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Topic # 100508 12-Apr-2012 15:52
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Announcements, channel news and information about Choice TV, 
(To be the new home of discussions, about the launch and testing) 

 Choice TV launches 28th April 2012 on Freeview UHF 




 

 

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  Reply # 608331 12-Apr-2012 16:02
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Excellent stuff :-)

Upcoming milestones:

Monday 16 April:  Programme schedule will be released  

ChoiceTV website "launching soon"

(Source: https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/533018_358362590880732_263518193698506_1079511_119015131_n.jpg - ChoiceTV Facebook update)

Saturday 28 April: Launch of ChoiceTV

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  Reply # 608339 12-Apr-2012 16:38
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Will it have its EPG on Tivo?

 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 608362 12-Apr-2012 17:04
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BlueShift: Will it have its EPG on Tivo?


Best to Contact Choice TV via email:  info@choicetv.co.nz 




 

 

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  Reply # 608366 12-Apr-2012 17:14
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Looks like the place holder is up on DTT now, with no EPG or channel number mapped.

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Generally known online as OpenMedia, now working for Red Hat New Zealand as a Solution Architect for all things Linux, Virtual and of course Cloud. Still playing with MythTV and digital media on the side.

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  Reply # 608405 12-Apr-2012 18:37
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openmedia: Looks like the place holder is up on DTT now, with no EPG or channel number mapped.

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Good stuff - which mux is that on?

It's one to keep an eye on, chances are it'll run a promo loop not long after the schedule announcement on Monday.

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  Reply # 608412 12-Apr-2012 18:47
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Is this UHF exclusive/Will it be on satellite?



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  Reply # 608424 12-Apr-2012 19:02
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Stickman779: Is this UHF exclusive/Will it be on satellite?


Only on UHF at the moment, there has been a demand to make it nationwide, costs make it impossible for Choice TV to be on sat right now . 

 




 

 

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  Reply # 608591 13-Apr-2012 03:19
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Flippikat:
openmedia: Looks like the place holder is up on DTT now, with no EPG or channel number mapped.

SID - 1407
VPID - 556
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Good stuff - which mux is that on?

It's one to keep an eye on, chances are it'll run a promo loop not long after the schedule announcement on Monday.


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  Reply # 609038 13-Apr-2012 21:53
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tvninja:
Flippikat:
openmedia: Looks like the place holder is up on DTT now, with no EPG or channel number mapped.

SID - 1407
VPID - 556
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Good stuff - which mux is that on?

It's one to keep an eye on, chances are it'll run a promo loop not long after the schedule announcement on Monday.


Channel C


Cool, so it's on Kordia mux then, as you'd expect.. I see there's more details out on their Facebook page.

Someone asked "Any idea when you'll be testing (or putting a promo loop) on Freeview?"

ChoiceTV's response: "we are likely to be doing that in a week's time. Stay tuned!"

That place holder won't be a place holder for much longer, it seems....



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  Reply # 609192 14-Apr-2012 10:02
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So there is a tensmission signal in place? just that place holder? I can only get Satellite so Don't know anything on broadcasts made in UHF, When there is pictures can someone please put some screenshot images up of Promo Loop and Videos, and EPG etc.. so we know what to expect if we cant get get it?

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  Reply # 609203 14-Apr-2012 10:27
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joshhill96: So there is a tensmission signal in place? just that place holder? I can only get Satellite so Don't know anything on broadcasts made in UHF, When there is pictures can someone please put some screenshot images up of Promo Loop and Videos, and EPG etc.. so we know what to expect if we cant get get it?

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Yep, the PIDs are active per openmedia just no channel id etc yet.

From ffmpeg:

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    Stream #0.0[0x3ec]: Data: [11][0][0][0] / 0x000B
    Stream #0.1[0x22c]: Video: h264 (Main), yuv420p, 720x576
    Stream #0.2[0x25e](eng): Audio: aac_latm, 0 channels, s16


(From that recording which was 14 seconds long, there was no pictures etc)

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  Reply # 609205 14-Apr-2012 10:32
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Just did a scan on my "non Freeview" STB but no Choice TV here in Auckland.. Plenty of other stuff though on the "Non Freeview" part of the system..




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  Reply # 609217 14-Apr-2012 11:15
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old3eyes: Just did a scan on my "non Freeview" STB but no Choice TV here in Auckland.. Plenty of other stuff though on the "Non Freeview" part of the system..


Are you getting other non-freeview channels? Feeds or test signals, could be for Igloo 




 

 

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  Reply # 609265 14-Apr-2012 13:48
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Choice TV site now active and unparked from [freeparking]

http://choicetv.co.nz/ 




 

 

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  Reply # 609290 14-Apr-2012 15:28
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Are we going to be able to get it in the JDA areas?

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