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  # 652527 8-Jul-2012 15:50
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joshhill96:

If it was to launch I dobt that it would be on Freeview Satellite as everything is full now with the launch of Choice TV


Trackside will officially launch on the Freeview Satellite Platform too, you cant say there's no more space, 


Can't FV just point to the Sky  channel which has TS on two channels  decrypted already????




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  # 652539 8-Jul-2012 16:11
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old3eyes:
joshhill96:

If it was to launch I dobt that it would be on Freeview Satellite as everything is full now with the launch of Choice TV


Trackside will officially launch on the Freeview Satellite Platform too, you cant say there's no more space, 


Can't FV just point to the Sky  channel which has TS on two channels  decrypted already????


That'right. Has been FTA for about a year now.    12671   SR22500 H

 
 
 
 


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  # 652540 8-Jul-2012 16:13
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johnr:
old3eyes: Jeez a soccer channel. How many people are going to watch that?? Got to be the most boring sport in the world to watch on TV..


5 day cricket test match


You mean people still watch them??


Don't forget Rugby.




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  # 652541 8-Jul-2012 16:15

ajw:
old3eyes:
joshhill96:

If it was to launch I dobt that it would be on Freeview Satellite as everything is full now with the launch of Choice TV


Trackside will officially launch on the Freeview Satellite Platform too, you cant say there's no more space, 


Can't FV just point to the Sky  channel which has TS on two channels  decrypted already????


That'right. Has been FTA for about a year now.    12671   SR22500 H


Yes, Freeview will point to the unencrypted Sky Trackside signal. It won't be on the Freeview transponders.




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  # 652542 8-Jul-2012 16:16
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I watched some of the tennis on one just because it looked so damn good. Put the quality of the stuff on sky to complete shame ;)




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  # 652569 8-Jul-2012 17:50
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richms: I watched some of the tennis on one just because it looked so damn good.


Ha, so did I mate.  Not really into it, but was well impressed with the quality.  The soccer world cup stuff was like that from memory, and the rugby world cup was pretty good too.

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  # 652635 8-Jul-2012 20:58
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A free alternative to Sky Sports is a good thing. I think it would be great to see some football, especially the All Whites, on FTA TV.

 
 
 
 


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  # 652645 8-Jul-2012 21:25
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johnr:
old3eyes: Jeez a soccer channel. How many people are going to watch that?? Got to be the most boring sport in the world to watch on TV..


5 day cricket test match


A 5 day cricket test match with the Black Caps isn't as boring, as it will likely last 3 days...

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  # 652683 8-Jul-2012 23:06
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ajw:
old3eyes:
joshhill96:

If it was to launch I dobt that it would be on Freeview Satellite as everything is full now with the launch of Choice TV


Trackside will officially launch on the Freeview Satellite Platform too, you cant say there's no more space, 


Can't FV just point to the Sky  channel which has TS on two channels  decrypted already????


That'right. Has been FTA for about a year now.    12671   SR22500 H


Yes, Freeview will point to the unencrypted Sky Trackside signal. It won't be on the Freeview transponders.



Perhaps the deal will be for both racing channels rather than just Trackside. Its all money in the bank for the racing agency to get as many viewers as they can.





 


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  # 652726 9-Jul-2012 07:52
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Firstlight TV says there is more capacity to broadcast a channel on satellite,




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  # 652761 9-Jul-2012 09:46
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Just wondering where this extra space is? Obviously Firstlight don't mind about picture quality just like the other 90% of the country that barely cares about aspect ratios.




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  # 652975 9-Jul-2012 15:14
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old3eyes: Jeez a soccer channel. How many people are going to watch that?? Got to be the most boring sport in the world to watch on TV..


Typical red neck reaction there ;-) . I look forward to more sport.  Especially football.

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  # 653004 9-Jul-2012 15:56
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old3eyes: Jeez a soccer channel. How many people are going to watch that?? Got to be the most boring sport in the world to watch on TV..


Typical red neck reaction there ;-) . I look forward to more sport.  Especially football.


More I think soccer had a huge chance to grip NZ fans at the last world cup.  For many it was an introduction into the sport. 

You know what most NZ'rs took from it though?  Lots of posers faking injuries and then getting up unharmed when no penalty was awarded.  Hollywoods everywhere and that didn't sit right with our national psyche. 

Much like playing rugby in helmets, leotards and shoulder pads, hasn't taken off here either.

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  # 653318 10-Jul-2012 09:13
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I always thought I was not a soccer fan until I watched some of the Champions League on the late lamented SBS. So I welcome the initiative - the the very least we should support any attempt to shake the SKY smugness.

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  # 653343 10-Jul-2012 09:43
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Go free sports!

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