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Topic # 14353 29-Jun-2007 01:18
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Saw a teaser for this during a bit of aimless channel 28 watching tonight, but not much detail was disclosed except that it's premiering in July...

Does anybody know anything about this? Pricing, options, etc...?

Thanks in advance :]




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  Reply # 76279 29-Jun-2007 09:22
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There's an ad mentioning it in the July Skywatch. I think it was $6.95 per movie and only available with MySky decoders.



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  Reply # 76285 29-Jun-2007 10:05
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Ugh, that's lame. I was doing a bit of web hunting last night, and I surmised it'd be similar to a service offered by Sky UK where a selection of the week's programming was automatically downloaded to your MySky box, which I thought was pretty cool, and FREE! But hmmm, it seems not..




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  Reply # 76288 29-Jun-2007 11:11
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It's Sky's (overdue) movie on demand service. A chunk of space on the MySky HDD has been reserved for this since day 1 and the decoder downloads movies in the background so you can watch them when you want. It was due for launch months ago but has been delayed due to various reasons.

 

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Reply # 76692 3-Jul-2007 08:53
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  • SKY ON DEMAND
  • Movies are purchased within a period of time
  • A window of time is given for each title that you may wish to purchase
  • Movies cost $6.99 - other titles are being considered such as events etc..
  • This gives customer the choose to view when they want.
  • The titles are stored on the HDD and then erased once the expirey time has been reached.
  • You must have a phone jack and able to Callback for IPPV
  • Release date  July 2007

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