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Topic # 220167 28-Jul-2017 20:38
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Hi guys,

 

 

 

I have been informed that native Freeview OD apps are in the works for all current smart tv OS's and will be launching very soon.

 

 

 

one of the best features will be the live stream pull for people without antenna for broadcast.

 

 

 

will keep you all updated as it comes.

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1833129 28-Jul-2017 23:25
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Exciting stuff huh? Enjoy! cool


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  Reply # 1833130 28-Jul-2017 23:27
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What does this mean for the TVNZ and ThreeNow apps already on some smart TV's?

 

My only problem with the live feeds TVNZ and TV3 provide on their websites are you can't really pause or rewind them


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1833132 28-Jul-2017 23:35
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Yabanize:

 

What does this mean for the TVNZ and ThreeNow apps already on some smart TV's?

 

My only problem with the live feeds TVNZ and TV3 provide on their websites are you can't really pause or rewind them

 

 

 

 

On some TV's you can't access the apps without a Freeview HD or Satellite Connection because it's using HbbTV over broadcast, for example my LG TV webOS  TV has no individual apps for Freeview which I can access without a broadcast present. It will depend on the manufacturer but there should be limited change, essentially a central hub of all the on demand apps available and Freeview are working with other broadcasters to add their on demand service to the lineup as well. 


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  Reply # 1833160 29-Jul-2017 00:29
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This will be darn good for people who can't get Freeview|HD - my parents are stuck on Freeview Satellite and I cringe everytime I watch it (the picture quality is terrible compared to my one) however they've got very good internet and an unlimited cap.





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  Reply # 1846036 13-Aug-2017 20:24
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its started......

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1846040 13-Aug-2017 20:39
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@joshhill96:

 

Exciting stuff huh? Enjoy! cool

 

 

what does this mean for dishtv users?


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  Reply # 1846085 13-Aug-2017 22:28
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It's been on my Samsung TV for some weeks now, but in it's present form, it's just an amalgam of TVNZ, Three and Maori TV On Demand.


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  Reply # 1846093 13-Aug-2017 22:57
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To Clarify, will this mean I can live stream all the Freeview HD channels or just some of the channel's TV programs?


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  Reply # 1846117 14-Aug-2017 07:15
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Note this doesn't say it will support *all* Smart TV's, it says it will support Smart TV's that are compatible with the app.

 

 


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  Reply # 1846686 14-Aug-2017 20:37
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Jase2985:

 

@joshhill96:

 

Exciting stuff huh? Enjoy! cool

 

 

what does this mean for dishtv users?

 

 

The app button on Freeview On Demand (Ex FreeviewPlus) devices already exists, so no need to have this option.





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  Reply # 1846689 14-Aug-2017 20:47
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joshhill96:

 

Jase2985:

 

@joshhill96:

 

Exciting stuff huh? Enjoy! cool

 

 

what does this mean for dishtv users?

 

 

The app button on Freeview On Demand (Ex FreeviewPlus) devices already exists, so no need to have this option.

 

 

i understand that, but will the current freeview plus apps be replaced with one that does on demand and live streaming, so the box could be used with out an aerial.


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  Reply # 1847620 16-Aug-2017 15:12
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This press release also mentions an AppleTV app coming soon. It's the final one I've been waiting for in terms of native apps (although the AirPlay feature works pretty well in the interim).





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  Reply # 1848050 17-Aug-2017 13:50
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I've re-explored my LG apps, (even tried a software update) but nothing visible for me and my LG yet...


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  Reply # 1848228 17-Aug-2017 20:16
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@DickDastardly:

 

I've re-explored my LG apps, (even tried a software update) but nothing visible for me and my LG yet...

 

 

it says coming soon


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