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Old 01-08-2020, 17:48   #1066
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Premier league isn't starting until September 12th. https://www.skysports.com/football/n...-date-new-kits
With little time between now and the start of the season. Sky will be starting to advertise for next season's games.

I'd hope we hear something in the next week or 2.
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Premier league isn't starting until September 12th. https://www.skysports.com/football/n...-date-new-kits
i know that but without covid it would have started this month that why i said it was supposed to start this month
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i know that but without covid it would have started this month that why i said it was supposed to start this month
Ah yeah i see what you meant now, yes the prem was originally due to start on the 8th of this month.

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With little time between now and the start of the season. Sky will be starting to advertise for next season's games.

I'd hope we hear something in the next week or 2.
Might be all games on tv again the way things are going.
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Might be all games on tv again the way things are going.
That would be nice.
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If it's anything like Scotland, which started their new season today, clubs could do a Virtual Season Ticket for all the Home games that are not on Sky. And the Away sides have the right to do PPV for those matches, so away supporters can see those.

I saw a match today like that. Casting it to the TV.
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Old 01-08-2020, 19:51   #1071
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Ah yeah i see what you meant now, yes the prem was originally due to start on the 8th of this month.

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Might be all games on tv again the way things are going.
I thought they said all the games wouldn't be on TV (Sky, BT etc). Maybe they will be streamed.

At Oxford United, they have said ST holders would get the game on iFollow. I guess all EFL will be the same. EPL may do the same
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Old 02-08-2020, 07:01   #1072
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It was the case for Forest fans. Season ticket holders got to watch the games on iFollow. The last few games were torture for me!
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Old 02-08-2020, 19:36   #1073
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It was the case for Forest fans. Season ticket holders got to watch the games on iFollow. The last few games were torture for me!
You must be glad County didn't make it?
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On the contrary,I was cheering for them yesterday. Forest fans and Notts County fans have always got on great unlike rivalry in other cities. I've got lots of Notts County friends. We get on great together at work and in the community. I would love to see Notts County get back in the Football League. It's Derby County that we don't like.
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Ofcom web site has revealed that Sony was given an new broadcasting License for "Sony Crime". https://www.ofcom.org.uk/manage-your...cences/updates

No other info was given.

3rd time lucky.
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Ofcom web site has revealed that Sony was given an new broadcasting License for "Sony Crime". https://www.ofcom.org.uk/manage-your...cences/updates

No other info was given.

3rd time lucky.
Depends on how you count them.

Surprising. I thought if they tried again it would be another brand, like AXN (but FTA), and covering a (slightly) different demographic.

Good find Media Boy though.
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Old 09-08-2020, 20:57   #1077
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Re: Changes to Virgin TV (2020)

Following a change on satellite, Sky Sports Racing HD's bitrate has more than halved from an average of 12.8Mb/s on 12.324V to only 6.1Mb/s on 12.188H.

Do we know if there has been a corresponding cut on VM, either because there is a way to check bitrates or due to worse picture quality?

VM may well get a line feed of the channel, so may not have been affected.
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Old 10-08-2020, 00:41   #1078
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Following a change on satellite, Sky Sports Racing HD's bitrate has more than halved from an average of 12.8Mb/s on 12.324V to only 6.1Mb/s on 12.188H.

Do we know if there has been a corresponding cut on VM, either because there is a way to check bitrates or due to worse picture quality?

VM may well get a line feed of the channel, so may not have been affected.
richard doesnt look noticeably different on my tv but i've had the same HD tv for a decade and my tv is only 32 inches...i could tell then it finally improved a few months back and cant see any decrease in quality. but without any technical knowledge and a tiny tv im probably not the best to answer this!
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richard doesnt look noticeably different on my tv but i've had the same HD tv for a decade and my tv is only 32 inches...i could tell then it finally improved a few months back and cant see any decrease in quality. but without any technical knowledge and a tiny tv im probably not the best to answer this!
Thanks for your feedback anyway Vince

I know that Den watches it, so hopefully he'll see my post.
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Thanks for your feedback anyway Vince

I know that Den watches it, so hopefully he'll see my post.
more than welcome richard hope the crazy year so far of 2020 is keeping you as well as possible!
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