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Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-11-03, 09:54 AM
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Posted By Obed
... not forgetting that they probably also then...

... not forgetting that they probably also then call in to their ISP to complain about their 1Gbps internet service just because some free pirate feed emanating from Timbuctu doesn't have the server...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-10-19, 11:43 AM
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Views: 184,511
Posted By Obed
No doubt Canada's position atop the USA is unique...

No doubt Canada's position atop the USA is unique with a mostly shared language and this has shaped all of the cancon, simsubs protectionism in the past. But it is up to each individual copyright...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-10-18, 01:36 PM
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Views: 184,511
Posted By Obed
Of course you can reduce demand for free pirate...

Of course you can reduce demand for free pirate feeds.

I, along with many on this forum, am quite happy to pay for content. The biggest problem that is never addressed is that much content people...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-09-29, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,723
Posted By Obed
Agree, it should be an objective legal process in...

Agree, it should be an objective legal process in the public interest.

Part of that public interest test should be, not just that a feed is 'pirated' but, that the content was also available in...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-09-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
Just got the same email. Nice to get...

Just got the same email.



Nice to get the real sport for free this month because of the NFL backlash on the gravy :angel .

Strangely, feedback from my Association Football friends on the...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-28, 10:42 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
But were these games on TSN5 also available...

But were these games on TSN5 also available online on TSN GO? Or were they blacked out?
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-25, 11:48 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
But they do have an excellent highlights package...

But they do have an excellent highlights package for each event.

No need to fast forward when they have edited out the dead air e.g currently watching Chiefs / Bengals and the entire match...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-15, 02:12 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,210
Posted By Obed
They key word here is probably "broadcast...

They key word here is probably "broadcast rights." Presumably the online distribution of matches via TSN and CTV apps will not be permitted and will be blacked out?
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-15, 01:44 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 24,210
Posted By Obed
I was always impressed with the number of NFL...

I was always impressed with the number of NFL matches available with Canadian and US timeshifting channels on Shaw Direct. So much so I would never have signed up for Sunday Ticket.

That said, I...
Forum: On the Web   2017-08-12, 04:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,365
Posted By Obed
While they are at it, I wish they would get all...

While they are at it, I wish they would get all the sports talk shows off the radio so that real radio with widespread coverage of real live sports can actually be broadcast instead.

It's daft...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
is it just me or is the sound very badly out of...

is it just me or is the sound very badly out of sync for everyone on the English beIN Sports channel on the DAZN platform?

Or is beIN out of sync on beIN's own platform as well?
Forum: What's On Blu-ray, DVD and in the theatres.   2017-08-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
  Dunkirk
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Posted By Obed
Recommend the full IMAX 70mm film experience. A...

Recommend the full IMAX 70mm film experience. A small but worthy glimpse into the suffering and sacrifices of so many.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-08-10, 01:29 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 16,169
Posted By Obed
But is it really about "need"? People are...

But is it really about "need"?

People are happy to subscribe to all sorts of stuff they don't watch if the cost is free, dirt cheap, or bundled in another number.

Limitless amounts of free...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-10, 01:15 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
To be fair to beIN they often don't release the...

To be fair to beIN they often don't release the advance info on which CL games they are showing in Canada until about 20 minutes into the match. It's early yet. :rolleyes:

No football showing up...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-10, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
  Fubo TV
Views: 1,849
Posted By Obed
Fubo TV in the US carries mainstream sports...

Fubo TV in the US carries mainstream sports channels such as NBCSN, FS1, FS2. I imagine that is where NHL and MLB coverage can be found.

As often seems to be the case with innovative services, in...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
I'm pretty sure they wont this year. TSN are the...

I'm pretty sure they wont this year. TSN are the primary rights holder in Canada and sell secondary rights on to beIN, who themselves have done a deal with DAZN. beIN can only sell what they have the...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-08-04, 03:12 PM
Replies: 321
Views: 69,107
Posted By Obed
First game of the EFL season streaming...

First game of the EFL season streaming beautifully from Android app onto Chromecast. Very happy with the free trial so far.
Forum: Bell Fibe TV   2017-08-03, 01:37 AM
Replies: 558
Views: 194,736
Posted By Obed
Sky Sports will be carrying 124 English Premier...

Sky Sports will be carrying 124 English Premier League matches in Ultra HD next season.
BT Sport also carrying additional EPL matches in 4k.
No shortage of 4K content if Canadian broadcasters and...
Forum: Rogers Cable TV   2017-07-27, 02:00 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,288
Posted By Obed
Notwithstanding the problems with NavigatR...

Notwithstanding the problems with NavigatR software, and notwithstanding the benefits of going with a tried and tested off the shelf IPTV package with Xfinity but ...

I'm not convinced that it is...
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-07-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,750
Posted By Obed
Forum: What's On In Sports?   2017-07-14, 11:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,750
Posted By Obed
Greatly exaggerated death rumours ...

I received this by email on 5th July:-



I see it as very good news. The double $25 per month whammy was not acceptable to me. A combined product with much of the same content, much more...
Forum: News, Weather, and Sports   2017-07-13, 11:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,071
Posted By Obed
Did they happen to say when AC power was...

Did they happen to say when AC power was implemented in Livermore? If the bulb was designed for use under DC, for it to have survived for so long under AC would be even more impressive.
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-07-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Obed
If you will forgive a semantic quibble amongst...

If you will forgive a semantic quibble amongst total agreement, I would see the opposite: by their very nature radio frequencies are public property.
Only by the use (or abuse) of the law can they...
Forum: Internet, Landline and Wireless Phone   2017-07-13, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 987
Posted By Obed
Using the TV (and other parts of the) wireless...

Using the TV (and other parts of the) wireless spectrum for internet has long been to me a no brainer. The wireless spectrum is an innate public good to be used and licensed in the public interest.
...
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-07-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 86,108
Posted By Obed
Agreed ExDilbert. I'm not questioning the...

Agreed ExDilbert.

I'm not questioning the negative experiences reported elsewhere, just balancing them out on this forum with my own first hand experience.
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-07-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 86,108
Posted By Obed
To be fair, in 4 years with VMedia I personally...

To be fair, in 4 years with VMedia I personally never once had a problem playing Netflix with multiple users in the family.

Their own TV service on their VBoxes however ... much better when...
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-06-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 184,511
Posted By Obed
To be on the safe side they should ban all...

To be on the safe side they should ban all computers and related streaming devices. :angel :rolleyes:
Forum: Internet Television: Streaming Services including Netflix and Apple TV   2017-05-19, 12:08 AM
Replies: 787
Views: 184,511
Posted By Obed
So this will impact ... customers who can only...

So this will impact ... customers who can only afford one Netflix playing device which happens to be a 'rooted' Android box.

Seems pointless, wouldn't someone who specifically wanted to use a...
Forum: Smartphone and Tablet Computing including Android, Blackberry and iOS devices   2017-05-16, 09:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,872
Posted By Obed
Well, I've never used them, so they must be...

Well, I've never used them, so they must be useless. ;)
Forum: Television Industry / Channels and Providers   2017-05-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 6,373
Posted By Obed
If this Quango really recognised a need for...

If this Quango really recognised a need for Canadian's to have news services in any language at all they would be advocating for a national OTA/FTA strategy with no end user fees at all, let alone...
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