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Old 03-04-2019, 13:18   #9076
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Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere, I just saw it.

The BBC is streaming this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final between Man City and Brighton & Hove, as well as the FA Cup Final on 18th May, in 4K UltraHD and HDR on BBC iPlayer
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Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere, I just saw it.

The BBC is streaming this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final between Man City and Brighton & Hove, as well as the FA Cup Final on 18th May, in 4K UltraHD and HDR on BBC iPlayer
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Old 03-04-2019, 16:15   #9078
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BBC secures Premier League radio rights until 2022.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/47806520

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Old 03-04-2019, 17:07   #9079
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Sorry if this has been posted elsewhere, I just saw it.

The BBC is streaming this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final between Man City and Brighton & Hove, as well as the FA Cup Final on 18th May, in 4K UltraHD and HDR on BBC iPlayer
I stumbled over the Press Release for this whilst doing other things.
Here.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:18   #9080
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The BBC is streaming this weekend’s FA Cup semi-final between Man City and Brighton & Hove, as well as the FA Cup Final on 18th May, in 4K UltraHD and HDR on BBC iPlayer
The first of these matches is tonight and I noticed a banner tile advertising it on the top of the EPG. When highlighted the description mentions some tech details I've never heard of.
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"If your TV supports both 4K resolution (2160p) and WCG(BT.2020 or Rec.2020), press OK to head there now."
The bits I've highlighted in bold are new to me, never heard of them. I was expecting this text to mention HDR and/or HRG but it mentions this instead.
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Old 06-04-2019, 12:30   #9081
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The first of these matches is tonight and I noticed a banner tile advertising it on the top of the EPG. When highlighted the description mentions some tech details I've never heard of.


The bits I've highlighted in bold are new to me, never heard of them. I was expecting this text to mention HDR and/or HRG but it mentions this instead.
There is more than one type of HDR. WCG (Wide Coilour Gamut) is the one that the BBC use.

Most 4K TVs will support it fine, but if you have any problems, work through the checklist here:
https://www.virginmedia.com/help/vir...tra-hd-content
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Old 06-04-2019, 13:12   #9082
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There is more than one type of HDR. WCG (Wide Coilour Gamut) is the one that the BBC use.

Most 4K TVs will support it fine, but if you have any problems, work through the checklist here:
https://www.virginmedia.com/help/vir...tra-hd-content
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Live Boxing: Kash Farooq VS Kyle Williams for the British Bantamweight Title from Glasgow. will be shown on BBC Scotland HD on Thursday at 11pm

BBC Scotland HD is on Virgin Scotland Channel 108, and Virgin Channel 162 (outside Scotland.)

---------- Post added at 22:47 ---------- Previous post was at 22:45 ----------

Also BBC Scotland HD is broadcasting Celtic Under 18s VS Rangers Under 18th in the Scottish Youth Cup Final from Hampden Park from 7pm on Thursday Night.
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Champions League fever fuels surge in BT Sport sign-ups.

https://www.theguardian.com/media/20...-philip-jansen

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The new BT chief executive, Philip Jansen, who took over from Gavin Patterson in February, claimed that BT had fielded an “astounding” amount of traffic through its call centres from football fans seeking to sign up to BT Sport to catch the first all-English final since 2008.
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Jansen also confirmed that BT would bid to retain the Champions League rights for a further three seasons from 2021 when they come up for auction later this year.
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He said he was looking at whether to raise prices for BT Sport, which is available for £10 a month to BT TV customers and £15 a month to those with only BT’s broadband service. “We are looking at the value of BT Sport and making sure we have the right approach and pricing will be part of that definitely.”
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Old 09-05-2019, 13:46   #9085
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Champions League fever fuels surge in BT Sport sign-ups.

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Interesting that on the one hand they're telling us about the great increase in subscribers,then they're telling us they're considering price increases!
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Interesting that on the one hand they're telling us about the great increase in subscribers,then they're telling us they're considering price increases!
Perhaps they think in terms of future monetary value BT Sport is as good as Sky Sports.
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Old 09-05-2019, 14:30   #9087
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Perhaps they think in terms of future monetary value BT Sport is as good as Sky Sports.
Yes perhaps. I do think BT Sports is as good as Sky Sorts in many ways. True Sky have the bigger Premier league games but BT do have the FA Cup and European games.
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Don't they show the final on YouTube for free anyway?
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Don't they show the final on YouTube for free anyway?
l am not sure about that Chad.
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l am not sure about that Chad.
They have done in the past and according to Radio Times they are again this year, as long as you have a smart TV of course.

https://www.radiotimes.com/news/spor...-watch-stream/

I'm sure they're not telling their callers though
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