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Old 08-03-2017, 11:01   #6946
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Sorry that doesn't wash with me anymore! It might of been the case once over but now it's just an excuse for greedy companies to screw more hard earned money out of us!
What do you mean it doesn't wash those are facts , you may not like them but they are facts.
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:20   #6947
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What do you mean it doesn't wash those are facts , you may not like them but they are facts.
But he is right though in that HD is very common now and the greedy companies are stiil bloody ripping us off.

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It costs more to broadcast in HD , Blu Ray is generally more expensive than DVD , many of the PPV streaming options charge more for HD. You may not like it but for now it's here to stay.
Yes they would say that would they not? but it does not mean we should believe them MM.
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Old 08-03-2017, 11:34   #6948
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What do you mean it doesn't wash those are facts , you may not like them but they are facts.
Where exactly are these facts? When HD was first introduced I can see it being costly but as time goes on costs come down BUT sky haven't reduced their charge for HD at all or not by much anyway.
Interestingly Sky no longer charge extra for HD cinema channel 's but not sport? Muppetman if you want to believe that Sky aren't ripping us off by charging extra for HD then that's your prorogative.

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Old 08-03-2017, 11:51   #6949
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Where exactly are these facts? When HD was first introduced I can see it being costly but as time goes on costs come down BUT sky haven't reduced their charge for HD at all or not by much anyway.
Interestingly Sky no longer charge extra for HD cinema channel 's but not sport? Muppetman if you want to believe that Sky aren't ripping us off by charging extra for HD then that's your prorogative.
As has been pointed out by others over on DigitalSpy, getting Sky Sports on Sky in HD is pricey compared to SD. Not only do you need to get the base pack, you also need to get the boxsets pack and pay the HD fee.
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Old 08-03-2017, 12:04   #6950
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As has been pointed out by others over on DigitalSpy, getting Sky Sports on Sky in HD is pricey compared to SD. Not only do you need to get the base pack, you also need to get the boxsets pack and pay the HD fee.
Another example of Sky ripping customers off mate! But all I want is for Sky to drop the HD charge and I'd be happy.
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Old 08-03-2017, 12:16   #6951
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Where exactly are these facts? When HD was first introduced I can see it being costly but as time goes on costs come down BUT sky haven't reduced their charge for HD at all or not by much anyway.
Interestingly Sky no longer charge extra for HD cinema channel 's but not sport? Muppetman if you want to believe that Sky aren't ripping us off by charging extra for HD then that's your prorogative.
I'm not sure why you mention Sky when just about everybody else is charging extra for HD.

As I say HD costs more be it broadcasting , server storage etc. None of us want to pay it but HD does cost more.
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Old 08-03-2017, 12:56   #6952
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I'm not sure why you mention Sky when just about everybody else is charging extra for HD.

As I say HD costs more be it broadcasting , server storage etc. None of us want to pay it but HD does cost more.
Like everything once it becomes widespread and popular things generally become much cheaper MM and HD is no different to anything else in that respect.
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Like everything once it becomes widespread and popular things generally become much cheaper MM and HD is no different to anything else in that respect.
Agreed allowing for additional HD On Demand content and HD linear channels to launch. The range of HD content is far greater than launch.
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Like everything once it becomes widespread and popular things generally become much cheaper MM and HD is no different to anything else in that respect.
But it will ALWAYS cost more to deliver HD than SD. More data = more cost.
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Old 08-03-2017, 14:09   #6955
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Like everything once it becomes widespread and popular things generally become much cheaper MM and HD is no different to anything else in that respect.
I only mentioned Sky because we were referring to Sky Sports originally but as for others charging extra for HD,well they're just copying Sky and jumping on the money making train! And as for others charging extra,not all do ( BBC,ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5,and VIRGIN!).

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But it will ALWAYS cost more to deliver HD than SD. More data = more cost.
But don't we pay MORE than enough through our subs to absorb those small costs?
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But it will ALWAYS cost more to deliver HD than SD. More data = more cost.
More but not enough to rip customers off though SP...
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TV Live‏ is reporting that:

BT Sport secure the rights to show British Speedway after Sky Sports cancel their contract.
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BT Sport secure the rights to show British Speedway after Sky Sports cancel their contract.
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Any motorsport is not my own cup of tea - just reporting what TV Live is saying.
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S4C signs sub let deal with Sky Sports for Wales Football games.

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