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  # 2268220 2-Jul-2019 08:34
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ianajmes: You say you are particularly interested in Premier League and European comps in football in which case you could be well served by Apple TV as Spark Sport will have Premier League and will have an app for Apple TV very soon and Fan pass is already available and I assume they will have Champions league on SkySport.

 

This is a great point and with Fan Pass I can watch the other NZ sports teams as well. Would be good if Sky brought out an on demand app for sports as well!

 

 

They have one, Sky Go. All sports channels


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  # 2268226 2-Jul-2019 08:43
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Sky Go isn't on demand is it, it is just the sky channels streaming?

 

It's also mobile only - no casting or AirPlay I believe.


 
 
 
 




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  # 2268227 2-Jul-2019 08:44
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davidcole:

 

BM0617:

 

ianajmes: You say you are particularly interested in Premier League and European comps in football in which case you could be well served by Apple TV as Spark Sport will have Premier League and will have an app for Apple TV very soon and Fan pass is already available and I assume they will have Champions league on SkySport.

 

This is a great point and with Fan Pass I can watch the other NZ sports teams as well. Would be good if Sky brought out an on demand app for sports as well!

 

 

They already have fanpass which is probably as good as you're going to get.

 

 

 

 

Yea but Fanpass is not on demand though, is it? 🤞 hopefully that changes if it's not




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  # 2268228 2-Jul-2019 08:45
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BM0617:

 

ianajmes: You say you are particularly interested in Premier League and European comps in football in which case you could be well served by Apple TV as Spark Sport will have Premier League and will have an app for Apple TV very soon and Fan pass is already available and I assume they will have Champions league on SkySport.

 

This is a great point and with Fan Pass I can watch the other NZ sports teams as well. Would be good if Sky brought out an on demand app for sports as well!

 

 

They have one, Sky Go. All sports channels

 

 

 

 

Sky Go isnt on demand though is it? I thought it was live only


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  # 2268235 2-Jul-2019 08:52
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SkyGo is streaming and OD, it has OD, sports, boxed sets, catchup, etc, quite a few Sky channels

 

Scrolling down Sports OD, there is a lot there

 

Fanpass is 59, or 39 for 6 months? If you got Sky with the cheap Sky box thats I think 55 for Starter and Sport, and SkyGo 




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  # 2268276 2-Jul-2019 10:08
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tdgeek:

 

SkyGo is streaming and OD, it has OD, sports, boxed sets, catchup, etc, quite a few Sky channels

 

Scrolling down Sports OD, there is a lot there

 

Fanpass is 59, or 39 for 6 months? If you got Sky with the cheap Sky box thats I think 55 for Starter and Sport, and SkyGo 

 

 

 

 

Just had a bit of a play around and it looks like the OD sports are only highlights? I didnt know about Box Set that is there though which is quite good


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  # 2268296 2-Jul-2019 10:47
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tdgeek:

 

BM0617:

 

ianajmes: You say you are particularly interested in Premier League and European comps in football in which case you could be well served by Apple TV as Spark Sport will have Premier League and will have an app for Apple TV very soon and Fan pass is already available and I assume they will have Champions league on SkySport.

 

This is a great point and with Fan Pass I can watch the other NZ sports teams as well. Would be good if Sky brought out an on demand app for sports as well!

 

 

They have one, Sky Go. All sports channels

 

 

Sky Go isn't on Apple TV, and no way to get it there.  Fanpass is the current only allowed way of getting Sky Content on an Apple TV





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  # 2268302 2-Jul-2019 10:54
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davidcole:

 

tdgeek:

 

BM0617:

 

ianajmes: You say you are particularly interested in Premier League and European comps in football in which case you could be well served by Apple TV as Spark Sport will have Premier League and will have an app for Apple TV very soon and Fan pass is already available and I assume they will have Champions league on SkySport.

 

This is a great point and with Fan Pass I can watch the other NZ sports teams as well. Would be good if Sky brought out an on demand app for sports as well!

 

 

They have one, Sky Go. All sports channels

 

 

Sky Go isn't on Apple TV, and no way to get it there.  Fanpass is the current only allowed way of getting Sky Content on an Apple TV

 

 

True, yes.


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  # 2268352 2-Jul-2019 11:59
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My set-up.

 

 

 

No Sky dish, no UHF aerial on the house.

 

 

 

ATV4k with the following apps.

 

Local apps & non georestricted:

 

Youtube, TVNZ, Three, Lightbox (Netflix, Prime TV)

 

 

 

Overseas Apps through a DNS service:

 

All4, BBC, ITV, SBS, ABC, Seven, Nine, Ten & Kayo

 

 

 

Equals more than enough entertainment choice for my wife and I. I'm not even currently subscribed to Netflix or Prime TV as I found I wasn't using them but I do subscribe occasionally for a month at a time to binge something that I'm interested in. The only thing missing from above is English Premier League. For this you could use Fanpass but if you're going to use a DNS service for overseas content then Optus Sport from Aus is better value.

 

 

 

 


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  # 2268372 2-Jul-2019 12:39
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Senecio:

 

My set-up.

 

 

 

No Sky dish, no UHF aerial on the house.

 

 

 

ATV4k with the following apps.

 

Local apps & non georestricted:

 

Youtube, TVNZ, Three, Lightbox (Netflix, Prime TV)

 

 

 

Overseas Apps through a DNS service:

 

All4, BBC, ITV, SBS, ABC, Seven, Nine, Ten & Kayo

 

 

 

Equals more than enough entertainment choice for my wife and I. I'm not even currently subscribed to Netflix or Prime TV as I found I wasn't using them but I do subscribe occasionally for a month at a time to binge something that I'm interested in. The only thing missing from above is English Premier League. For this you could use Fanpass but if you're going to use a DNS service for overseas content then Optus Sport from Aus is better value.

 

 

 

 

Do you get all those overseas ones and the NZ ones without having to change DNS settings between?

 

I found when I had DNS4Me setup on mine, the NZ On Demand apps wouldn't work very well. TV3 I think had real issues loading up at full resolution (though, that may have been TVNZ, I can't remember accurately).


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  # 2268488 2-Jul-2019 13:48
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Easy to create you own DNS server that only forwards as necessary to DNS4ME, the other traffic forwarded to your ISP DNS or where ever by default.


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trig42:

 

Do you get all those overseas ones and the NZ ones without having to change DNS settings between?

 

I found when I had DNS4Me setup on mine, the NZ On Demand apps wouldn't work very well. TV3 I think had real issues loading up at full resolution (though, that may have been TVNZ, I can't remember accurately).

 

 

Yes, with the exception of channel Ten. If you look in detail at the DNS4Me services in the user console it will tell you which services conflict with other. If I enable Ten then it conflicts with the local on demand content so I only enable it when I want to watch something and disable it after. Luckily there's not much content I want to watch on Ten.


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  # 2274439 11-Jul-2019 09:21
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For those that have an Apple TV does the plex app and the sky sport app (for the rugby World Cup) not require casting?
These would be our two main uses for it at this stage and I really don’t want to have to cast from another device in order to watch something on the tv.
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Loismustdye: For those that have an Apple TV does the plex app and the sky sport app (for the rugby World Cup) not require casting?
These would be our two main uses for it at this stage and I really don’t want to have to cast from another device in order to watch something on the tv.
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I’m thinking you mean Spark Sport app?


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eracode:

 

Loismustdye: For those that have an Apple TV does the plex app and the sky sport app (for the rugby World Cup) not require casting?
These would be our two main uses for it at this stage and I really don’t want to have to cast from another device in order to watch something on the tv.
Thanks

 

I’m thinking you mean Spark Sport app?

 

 

Spark Sport is now on Apple TV4. Works well


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