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Topic # 180909 25-Sep-2015 22:36
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Does anyone watch the ABC 24-hour live news stream? I have had trouble with it intermittently and now it has stopped completely. Until today I was usually able to watch it though sometimes it would freeze for varying periods of time. Today I haven't been able to get it at all. I get the static image of the presenters and the loading progress bar but nothing else. Other ABC/iview sites all work normally. I would think there would be some kind of announcement if there was a technical problem but I can't find anything. Can anyone shed more light on this?
 




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  Reply # 1394631 25-Sep-2015 23:05
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Presumably American rather than Australian ABC.

Works for me in horrible lo-res with lo-fo sound via cable without a US proxy.

EDIT:  video is no better with a US proxy.




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  Reply # 1394643 25-Sep-2015 23:16
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Yes, I thought it was clear from the context which ABC I was referring to. You are right that the quality is poor, I think that is for people with slow connections, which seems to be an issue there, but I would still like to be able to get it. So you say you can stream it right now? I can't get anything and I don't know why. Like I said, no problem with other ABC/iview sites, just the live news. What could possibly cause that?





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  Reply # 1394644 25-Sep-2015 23:24
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I misread your reply. No, it is Australian ABC that I am interested in.





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  Reply # 1394645 25-Sep-2015 23:26
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Rikkitic: ...
So you say you can stream it right now? I can't get anything and I don't know why. Like I said, no problem with other ABC/iview sites, just the live news.

ABC News 24 is streaming perfectly for me right now using UnoTelly.

Bitrate is about 510kbps and the PQ looks great except for a bit of pixellation on shots where the camera pans quickly.  There is no stutter or freezing.







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  Reply # 1394646 25-Sep-2015 23:33
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Ok thanks I will check my unotelly setting again.





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  Reply # 1394659 26-Sep-2015 00:08
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Thanks for the verification. I found the problem. Something was blocking the site and not reporting it.





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