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  Reply # 878074 14-Aug-2013 12:52
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gjen: I'm gonna see if I can access http://stream.nbcsports.com/liveextra/ and watch this way for free before trying to sign-up for a local service...


That service is like espn3.com where you have to login with your tv provider. worth a shot but probably won't work (unless you know someone in the US with the relevant cable subscription.) 

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  Reply # 878076 14-Aug-2013 12:54
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Finally, PLP has updated their schedule to the correct dates/times

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 878078 14-Aug-2013 12:54
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The schedule has been updated (for the first round at least) with the correct kickoff times.

edit: zing swansnz. beat me by seconds.

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  Reply # 878111 14-Aug-2013 14:11
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Well it's a start I guess.

Now on to bigger bandwidth.

Small steps people. Small steps.

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  Reply # 878117 14-Aug-2013 14:40
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Just dropped $204 on the platinum package.
I was experiencing a bit of pixelation when going full screen (noticed it on NFL gamepass too) so I googled it, and found that others had had issues with chromes own flash plugin, and if you disable it and just use the universal plugin it's better, So i did that and it's better now.

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  Reply # 878136 14-Aug-2013 14:55
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Fu$k stil not sure what to do, if Sommets delayed Liverpool games are more than 12 hours delayed, will probably pay for PLP.

Why could Sky just get te rights, easier then!

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  Reply # 878139 14-Aug-2013 14:57
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LFCNZ: Fu$k stil not sure what to do, if Sommets delayed Liverpool games are more than 12 hours delayed, will probably pay for PLP.

Why could Sky just get te rights, easier then!


the first one is sunday at 9:30pm according to their guide.

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  Reply # 878143 14-Aug-2013 15:00
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guys, the NZtech podcast (on geekzone front page) has an interview with the CEO of Coliseum. worth a listen.

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  Reply # 878151 14-Aug-2013 15:07
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For those that don't have the ability (at work), any thing interesting worth mentioning?

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  Reply # 878156 14-Aug-2013 15:10
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Just listening now. Tim Martin reckons there won't be any restrictions on the games TVNZ can play so could be games from the top 6 every week.

Edit: Also sounds like they've got the same thing as they do with NFL gamepass where someone bookmarks the goals, yellow/red cards, and highlights. so you can skip straight to that play. 

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  Reply # 878171 14-Aug-2013 15:43
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Yeh I listened to that this morning. He says HD is on the way which is good to hear, but the stuff he said about the on-demand viewing window seems to directly contradict what plp's customer service has advised.

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  Reply # 878175 14-Aug-2013 15:52
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He also said it's locally Cached ?? which is not true

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  Reply # 878212 14-Aug-2013 16:52
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gjen: He also said it's locally Cached ?? which is not true


It is, it will be cached at Akamai in NZ.

Obviously the original stream comes from the UK, but they only need to pull down 1 stream and then locally people will stream from akamai which will provide a good experience.
 this means you don't get 10,000 people all trying to stream the same thing from an international destination, which would be a rubbish experience.

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  Reply # 878235 14-Aug-2013 17:17
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Kim587: Yeh I listened to that this morning. He says HD is on the way which is good to hear, but the stuff he said about the on-demand viewing window seems to directly contradict what plp's customer service has advised.


This is how they replied to me.....

Greetings,

The one time is not been enforced.

All games will be archived for on demand or replay viewing but some
matches will only be avaible until the start of the next round. There
will be 250 matches that are available on demand or in replay for the
duration of your subscription. The other 130 matches will only be
available on demand or on replay until the start of the next round or
about a week's time. You can access those multiple times within that
period.

If you have any additional questions please let us know.

Thank you,
Premier League Pass Support



Ticket Details

Ticket ID: QKZ-986-35052
Department: Premier League Pass
Type: Issue
Status: Pending Cust Update
Priority: Normal


.......can't really hold them to it, of course, but it does sound like there has been a concious decision not to enforce the one time viewing.

It would help if they gave out consistent info though.

Graham

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  Reply # 878237 14-Aug-2013 17:20
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Well on the podcast he said that every game could be watched within 24 hours of the live game, and 250 could be watched on demand until the next round of matches. It is, as you say, very inconsistent.

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