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  Reply # 570641 18-Jan-2012 22:59
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Dratsab:
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joshhill96: So with the announcement about the replacement of Stratos in the next week:
many have mixed views on what the announcement will entail. My guess is a Chinese channel but I dont want to assume that far. Your thoughts? 

Hang on, so it will be live next week?

Probably not - it's an announcement...

As for TV9 (Channel 29) - it's already commenced broadcasting. Not exactly sure when it started but it's been about a couple of weeks now.    

I thought that was only a testing broadcast and the go live in February?

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  Reply # 570645 18-Jan-2012 23:14
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Been getting it on my TV for a couple of weeks. Chinese channel with English subtitles. Seems to show a lot of documentaries.

Flicking the Freeview epg on, it states "TV9 is now on test mode, Official Launch Date 01/Feb/2012". Whether there's any change apart from actually having an epg from this date remains to be seen.

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  Reply # 570646 18-Jan-2012 23:16
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Dratsab: Been getting it on my TV for a couple of weeks. Chinese channel with English subtitles. Seems to show a lot of documentaries.

Flicking the Freeview epg on, it states "TV9 is now on test mode, Official Launch Date 01/Feb/2012". Whether there's any change apart from actually having an epg from this date remains to be seen.

They probably just want to make sure that everything is in place before launch day and can do any tinkering before hand without interrupting viewers.

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  Reply # 570744 19-Jan-2012 11:46
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are these 'new' channels for DVB-S or T?

If DVB-S, what transponder are they going to be on? 




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  Reply # 570747 19-Jan-2012 11:48
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The one to replace Stratos will be both on DVB-S and DVB-T because of the frequency 




 

 

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  Reply # 570779 19-Jan-2012 12:52
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joshhill96: TV 9 will officially launch this Saturday 
http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2012/01/new-digital-freeview-channel-to-be-launched-in-auckland-next-month/ 


 

Yep I was rite.  Another Chinese channel..




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  Reply # 570780 19-Jan-2012 12:54
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joshhill96: TV 9 will officially launch this Saturday 
http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2012/01/new-digital-freeview-channel-to-be-launched-in-auckland-next-month/ 


 

Yep I was rite.  Another Chinese channel..

This can't be the replacement for Stratos as it uses a different frequency, doesn't it?

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  Reply # 570796 19-Jan-2012 13:15
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codyc1515:
old3eyes:
joshhill96: TV 9 will officially launch this Saturday 
http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2012/01/new-digital-freeview-channel-to-be-launched-in-auckland-next-month/ 


Yep I was rite.  Another Chinese channel..

This can't be the replacement for Stratos as it uses a different frequency, doesn't it?


I won't ever be voting for the people who killed TVNZ7.

It and Maori TV are the only channels worth watching.

As for Sky....I don't watch sport and I don't give money to Rupert Murdoch.   




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  Reply # 570797 19-Jan-2012 13:17
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TV 9 is going Freeview HD and is not replacing STRATOS, People knew TV 9 was launching from last year and it really is no surprise, sounds like you guys just found out about TV 9 thank god! I don't live in the HD Auckland area.




 

 

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  Reply # 572135 22-Jan-2012 21:41
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Linuxluver:
codyc1515:
old3eyes:
joshhill96: TV 9 will officially launch this Saturday 
http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2012/01/new-digital-freeview-channel-to-be-launched-in-auckland-next-month/ 


Yep I was rite.  Another Chinese channel..

This can't be the replacement for Stratos as it uses a different frequency, doesn't it?


I won't ever be voting for the people who killed TVNZ7.

It and Maori TV are the only channels worth watching.

As for Sky....I don't watch sport and I don't give money to Rupert Murdoch.   


Sky New Zealand has absolutely nothing to do with Rupert Murdoch.

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  Reply # 572139 22-Jan-2012 21:49
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luke96241:
Linuxluver:
codyc1515:
old3eyes:
joshhill96: TV 9 will officially launch this Saturday 
http://auckland.scoop.co.nz/2012/01/new-digital-freeview-channel-to-be-launched-in-auckland-next-month/ 


Yep I was rite.  Another Chinese channel..

This can't be the replacement for Stratos as it uses a different frequency, doesn't it?


I won't ever be voting for the people who killed TVNZ7.

It and Maori TV are the only channels worth watching.

As for Sky....I don't watch sport and I don't give money to Rupert Murdoch.   


Sky New Zealand has absolutely nothing to do with Rupert Murdoch.

I think it does actually considering the fact that his company (News Corporation) holds a stake in Sky Television New Zealand. Anyway, off topic.

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  Reply # 572143 22-Jan-2012 21:52
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78% of Sky, in fact.




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  Reply # 572158 22-Jan-2012 22:12
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joshhill96: TV 9 is going Freeview HD and is not replacing STRATOS, People knew TV 9 was launching from last year and it really is no surprise, sounds like you guys just found out about TV 9 thank god! I don't live in the HD Auckland area.


So TV9 is not going on satellite?  That sucks :(  I live 20km out of Whangarei and can't get the HD signal.




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