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#251506 28-Jun-2019 13:21
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I just saw a short ad on The Edge TV that it is going HD on 1 July but I can't 100% tell from the link below if its just their streamed version on ThreeNow or if it includes their Freeview signal (or even Sky?)

 

https://www.theedge.co.nz/home/scandal/2019/06/the-edge-tv-is-going-hd-.html


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  #2266259 28-Jun-2019 13:31
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Very informative article. One would assume it's everywhere?


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  #2266260 28-Jun-2019 13:31
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I would guess it's HD on their platforms only,as there is no mention of Sky or freeview.

They might change their mind depending on feedback I guess?

 
 
 
 


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  #2266261 28-Jun-2019 13:32
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The Edge will be HD on 3Now, Rova and theedge.co.nz.

 

It is being dropped from Freeview and Sky - being replaced by ThreeLife.

 

http://www.screenscribe.net/channels/hot-off-the-press-release-edge-tv-to-go-hd/




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  #2266271 28-Jun-2019 13:50
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ockel:

 

The Edge will be HD on 3Now, Rova and theedge.co.nz.

 

It is being dropped from Freeview and Sky - being replaced by ThreeLife.

 

http://www.screenscribe.net/channels/hot-off-the-press-release-edge-tv-to-go-hd/

 

 

Sounds like a good opportunity for Mediaworks to bring back FOUR.

 

I'm not surprised about The Edge going off freeview, they have not put any effort into the channel since Christmas in the form of live shows, etc and given its aimed at youth then streaming makes sense. 

 

Will ThreeLife be in HD?


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  #2266280 28-Jun-2019 14:06
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DjShadow:

 

ockel:

 

The Edge will be HD on 3Now, Rova and theedge.co.nz.

 

It is being dropped from Freeview and Sky - being replaced by ThreeLife.

 

http://www.screenscribe.net/channels/hot-off-the-press-release-edge-tv-to-go-hd/

 

 

Sounds like a good opportunity for Mediaworks to bring back FOUR.

 

I'm not surprised about The Edge going off freeview, they have not put any effort into the channel since Christmas in the form of live shows, etc and given its aimed at youth then streaming makes sense. 

 

Will ThreeLife be in HD?

 

 

Ooops.  I put you wrong.  ThreeLife is already on Freeview (Channel 11) and Sky (Ch29).  TheEdgeTV is being replaced by a timeshifted ThreeLife (ThreeLife+1).  And given ThreeLife isnt in HD, I doubt ThreeLife+1 will be.  

 

I cant see Four coming back.  With Bravo and ThreeLife Mediaworks has signaled where it wants to take its content.


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  #2266362 28-Jun-2019 15:29
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ThreeLife on Freeview Channel 11 is in HD


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  #2266365 28-Jun-2019 15:37
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stashren:

 

ThreeLife on Freeview Channel 11 is in HD

 

 

That'd be terrestial?  It doesnt look like it on satellite. 


 
 
 
 


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  #2266382 28-Jun-2019 16:08
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Another nail in Freeview's coffin from the look of it.

 

Lets scrap anything different in terms of content and replace it with a +1 filler channel.

 

 




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  #2266404 28-Jun-2019 16:55
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Apsattv:

 

Another nail in Freeview's coffin from the look of it.

 

Lets scrap anything different in terms of content and replace it with a +1 filler channel.

 

 

 

 

IMO the +1 channels are a waste of time given we're now in the age of On-Demand and DVRs, they are just space fillers


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  #2268397 2-Jul-2019 12:58
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they should have never got rid of C4




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  #2415554 10-Feb-2020 13:39
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... and it's coming back to Freeview with The Breeze TV being added also. ThreeLife has flopped.

 

https://www.threenow.co.nz/tv/threefans/home/ThreeLife.html


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Music videos on TV aren't what they used to be for two reasons. 128kbit audio on Freeview is poor quality so unless they use a Dolby stream it's a compression artefact experience. The second is they seem to be receiving their music videos in 1080p24 then crudely running them into 50Hz with a horrible JERK JERK JERK every second as a frame doubles. If you want to compete with Youtube, don't provide a worse experience than Youtube. 


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  #2415713 10-Feb-2020 20:39
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Clearly the advertising dollars from EdgeTV and BreezeTV are expected to be greater than ThreeLife (and ThreeLife+1) despite your claimed quality issues.  Given that EdgeTv moved to streaming and its still streamed the quality issues seem moot dont they?  Viewers can choose Youtube or streamed EdgeTV. 

 

Our household would rather watch broadcast music video than no music video.  When EdgeTV stopped our viewing of music videos stopped - no streamed alternative, just no music videos.  Just not worth the hassle of search vs a simple channel selection.  


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