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# 105678 7-Jul-2012 17:40
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Trackside will officially join Freeview Satellite very soon, Most users might of tuned into a non-freeview SKY FTA broadcast of the channel already.

However Trackside is testing at the moment and can be found on Channel 11 soon with a full Freeview EPG 

I know this may not interest many, but another channel on top of Choice TV to launch on Optus D1


Firstlight TV may broadcast on Satellite too in the future 




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  # 652383 7-Jul-2012 21:49
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joshhill96: Trackside will officially join Freeview ...
...Choice TV to launch on Optus D1
...Firstlight TV may broadcast on Satellite too 


I know this may not interest many...

Amen!

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  # 652389 7-Jul-2012 22:26
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Is kordia pulling the bandwidth out of their butts? I hope that Kordia does not rebroadcast Trackside on their Mux.

I dobt that firstlight would be able to go on sat, everything is full on the Freeview side now with ChoiceTV broadcasting.




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  # 652424 8-Jul-2012 00:33
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We could shutdown the plus one channels, useless as they are, and put the bandwidth to better use, such as I suggest here:

http://extra-channels.com/2012/07/08/extra-channels-that-could-be-part-of-freeview/


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  # 652454 8-Jul-2012 09:24
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And what about the extra bandwidth TV1 is using with all those feeds.

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  # 652461 8-Jul-2012 10:09
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+1 for the comments above.  The +1's may be popular, but with TV's starting to have time shift abilities and PVR's becoming more popular, they are required less and less.

And the fact that SKY rebroadcasts an HD version of NZ's free to air channels 1 - 3.
Now not everyone could use this, but the latest freeview sat PVR's are all DVB-S2/DVB-S HD capable...

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  # 652474 8-Jul-2012 11:29
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ajw: And what about the extra bandwidth TV1 is using with all those feeds.


Maintained for regionlised ad breaks only. They serve no other purpose :(




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  # 652543 8-Jul-2012 16:18
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I was told that there was a way they could regionalize the ad's and not the program but it never happened because of some stupid reason. Anyone recall that at all?




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  # 652554 8-Jul-2012 16:40
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I wouldn't say that ditching a plus one channel so firstlight can join freeview satellite is an improvement.

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richms: I was told that there was a way they could regionalize the ad's and not the program but it never happened because of some stupid reason. Anyone recall that at all?

As far as I know, they do that with Freeview HD. However surely it is physically impossible with satellite when the satellite footprint covers the whole of NZ (ie. you don't have spot beams for Auckland, Waikato, Wellington and Christchurch).

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  # 652626 8-Jul-2012 20:28
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There was something about changing the PIDs at the start and end of adbreaks or something. Prob dont want to do that since it would make ad skipping trivial on proper hardware ;)




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  # 652681 8-Jul-2012 22:59
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There is no Trackside broadcast via Freeview satellite . I don't have an official freeview satellite box. If there is anything on Freeview satellite Channel 11 then they are linking it from the SKY transponder signal.

Where are you getting this info from?




 




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naggyman: Is kordia pulling the bandwidth out of their butts? I hope that Kordia does not rebroadcast Trackside on their Mux.

I dobt that firstlight would be able to go on sat, everything is full on the Freeview side now with ChoiceTV broadcasting.


I have been told by the broadcasters that channels can still broadcast on Freeview Satellite, 




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  # 652758 9-Jul-2012 09:43
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We are SPECULATING that freeview will link into the sky signal.
But then Prime was rebroadcast when Sky could have unencrypted their signal (I think this may be for different advertising).




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  # 652916 9-Jul-2012 14:03
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NO!!! We need religious broadcasting on Freeview like a hole in the head. Please keep Freeview Free of nutty broadcasting

farcus: I wouldn't say that ditching a plus one channel so firstlight can join freeview satellite is an improvement.




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NO!!! We need religious broadcasting on Freeview like a hole in the head. Please keep Freeview Free of nutty broadcasting

farcus: I wouldn't say that ditching a plus one channel so firstlight can join freeview satellite is an improvement.




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