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# 215446 27-Jun-2017 21:04
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This morning Americas Cup kept crashing on fan pass and now the Lions Rugby. The stream stops all the time. Other channels have no problem. So I've paid $300+ dollars for this and I am pissed off. Anyone else having issues?


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  # 1807941 27-Jun-2017 21:51
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I had lots of issues with fan pass.. they refunded me around 3-4 times after crap service.

So I gave up and joined sky satellite.

I think the only reason the have Fan pass is to piss you off so you buy a full sky subscription with sports and HD.

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  # 1807942 27-Jun-2017 21:53
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I had the same problems tonight.  first time ever.  If it continues - its goodbye FANPASS






 
 
 
 


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  # 1807954 27-Jun-2017 22:33
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the uptake on VDSL / UFB must have been promising





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  # 1807965 27-Jun-2017 23:23
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SkyGo was good tonight yet again!





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  # 1807966 27-Jun-2017 23:24
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Are FanPass and SkyGo running different players?





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  # 1807979 28-Jun-2017 04:42
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sonyxperiageek:

 

Are FanPass and SkyGo running different players?

 

 

think they come from different servers, not sure of the player side of things

 

and fan pass is not becoming skygo

 

skygo has been awesome for all the americas cup races, and all the lions/all blacks games ive watched. ZERO buffering, ZERO cutouts no issues at all. everything streamed in HQ goodness


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  # 1807987 28-Jun-2017 07:28
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I think Neolion (?) provides backend for Fanpass and Rugbypass, I mention this as Rugbypass wasn't the best last night either so maybe it was them having the issues? 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1808006 28-Jun-2017 08:21
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I've always found sky-go relatively reliable (don't use it that often), but via PC to a 46" telly it's a bit soft picture wise.  This is where fanpass looks better, but they killed the decent charges before the americas cup, and even the all blacks game this past weekend it would have been an option if they had the day pass.





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  # 1808027 28-Jun-2017 09:07
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Jase2985:

 

sonyxperiageek:

 

Are FanPass and SkyGo running different players?

 

 

think they come from different servers, not sure of the player side of things

 

and fan pass is not becoming skygo

 

skygo has been awesome for all the americas cup races, and all the lions/all blacks games ive watched. ZERO buffering, ZERO cutouts no issues at all. everything streamed in HQ goodness

 

 

Wonder how long before SkyGo becomes SkyGone??





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  # 1808032 28-Jun-2017 09:12
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What ISP's is everyone on?
IIRC Vodafone Cache some of this content. 




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  # 1808058 28-Jun-2017 09:16
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Spark. To be fair yesterday was the first time I have had an issue with FanPass. I hope it doesn't continue.


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  # 1808201 28-Jun-2017 13:32
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vodafone hfc 






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  # 1808206 28-Jun-2017 13:45
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dazhann:

 

I think Neolion (?) provides backend for Fanpass and Rugbypass, I mention this as Rugbypass wasn't the best last night either so maybe it was them having the issues? 

 

 

I had no problem with Rugbypass last night. 


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  # 1808211 28-Jun-2017 13:50
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Rugbypass was superb last night.  

 

My only comment would be that the frame rate does not seem quite as smooth as broadcast tv. Especially on fast moving action which is quite often with rugby. 

 

 


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  # 1808228 28-Jun-2017 14:09
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dazhann:

 

I think Neolion (?) provides backend for Fanpass and Rugbypass, I mention this as Rugbypass wasn't the best last night either so maybe it was them having the issues? 

 

 

And I think ComCast provide the backend for SkyGo.





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