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Forum: BT YouView 27-11-2013, 18:28
Replies: 10
Views: 2,050
Posted By M_at
It will depend on how your box is connected to...

It will depend on how your box is connected to your TV and your TV.

I find its fine - especially as my TV's tuner is only DVB-T and can't access the HD content but the panel is 1080 capable.
Forum: YouView 27-11-2013, 18:27
Replies: 9
Views: 2,056
Posted By M_at
They won't use multicast. On Demand content is...

They won't use multicast. On Demand content is not a suitable candidate for multicast - only linear delivery suits this mechanism.

This is for live programming or for where you want to deliver the...
Forum: BT YouView 25-10-2013, 08:48
Replies: 12
Views: 3,395
Posted By M_at
Is it definitely a BT hub 5 Alan? If so would...

Is it definitely a BT hub 5 Alan?

If so would you be able to provide any pictures or details from the manual as this is a brand new box and I don't know that anyone else has it yet!
Forum: BT YouView 25-10-2013, 08:45
Replies: 17
Views: 2,574
Posted By M_at
Because the Sky box has hardware decryption...

Because the Sky box has hardware decryption technology compatible with broadcast media built in - the YouView box doesn't.

For YouView boxes to decrypt content it has to come in via the IP service.
Forum: Sky 27-05-2009, 14:54
Replies: 8
Views: 1,127
Posted By M_at
He has a Sk+ HD in the lounge with an RF...

He has a Sk+ HD in the lounge with an RF Extension to the bedroom and a magic eye there.

He has a Sky+ in the Bedroom with an RF Extension to the lounge and a magic eye there.

He needs to change...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 09-01-2008, 08:36
Replies: 6
Views: 4,725
Posted By M_at
The bars indicate signal strength and indirectly...

The bars indicate signal strength and indirectly speed. The lower the signal the slowerthe connection most of the time.

To get an accurate speed test perform one whilst cabled directly from the STB...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 18-12-2007, 12:41
Replies: 4
Views: 996
Posted By M_at
Is your phone line not delivered via some sort of...

Is your phone line not delivered via some sort of "Cable" installation?
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-11-2007, 15:49
Replies: 97
Views: 27,771
Posted By M_at
I think that HC network customers get the HC kit...

I think that HC network customers get the HC kit - Tiscali network customers get the Telsey kit.

Once they get a plan together to migrate all HC customer to Tiscali kit then they'll get newer boxes...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 06-11-2007, 09:01
Replies: 5
Views: 1,601
Posted By M_at
Yup - the Tiscali network is not the sameas the...

Yup - the Tiscali network is not the sameas the Homechoice network.

Once they migrate you from the Homechoice Network to the Tiscali one they physically have your line disconnected from one set of...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 05-11-2007, 10:57
Replies: 4
Views: 1,741
Posted By M_at
Depends on the channel too. BBC is better than...

Depends on the channel too. BBC is better than Sky.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 30-10-2007, 13:50
Replies: 15
Views: 4,437
Posted By M_at
BT don't have to. BT is not BT Openreach. The...

BT don't have to.

BT is not BT Openreach. The two arms of BT were split to prevent competition issues.

BT Openreach will not liase with the public, BT Retail will not liase with Tiscali...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 30-10-2007, 08:45
Replies: 8
Views: 4,245
Posted By M_at
The reason for the speedtouch router problems is...

The reason for the speedtouch router problems is probably as follows:

You don't want your download of whatever to stop you from watching TV so the speedtouch firmware is tailored to provide QoS for...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-10-2007, 10:58
Replies: 15
Views: 7,572
Posted By M_at
The TV takes 3Mb or so. What is needed is for...

The TV takes 3Mb or so.

What is needed is for the STB and the DSLAM to support ADSL2+ operation. Ibelieve that all the STBs do but that not all of the DSLAMs have been upgraded.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-10-2007, 08:16
Replies: 9
Views: 3,319
Posted By M_at
Someone at Tiscali is talking about the computer...

Someone at Tiscali is talking about the computer service but not considering the TV service.

There should be no reason for Tiscali not to carry the BBC iPlayer VOD TV service but I can see exactly...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-10-2007, 08:15
Replies: 15
Views: 4,437
Posted By M_at
Who is your phone service through - Tiscali or...

Who is your phone service through - Tiscali or BT?

Call whoever it is and complain of interference on the line and try to get that fixed rather than complain about the TV service.

If there is...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 29-10-2007, 08:13
Replies: 3
Views: 1,296
Posted By M_at
Yup Tiscali pay BT Openreach a wholesale line...

Yup

Tiscali pay BT Openreach a wholesale line rental in much the same way as BT Retail do. BT Openreach will respond to any request for maintenance.

You have no access to BT if you pay Tiscali for...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 25-10-2007, 09:35
Replies: 9
Views: 2,871
Posted By M_at
Doesn't Customer services close at 2200? Are you...

Doesn't Customer services close at 2200? Are you still on the phone?
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 24-10-2007, 13:39
Replies: 16
Views: 6,418
Posted By M_at
No idea - and I'm about to move out of the...

No idea - and I'm about to move out of the Tiscali TV area :(
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 16-10-2007, 09:19
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By M_at
Yes it's the same with Sky - Easynet's network...

Yes it's the same with Sky - Easynet's network terminates at the exchange and then line shares over the BT line to your house.

No other DSL service can run on this however so for all intents and...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 12-10-2007, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 2,084
Posted By M_at
There is nothing but VOD on Tiscali - each stream...

There is nothing but VOD on Tiscali - each stream is delivered on demand to your STB wether its live content or start on demand stuff.

The EPG is a single entity and works quite well.

Unlike Cable...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 10-10-2007, 12:23
Replies: 9
Views: 3,233
Posted By M_at
What box do you have? Small aluminium one or a...

What box do you have? Small aluminium one or a big ugly one with seperate router and power brick? This will make a difference to how you can receive some channels.

RE the VOD content - contact CS...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 09-10-2007, 21:10
Replies: 16
Views: 6,418
Posted By M_at
Coming in December apparently. With integrated...

Coming in December apparently. With integrated DVB-T tuner too.
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 05-10-2007, 09:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,702
Posted By M_at
But they're the only people with access to the...

But they're the only people with access to the wire for DSL - no one else can pass traffic over it which makes it theirs for data network purposes.

There's a difference between physical ownership of...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 05-10-2007, 08:10
Replies: 2
Views: 1,230
Posted By M_at
Have a look at www.samknows.com Enter your...

Have a look at www.samknows.com

Enter your phone number into their checker and have a look if Tiscali is enabled on your exchange. If it is then there's a chance that over the coming year or two...
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 05-10-2007, 08:09
Replies: 16
Views: 2,693
Posted By M_at
It's not as simple as "It's on Freeview so why...

It's not as simple as "It's on Freeview so why don't we get it"

Tiscali are not allowed to just re-distribute the service without a license to do so and it's possible that Virgin Media are being...
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