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Forum: Cable 05-08-2013, 16:13
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Posted By MJH1962
Must be true then.......As much chance of the...

Must be true then.......As much chance of the Mackems winning the Premier League this season, I reckon!
Forum: Cable 05-08-2013, 16:10
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
How can you judge it on the first weekend when...

How can you judge it on the first weekend when its major contracts have yet to kick-in? I, like many others, believe the 3 live Aviva Premiership rugby matches a week come September is worth the...
Forum: Cable 05-08-2013, 16:06
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Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
We are talking about the multi award winning...

We are talking about the multi award winning journalist who, for example, was voted best sports jounalist for 2012 by the UK Press Gazette? Also, the same one who was headhunted by the Mail from...
Forum: Sky 05-08-2013, 10:06
Replies: 9
Views: 1,500
Posted By MJH1962
It was on SD on the Red Button (which showed the...

It was on SD on the Red Button (which showed the whole of the race), but HD when it was transmitted on BBC1 for the closing stages. I watched on a Sky Box, so no Sky conspiracy there.
Forum: Cable 03-08-2013, 21:42
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Posted By MJH1962
No, once again you are wrong. Sky is witholding...

No, once again you are wrong. Sky is witholding Sky Sports from BT's You View platform.
Forum: Cable 03-08-2013, 21:40
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Posted By MJH1962
I agree that this is probably correct as an...

I agree that this is probably correct as an analysis of the situation.
Forum: Cable 03-08-2013, 21:38
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Posted By MJH1962
This is not in th public domain, as its a...

This is not in th public domain, as its a commercial arrangement. However, you only have to read the press quotes about this to know that this is the situation. See the Guardian link I posted earlier...
Forum: Cable 03-08-2013, 09:04
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Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
BT HAS offered a deal to Virgin, but Virgin has...

BT HAS offered a deal to Virgin, but Virgin has refused to pay a reasonable rate. Best to get your facts right.
Forum: Cable 02-08-2013, 20:33
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Posted By MJH1962
Lorry loads!

Lorry loads!
Forum: Cable 02-08-2013, 16:46
Replies: 14
Views: 4,524
Posted By MJH1962
I admire your optimism!

I admire your optimism!
Forum: Freeview 02-08-2013, 12:38
Replies: 3
Views: 1,255
Posted By MJH1962
Just noticed that your profile needs updating re....

Just noticed that your profile needs updating re. Sky Sports and ESPN!:D
Forum: Freeview 02-08-2013, 01:57
Replies: 374
Views: 43,692
Posted By MJH1962
As well as Sky, it is available via Tv for those...

As well as Sky, it is available via Tv for those who hva Infinity.
Forum: Cable 01-08-2013, 16:00
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
Quite. Also any monopoly on subsription TV would...

Quite. Also any monopoly on subsription TV would not be of concern to Ofcom or the government, as there is plenty of competition within the broadcasting arena anyway.
Forum: Cable 01-08-2013, 15:52
Replies: 36
Views: 2,278
Posted By MJH1962
Your inference that BT is refusing to share the...

Your inference that BT is refusing to share the new sports channels with Virgin is wrong.They are willing to share, but Virgin is refusing to pay a going rate (see the recent quotes by the CEO of BT...
Forum: Cable 31-07-2013, 17:21
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
Well, I'm looking forward to watching BT Sports 1...

Well, I'm looking forward to watching BT Sports 1 & 2 and ESPN in glorious HD from tomorrow on my Sky Box. All for nothing too.

BT Broadband and TV from Sky offers the best combination, IMO.
Forum: Cable 31-07-2013, 11:59
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
Not according to press quotes from BT, they...

Not according to press quotes from BT, they appear quite relaxed with the numbers, with the emphasis on the number of existing customers who have signed up and the resulting slowing down of those...
Forum: Cable 31-07-2013, 09:54
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
Its not common "knowledge" at all, just continued...

Its not common "knowledge" at all, just continued speculation and mainly re-hashing of the same old theories. The reality is that BT will not do a deal until Virgin and/or its subscribers pay a...
Forum: Cable 30-07-2013, 17:03
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Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
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Forum: Cable 30-07-2013, 13:34
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Posted By MJH1962
You can be sure that as at last Wednesday no deal...

You can be sure that as at last Wednesday no deal had been done, otherwise he would have been lying about what constitutes market sensitive information and this could ultimately lead to his...
Forum: Cable 30-07-2013, 13:28
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Posted By MJH1962
Apologies for incorrectly dismissing the website...

Apologies for incorrectly dismissing the website in this way. However, I still maintain that a statement made by the CEO of BT Retail is a far more reliable source than a speculative article on any...
Forum: Cable 30-07-2013, 11:15
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
Oh that most reliable of sources, "the word on...

Oh that most reliable of sources, "the word on the street"!

You are living in cloud cuckoo land to think you will not have to pay extra for BT Sports, if the deal happens at all. The only way this...
Forum: Cable 30-07-2013, 11:08
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
The quote from Gavin Patterson is from the...

The quote from Gavin Patterson is from the Guardian, a source far more reliable than a tin-pot...
Forum: Freeview 30-07-2013, 00:55
Replies: 374
Views: 43,692
Posted By MJH1962
I don't deny the statement on the website, but it...

I don't deny the statement on the website, but it actually just shows you do not understand what it actually means in practice. I have provided you with a real example to show you how it works in...
Forum: Cable 29-07-2013, 15:34
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
That may be so, but as a Director of a publicly...

That may be so, but as a Director of a publicly quoted company, Gavin Patterson has to state facts and cannot mislead the market. Therefore, as at last Wednesday when this interview took place, no...
Forum: Cable 29-07-2013, 15:12
Replies: 1,982
Views: 295,639
Posted By MJH1962
This article is continued speculation and...

This article is continued speculation and contributes nothing new to the discussion. As per my earlier post, no deal has been agreed and will not be until Virgin concedes that its subscribers have to...
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