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Old 12-07-2019, 12:58   #5566
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Not a chance.
Amazon are wanting to get into the sport market. Getting la liga rights for the uk may intrigue them. I hope they do anyway...
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Amazon are wanting to get into the sport market. Getting la liga rights for the uk may intrigue them. I hope they do anyway...
Existing Amazon Prime subscribers are getting Premiership football at the end of the year for no extra charge, and while we can't expect them to give us huge quantities of high quality sport for free, I think they will give us better value than Sky or BT do if they win some decent packages with the next round of bidding.

However, nobody knows for sure what will happen so let's hope there will be better value for all in relation to sports viewing in the future. Some of the short term sports streaming arrangements have not exactly filled everyone with confidence, but I think there will be significant improvements in the medium term, particularly if Amazon go for it sooner rather than later.
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Old 12-07-2019, 13:48   #5568
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Amazon are wanting to get into the sport market. Getting la liga rights for the uk may intrigue them. I hope they do anyway...
l somehow doubt that Amazon will be interested in La Liga though? as you saw what happened last season with Eleven Sports as personally l think it will be on ITV4's channel along with probably Premier Sports.

https://www.sportindustry.biz/news/l...hts-uk-ireland

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I don't mean any offence but the way you post things like "not a chance" makes it look like you know for certain, a better way might be "i don't think so."
Not having a go at you.

However i do think streaming services will increase their sports content, maybe we'll see something like a seperate sports pass from the likes of Amazon in the future.
That is only my own personal opinion though that l doubt very much that Amazon will pick up some of the La Liga rights.

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However i do think streaming services will increase their sports content, maybe we'll see something like a seperate sports pass from the likes of Amazon in the future.
Well we shall see Legendkiller what the future holds but my own personal opinion is that the big premium sports rights will still very much be the domain of the PTV linear broadcasters.
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Old 12-07-2019, 15:50   #5569
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Haven't tennis fans moaned about Amazon's coverage ?
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Haven't tennis fans moaned about Amazon's coverage ?
It's got a LOT better over the last year. There was always going to be teething problems.

It will be easier for football. One match one channel.
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It's got a LOT better over the last year. There was always going to be teething problems.

It will be easier for football. One match one channel.
I was meaning more the frame rate issues and complaints on picture quality.
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Old 12-07-2019, 17:01   #5572
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The 25Hz issue is the biggest complaint here.

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l somehow doubt that Amazon will be interested in La Liga though? as you saw what happened last season with Eleven Sports as personally l think it will be on ITV4's channel along with probably Premier Sports.

https://www.sportindustry.biz/news/l...hts-uk-ireland

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That is only my own personal opinion though that l doubt very much that Amazon will pick up some of the La Liga rights.

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Well we shall see Legendkiller what the future holds but my own personal opinion is that the big premium sports rights will still very much be the domain of the PTV linear broadcasters.
I do think the big sports aka Premier league etc will remain on PTV linear but say for example smaller sports such as La liga could end up on a streaming platform such as Amazon.
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Existing Amazon Prime subscribers are getting Premiership football at the end of the year for no extra charge, and while we can't expect them to give us huge quantities of high quality sport for free, I think they will give us better value than Sky or BT do if they win some decent packages with the next round of bidding.

However, nobody knows for sure what will happen so let's hope there will be better value for all in relation to sports viewing in the future. Some of the short term sports streaming arrangements have not exactly filled everyone with confidence, but I think there will be significant improvements in the medium term, particularly if Amazon go for it sooner rather than later.
The current Amazon packages were not originally sold and are likely to have been attained dirt cheap. Therefor not much to lose by giving free viewing.

To win any of the serious packages will involve a much larger investment - if you believe you will get this for nothing dream on (just my opinion of course but time will tell)
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The 25Hz issue is the biggest complaint here.
I find it a strange complaint. Cant get much quicker than tennis. Never seen any blurring of any sort
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It doesn't blur - it gives an odd stuttering effect.

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It doesn't blur - it gives an odd stuttering effect.
Not on either TV that i own. I got Prime specifically for the tennis. I watch a lot! Both my TV's are Samsung.
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You are just not seeing it then.

25Hz is the old rate for streaming - most stuff is now 50Hz which is smooth.

For some reason Amazon have kept sport at 25Hz - and sport is where it is most noticable.

Once you see it - you never not see it.

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Good to know you're telling me what i see and what i don't.
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I'm not intending to be rude or anything - the internet is full of complaints about 25Hz sport and the bad effects it can show up.

Sport is shot at 50Hz for a reason - but Amazon choose to down-convert it.

BBC looks really good and is at 50Hz.

Also, Amazon doesn't seem to be as good HD quality for their sport.

I see the issue on both my 4K Samsung and 4K Panasonic. And also a cheap HD only tv.

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