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Forum: Broadcasting 28-08-2014, 10:16
Replies: 505
Views: 58,547
Posted By 1andrew1
Is that your opinion or is that based on some...

Is that your opinion or is that based on some inside knowledge?
I can't see Sky encrypting the channel as it is unencrypted on BT, TalkTalk, Virgin Media and UPC Ireland. Sky customers would...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-08-2014, 13:05
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
I don't think they'd offend the establishment too...

I don't think they'd offend the establishment too much in the UK if they won substantial Premiership rights and offered a sports channel on all platforms for a reasonable price. And Sky would not be...
Forum: Broadcasting 22-08-2014, 09:29
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
beIN Sport can still set up a sports channel in...

beIN Sport can still set up a sports channel in the UK without a Premier League deal. It can either:
- Compete against the Tier 1 sports channels (BT Sport, Sky Sports)
- Compete against the Tier 2...
Forum: Broadcasting 21-08-2014, 11:18
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
Absolutely. Sky and BT have pay-tv platforms and...

Absolutely. Sky and BT have pay-tv platforms and other services which means the rights are worth more to them than stand-alone businesses like Eurosport, Setanta and beIN. beIN received the tender...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 19:35
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
Indeed, confirmed in this article dated 24 May...

Indeed, confirmed in this article dated 24 May 2012 which discussed whether or not beIN will enter the UK market.


http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/05/24/us-aljazeera-sports-idUSBRE84N1HE20120524
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 17:41
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
Totally Agree. It's a very competitive market and...

Totally Agree. It's a very competitive market and there's far larger and more attractive markets for beIN Sport to get involved in if it wishes.
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 17:33
Replies: 43
Views: 3,505
Posted By 1andrew1
Please can you elaborate on the source and...

Please can you elaborate on the source and potential reliability of your rumour?
As an aside, in terms of market size, I would have thought Germany (population c81m) is the largest market in Europe,...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-08-2014, 17:27
Replies: 1,469
Views: 106,916
Posted By 1andrew1
More...

More info:


http://www.tribalfootball.com/articles/espn-secures-agreement-fox-sports-us-champions-league-rights-4036376#.U_TLsaMuZ40
Forum: Broadcasting 19-08-2014, 10:31
Replies: 173
Views: 6,000
Posted By 1andrew1
How could this have benefited the BBC? The BBC...

How could this have benefited the BBC? The BBC can hardly sell any other product to residents in places like North Korea? It was just a distraction for it which it now has to pay for out of the...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-08-2014, 00:23
Replies: 4,925
Views: 561,284
Posted By 1andrew1
BT leads pubs and clubs market

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/11038992/More-pubs-get-sport-from-BT-than-Sky.html
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 22:46
Replies: 4,925
Views: 561,284
Posted By 1andrew1
BT's Chief Executive Gavin Patterson has been...

BT's Chief Executive Gavin Patterson has been speaking to the FT about the next Premier League rights which could be up for auction at the end of the year.



The paper points out whilst that no one...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 15-08-2014, 12:33
Replies: 37
Views: 3,429
Posted By 1andrew1
Most of the Technika models are made by UMC in...

Most of the Technika models are made by UMC in Slovakia. I think one large screen model was made by Vestel but UMC is the key source (http://www.umc-uk.co.uk/Manuals/Technika.php). I've got a 24"...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 11:00
Replies: 26
Views: 2,086
Posted By 1andrew1
Ends this year but not to say it won't be...

Ends this year but not to say it won't be renewed. http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/104271
Forum: Broadcasting 15-08-2014, 10:53
Replies: 4,925
Views: 561,284
Posted By 1andrew1
I guess it depends on what La Liga wants most -...

I guess it depends on what La Liga wants most - money or exposure. If the latter, which is entirely posible, then I can see ITV4 being in with a fair chance.

I totally agree, I can't see the UK...
Forum: Cable 14-08-2014, 15:13
Replies: 14
Views: 1,816
Posted By 1andrew1
That's a good suggestion though obviously the OP...

That's a good suggestion though obviously the OP would need BT Sport as well which would have to be via another device too eg Sky box, Chromecast making matters slightly more involved aka bit of a...
Forum: TV and Home Entertainment Technology 13-08-2014, 20:58
Replies: 37
Views: 3,429
Posted By 1andrew1
I'm pleased you got it sorted. I recntly bought a...

I'm pleased you got it sorted. I recntly bought a cheap ex-demo 24" Technika. I was very surprised by how well it was put together. The remote control had a really quality feel to it and the plastic...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-08-2014, 17:36
Replies: 26
Views: 2,086
Posted By 1andrew1
I'd heard the rumours before about Setanta being...

I'd heard the rumours before about Setanta being sold to Fox but that turned out to Setanta Africa (subsequently rebranded as Fox Sports Africa on 8/8/14). Have you seen anything credible about...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-08-2014, 09:41
Replies: 4,925
Views: 561,284
Posted By 1andrew1
More work for Owen

This time as a pundit and ambassador for Racing UK. Maybe this is where he'll move across to long term? http://www.theguardian.com/media/2014/aug/13/michael-owen-racing-uk-liverpool-england
Forum: Broadcasting 12-08-2014, 13:19
Replies: 481
Views: 54,329
Posted By 1andrew1
It depends which Setanta channel they're shown...

It depends which Setanta channel they're shown on.
Setanta Sports 1 - this channel is mirored in Great Britain by Premier Sports (http://www.premiersports.tv/), though again it is a subscription...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-08-2014, 09:51
Replies: 55
Views: 6,283
Posted By 1andrew1
Will this also be on one of Sky's FTA channel,...

Will this also be on one of Sky's FTA channel, namely the one to be found on channels 11 Freeiew, 152 Sky and 123 Virgin Media? They've done this on the past by the Guardian TV guide suggests not.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2014, 19:37
Replies: 115
Views: 8,610
Posted By 1andrew1
Premier Sports (http://www.premiersports.tv/) is...

Premier Sports (http://www.premiersports.tv/) is showing VfB Stuttgart vs. Hull City at VfB's Mercedes-Benz Arena Sunday 10th 3pm.
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2014, 19:22
Replies: 5
Views: 849
Posted By 1andrew1
I think this is more about Setanta promoting its...

I think this is more about Setanta promoting its packages and not the platforms themselves. For one thing, Sky does not retail Setanta.
There are not similar deals in the UK but then again Setanta...
Forum: Freesat 08-08-2014, 18:46
Replies: 24
Views: 3,765
Posted By 1andrew1
Yes, when Netflix launched on VM's Tivo platform...

Yes, when Netflix launched on VM's Tivo platform last year, the patform only had 1.8m UK subscribers compared to 1.85m Freesat customers. However, Netflix can only be launched on Freetime boxes and...
Forum: Digihome 08-08-2014, 16:20
Replies: 481
Views: 92,281
Posted By 1andrew1
I guess the next generation of Vestel Freeview...

I guess the next generation of Vestel Freeview PVRs may well have the Freetime software on them, bearing in mind the deal which Vestel and Freesat*...
Forum: Broadcasting 08-08-2014, 12:52
Replies: 4,925
Views: 561,284
Posted By 1andrew1
Understood, thanks for digging this out.:)

Understood, thanks for digging this out.:)
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