Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | ... | 210
75 posts

Master Geek


  # 878595 15-Aug-2013 10:48
Send private message

Kill the Rugby channel

6434 posts

Uber Geek


  # 878599 15-Aug-2013 10:51
One person supports this post
Send private message

if it is a dedicated new channel, then it is unlikely to be in HD I think.

If that is the case there will be a few people in this thread very disappointed as apparently watching football in anything less than HD makes you eyes bleed.

 
 
 
 


1927 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 878619 15-Aug-2013 11:04
Send private message

Yup me included. If it is not HD then I'm going to Al Jazeera sport as they have decent HD streaming. I'd also be disappointed to see that football in NZ has gone backwards at present rather than forwards.

26 posts

Geek


  # 878633 15-Aug-2013 11:20
Send private message

NonprayingMantis: if it is a dedicated new channel, then it is unlikely to be in HD I think.

If that is the case there will be a few people in this thread very disappointed as apparently watching football in anything less than HD makes you eyes bleed.

I really doubt they would be hiving off a new channel..... I suspect that they will do what they have been doing with 'Arse' TV & City TV and show their content in a program format on SkySports 1-4. I am also hoping they will be showing content from Spurs TV in the same way.

Isn't SkyTV's deal directly with the clubs and not with the EPL...?

As for the delayed weekly games, I have a terrible feeling that they will show these in program format a minimum of 12 hours after the games play, with the clubs own TV commentary, (ughhh!). I guess they could in theory show all four games at the same time over four channels, but there is nothing stopping them showing them sequentially. I guess we will all find out this coming weekend...!

COYS

61 posts

Master Geek


  # 878641 15-Aug-2013 11:25
Send private message

Hopefully, we'll find out before the weekend!! like, in the next few hours!

395 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 878682 15-Aug-2013 12:03
Send private message

Man Utd game is on at 12pm on Sunday afternoon on TV1 for those that didn't know.




Web development blog: http://www.devhour.net
Follow me on twitter: @JAGracie

29 posts

Geek


  # 878683 15-Aug-2013 12:04
Send private message

I am going to check out this Al Jazera too. 
Alternatively Arsenal player offers free replays, delayed of course. How delayed though, I am unsure. 

http://player.arsenal.com/

The quality is comparable to PLP. 

I wish sky would get their act together. I dont think I can stand a delay after 1pm......

 
 
 
 


559 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 878686 15-Aug-2013 12:14
Send private message

The deal Sky have with Arsenal appears to be Arsenal Player but in HD and on TV. When they appear on there will be the earliest the delayed replays are available but how soon remains to be seen. They had the Man City game the other day available very soon after the game finished.

Getting pretty close to the weekend now for there still to be nothing in the schedule. As it's been left so late and the schedule is now set for the weekend I wonder whether we might even end up missing out this week, or maybe not getting them until Wendesday/Thursday, then getting a better schedule next weekend. A same day screening will be fine for me (so if the 3am Sunday game can be screened at some point on Sunday etc) but I'm not going to try to avoid hearing results for several days.

898 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 878689 15-Aug-2013 12:16
Send private message

@skysportnz

Attention: @ufc Fans All @ufc action scheduled for SKY Sport 4 on Sunday can now be accessed on SKY Arena 65 and SKY Arena 66. #NOcharge

Looks like sky are clearing their schedule for sky sport 4 on sunday afternoon.

137 posts

Master Geek


  # 878717 15-Aug-2013 12:36
Send private message

Sommet has a game scheduled for 9:30pm Sunday night.

1420 posts

Uber Geek


  # 878718 15-Aug-2013 12:37
Send private message

There is plenty of room for new SD channels on Sky. You can bet MUTV being a niche channel, it will be a sports pack addon like the Rugby Channel, for an extra $6-$9 a month




 


61 posts

Master Geek


  # 878751 15-Aug-2013 12:56
Send private message

Apsattv: There is plenty of room for new SD channels on Sky. You can bet MUTV being a niche channel, it will be a sports pack addon like the Rugby Channel, for an extra $6-$9 a month


Isn't the Optus satellite at capacity? i.e. no room for more channels?

Even if there is room, I doubt Sky will try and charge for the extra channel(s). having lost the EPL, they could hardly justify charging us to see delayed footage on top of the existing subs, which haven't changed.

1927 posts

Uber Geek

Subscriber

  # 878756 15-Aug-2013 13:01
Send private message

Yeah Optus pretty much is, they had to reduce the quality of some of the feeds when they created the additional HD channels for the Olympics.

29 posts

Geek


  # 878764 15-Aug-2013 13:15
Send private message

gjen:
LFCNZ:
jasonm13:
LFCNZ:
jasonm13:
Benoire: @JasonM13. which VPN are you using to access Aljazeera?
You dont need a vpn just smart dns i believe then the connection is as good as your home connection


So does the Aljazerra look alot better?
It looks better to me as its coming from a hd source


What smart DNS service are you using?  I use Unblock US, but doesn't have any middle eastern countries, so need to find another smart DNS service that does if i wanted to have a look at this.


Have you tried mediahint.com great extension for Firefox or chome to get around the geoblocking. Only drawback is it's web based so will be convenient for some set-ups.

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...


Also hola.org seems to be a good option. I am watching their team guide now.
I guess if they show it free to air, then you can access this stuff. 

Its also worth mentioning that slingshot has global mode, which has turned off geoblocking. If that function still works. 

898 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 878774 15-Aug-2013 13:30
Send private message

Won't be a separate channel according to Andrew Gourdie
https://twitter.com/andrew_gourdie/status/367819815320174593
https://twitter.com/andrew_gourdie/status/367820025727430656
Just the 3 hour packages like already seen with arsenal etc

1 | ... | 68 | 69 | 70 | 71 | 72 | 73 | 74 | 75 | 76 | 77 | 78 | 79 | 80 | 81 | 82 | 83 | 84 | 85 | 86 | 87 | 88 | ... | 210
Filter this topic showing only the reply marked as answer View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Intel introduces cryogenic control chip to enable quantum computers
Posted 10-Dec-2019 21:32


Vodafone 5G service live in four cities
Posted 10-Dec-2019 08:30


Samsung Galaxy Fold now available in New Zealand
Posted 6-Dec-2019 00:01


NZ company oDocs awarded US$ 100,000 Dubai World Expo grant
Posted 5-Dec-2019 16:00


New Zealand Rugby Selects AWS-Powered Analytics for Deeper Game Insights
Posted 5-Dec-2019 11:33


IMAGR and Farro bring checkout-less supermarket shopping to New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2019 09:07


Wellington Airport becomes first 5G connected airport in the country
Posted 3-Dec-2019 08:42


MetService secures Al Jazeera as a new weather client
Posted 28-Nov-2019 09:40


NZ a top 10 connected nation with stage one of ultra-fast broadband roll-out completed
Posted 24-Nov-2019 14:15


Microsoft Translator understands te reo Māori
Posted 22-Nov-2019 08:46


Chorus to launch Hyperfibre service
Posted 18-Nov-2019 15:00


Microsoft launches first Experience Center worldwide for Asia Pacific in Singapore
Posted 13-Nov-2019 13:08


Disney+ comes to LG Smart TVs
Posted 13-Nov-2019 12:55


Spark launches new wireless broadband "Unplan Metro"
Posted 11-Nov-2019 08:19


Malwarebytes overhauls flagship product with new UI, faster engine and lighter footprint
Posted 6-Nov-2019 11:48



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.