11-Jun-2016 17:38
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Sounds like the perfect deal to suit everyone if you can get the online package without Sky.


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