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Forum: Radio 23-11-2014, 18:44
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By clewsy
I love how people talk like dab+ is round the...

I love how people talk like dab+ is round the corner.

I would suspect not given we have not done any form of switch over now. Its likely to be replaced by DAB++ in a few years time and all this...
Forum: Freeview 01-11-2014, 23:01
Replies: 5
Views: 828
Posted By clewsy
You could watch it on 240 if your TV is internet...

You could watch it on 240 if your TV is internet connected and Freeview HD.
Forum: Mobile Phones 01-11-2014, 14:59
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By clewsy
Its obvious you know your stuff and its really...

Its obvious you know your stuff and its really appreciated. What made me smile was today when I was told by a friend that the O2 shop is telling people 4G will be live in the area in December....
Forum: Non-platform specific satellite TV 01-11-2014, 10:28
Replies: 32
Views: 3,863
Posted By clewsy
Sad end to the magazine and surly they should...

Sad end to the magazine and surly they should have produced a decent final copy rather than the rubbish that they have just published. I guess it sadly is a sign of the times that things like this...
Forum: Mobile Phones 31-10-2014, 09:51
Replies: 25
Views: 2,359
Posted By clewsy
I'm assuming that by the very nature these two...

I'm assuming that by the very nature these two are updating masts in these select areas this means that 4g roll out for the rest of the UK not on the upgrade list will just get pushed back...
Forum: Broadband Internet 28-10-2014, 22:23
Replies: 75
Views: 11,962
Posted By clewsy
Sky are ok for BB but nothing special. Its not...

Sky are ok for BB but nothing special. Its not the fastest in the world and they seem to have periods where it gets congested and this can impact on internet usage. However when I have had issues...
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-10-2014, 21:58
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By clewsy
Yes Stoke area is exactly right and that fits...

Yes Stoke area is exactly right and that fits with my experience of the mast sites then. Interesting how they are leaving it part finished though as you would think once they started they would at...
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-10-2014, 18:47
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By clewsy
Thanks for that really detailed and interesting...

Thanks for that really detailed and interesting post on how it all works. Reading that it will probably be the case that some sites are at different stages. I am talking North Staffordshire so the ST...
Forum: Mobile Phones 27-10-2014, 17:15
Replies: 15
Views: 1,641
Posted By clewsy
Has something kicked off between O2 and Vodafone...

Has something kicked off between O2 and Vodafone on this Cornerstone agreement? I only ask as we have 3 sites locally just left half complete in different stages for well over 3 months now.

1 site...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-10-2014, 23:12
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
It's strange as there are towns on the edge of...

It's strange as there are towns on the edge of Staffs and Cheshire that are real split. Like the poster said at first you may be pointing towards central, yet next door will be going Granada. Its a...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-10-2014, 21:41
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
Not in Crewe as its all winter hill. Its more...

Not in Crewe as its all winter hill. Its more right on the staffs / Cheshire boarder where the confusion over area happens. I have friends who live near audley and despite being high up near alsagers...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-10-2014, 12:24
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
Yes as when C5 first came out that was where...

Yes as when C5 first came out that was where people in Stoke could get it from with a bit of a dodgy picture at times. It was not until some time after that Fenton got the delights of C5.
Forum: Broadcasting 21-10-2014, 11:21
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
Sorry if you have taken that the wrong way, I...

Sorry if you have taken that the wrong way, I just wasn't sure if you wanted me to mention specific towns on the internet. I just guessed that you would have said the exact area if you wanted this...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2014, 23:18
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
I have never understood why they haven't used...

I have never understood why they haven't used Sutton Common as a rely for TV. Its used for radio by both Stoke and Manchester stations and covers N. staffs and the Moorlands perfectly - however...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2014, 22:58
Replies: 46
Views: 2,430
Posted By clewsy
I have an idea where in Stoke you live by what...

I have an idea where in Stoke you live by what you post as most of that area is split. You have half on Winter Hill and NW and half on Fenton and Central. Its one of those strange ones. Its the same...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-10-2014, 22:49
Replies: 13
Views: 972
Posted By clewsy
Problem is that ITV have an excellent offering in...

Problem is that ITV have an excellent offering in ITV4 but it needs more sports rights and is losing them hand over fist at the moment. Some how it needs to get rights like Eurosport has and maybe...
Forum: Mobile Phones 13-10-2014, 22:21
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By clewsy
So others have the same issues then with o2....

So others have the same issues then with o2. Shows something is not right with their network and I notice even this site sharing with Vodafone seems to have slowed down to a halt at the moment.

I'm...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-10-2014, 22:12
Replies: 44
Views: 4,093
Posted By clewsy
I think ITV4 are basically a FTA version of...

I think ITV4 are basically a FTA version of Eurosport, just lacking sports rights. Maybe the Eurosport model needs to make 1 channel FTA maybe on Freeview. That will bring in added commercial fees...
Forum: Freeview 13-10-2014, 21:57
Replies: 144
Views: 32,548
Posted By clewsy
I'm assuming with the better compression methods...

I'm assuming with the better compression methods we could easily see double the number of SD channels per mulitplex? You could be right but any 2nd digital switch over will be miles away as...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-10-2014, 22:42
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By clewsy
3.24mb is the claimed download. 125ms latency so...

3.24mb is the claimed download. 125ms latency so I would expect it to cope.
Forum: Freeview 12-10-2014, 21:54
Replies: 144
Views: 32,548
Posted By clewsy
I wonder how it has gone down this weekend? Seems...

I wonder how it has gone down this weekend? Seems some people are annoyed they need a HD set and others that it's really limited where it is broadcast, or not as is the case.

Does prove that more SD...
Forum: Mobile Phones 12-10-2014, 21:49
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By clewsy
O2 3G streaming speed

Hi,

Anyone else here find that O2 has some shocking 3G streaming speeds? I know I sometimes have 3 bars yet can't watch ITV player or Iplayer on the phone without constant buffering,

Pop in my PAYG...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-10-2014, 18:41
Replies: 5,475
Views: 631,974
Posted By clewsy
They have another good conference match on at the...

They have another good conference match on at the moment, however does anyone know how its performing for BT and if they will be looking to extend the rights agreenr they have with the conference?
Forum: Freeview 09-10-2014, 23:15
Replies: 144
Views: 32,548
Posted By clewsy
But don't the pay per viewer on connect? If too...

But don't the pay per viewer on connect? If too many were watching in effect this could have made them quite expensive.

It is a shame its HD sets only however maybe anorher sports channel and some...
Forum: Freeview 09-10-2014, 22:17
Replies: 144
Views: 32,548
Posted By clewsy
Is this proof that freeview is becoming cost...

Is this proof that freeview is becoming cost effective for the small broadcasters and maybe it was getting expensive broadcasting online to the audience number a they were getting. It's a positive...
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