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  Reply # 410086 26-Nov-2010 23:22
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Thanks greekus for details on this new website. Have bookmarked it for future viewing. Good to have these channels available. Also look forward to new videos on Ziln.

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  Reply # 410116 27-Nov-2010 05:55
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hi geek4me
pleased to be of assistance. web tv does have a place in our home.if you wanr an international perspective on world news you cant go passed aljazeera.
connected the laptop to tv and it goes well.
keep up the good work

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  Reply # 410144 27-Nov-2010 09:32
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greekus: hi geek4me
pleased to be of assistance. web tv does have a place in our home.if you wanr an international perspective on world news you cant go passed aljazeera.
connected the laptop to tv and it goes well.
keep up the good work


Wasn't aware of that one. Thanks Greekus!

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  Reply # 411554 1-Dec-2010 11:39
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Ziln.co.nz have recently stopped transmitting some of their streaming channels. Most of these channels can now be found at www.ecasttv.co.nz which like www.ziln.co.nz is zero rated for TelstraClear Broadband customers. ZILN will continue to provide some local channels and Video on Demand content.


So, TelstraClear has made sure that www.ecasttv.co.nz is also unmetered so that people who enjoyed those channels on Ziln can still do so for free as TelstraClear customers.

Important to point out that neither of these companies are owned by TelstraClear, who has no control over what they do with their content offerings.



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  Reply # 411619 1-Dec-2010 14:19
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I'd noticed that TelstraClear does not appear to charge for www.ecasttv.co.nz

I suspect however that the resolution now of these channels is less than it was on Ziln but I may be wrong on this. The picture quality on full-screen seems less.

Still, having the channels free is better than none at all so I mustn't complain.

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  Reply # 411642 1-Dec-2010 15:08
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So how come if telstra are willling to stream Ziln for free, why they won't sign up to TIVO or isky?

Fail Telstra...........Fail

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  Reply # 412440 3-Dec-2010 11:55
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hi geek4 me
you can change the quality by using a higher bit rate
there is a way of doing this on the menu at the bottom of the player
we get 768kbps and it looks like HD !
happy viewing

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