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Old 24-04-2017, 13:53   #1096
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

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No, that would make perfect sense, although if London Live is anything to go by, I can't think what on Earth you would find of interest on there, given the programme choice you have on other channels.

However, if you do find anything good, do tell us what it is! I am always happy to re-evaluate my views when better evidence is produced.
What's of interest to one person isn't always of interest to others as I'm sure you'll appreciate. If Made In Teesside shows any nostalgia programs of the Teesside area I'd be keen to watch. I'll certainly let you know OK.
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Old 24-04-2017, 14:03   #1097
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

Ive got no complaints as far as Notts TV goes,in fact I seem to be watching it more than any other channel

https://nottstv.com/
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That was a broadcast fault. Nothing at all to do with the box software.
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Old 24-04-2017, 18:33   #1099
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Ive got no complaints as far as Notts TV goes,in fact I seem to be watching it more than any other channel

https://nottstv.com/
To be fair, that looks like a reasonable schedule. Puts London Live to shame.
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Old 24-04-2017, 18:51   #1100
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

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I'm old enough to remember when cinemas had adverts for local restaurants on car showrooms. I think local advertising is quite dead and the internet is king for this type of thing now.
My local theatre still does local advertising during the break. A white screen comes down and local ads are shown from the local shops and business'. Even the bigger shops like Tescos advertise what special deals are going on at the local branch.
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Old 24-04-2017, 19:40   #1101
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

Can I ask if STV2 has launch on Virgin Media in Aberdeen, Ayrshire and Dundee?

Virgin has still to update the EPG banner for STV Glasgow.
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Old 24-04-2017, 23:23   #1102
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

Sky Sports Box Office HD set to launch on Virgin Media UK.

Virgin Media's Live Events Channels (Virgin UK Channel 0) has confirmed that this coming Saturday night's Joshua VS Klitschko fight will be shown LIVE in HD for the first time ever on Virgin Media UK to viewers using TiVo or V6 Boxes at the cost of £20.95.

All other customers can watch in SD for just £19.95.
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Old 24-04-2017, 23:40   #1103
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Sky Sports Box Office HD set to launch on Virgin Media UK.

Virgin Media's Live Events Channels (Virgin UK Channel 0) has confirmed that this coming Saturday night's Joshua VS Klitschko fight will be shown LIVE in HD for the first time ever on Virgin Media UK to viewers using TiVo or V6 Boxes at the cost of £20.95.

All other customers can watch in SD for just £19.95.
I think the competition from BT Sport is forcing Sky Sports to be less exclusive with its HD events, which can be no bad thing.
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Old 24-04-2017, 23:47   #1104
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I think the competition from BT Sport is forcing Sky Sports to be less exclusive with its HD events, which can be no bad thing.
We feel it maybe part of this rumoured story

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/...tising-tie-up/

Will any of the missing Sky Basic Channels also appear???
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Old 24-04-2017, 23:50   #1105
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

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Sky Sports Box Office HD set to launch on Virgin Media UK.

Virgin Media's Live Events Channels (Virgin UK Channel 0) has confirmed that this coming Saturday night's Joshua VS Klitschko fight will be shown LIVE in HD for the first time ever on Virgin Media UK to viewers using TiVo or V6 Boxes at the cost of £20.95.

All other customers can watch in SD for just £19.95.
So £1 more than sky customers then.
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Old 25-04-2017, 00:23   #1106
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

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Sky Sports Box Office HD set to launch on Virgin Media UK.

Virgin Media's Live Events Channels (Virgin UK Channel 0) has confirmed that this coming Saturday night's Joshua VS Klitschko fight will be shown LIVE in HD for the first time ever on Virgin Media UK to viewers using TiVo or V6 Boxes at the cost of £20.95.

All other customers can watch in SD for just £19.95.
I'm so glad I'm not a boxing fan as the cost of seeing these events are very expensive. If you're a subscriber to sky sports then it works out extremely expensive (sky sports sub's plus box office fee) .
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Old 25-04-2017, 00:44   #1107
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We feel it maybe part of this rumoured story

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/...tising-tie-up/

Will any of the missing Sky Basic Channels also appear???
Someone else was suggesting that a few posts back. I wonder who that might have been?
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Old 25-04-2017, 02:00   #1108
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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

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Can I ask if STV2 has launch on Virgin Media in Aberdeen, Ayrshire and Dundee?

Virgin has still to update the EPG banner for STV Glasgow.
Another forum member has said "There were some issues on Virgin Media which resulted in some people still seeing the STV2 launch promo after 5pm in the Edinburgh region. I reckon it was their EPG not updating for the new channel, since there are some complaints about people in Aberdeen, Dundee and Ayrshire not getting the channel at all.

They are likely broadcasting on the old STV Edinburgh for a couple days as a result of this. The original intention seemed to be that the old channel would no longer be needed after 5pm."

Last I heard about Aberdeen, Ayrshire and Dundee was that all future launches had been cancelled as they would now be served by STV2.

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Old 25-04-2017, 03:36   #1109
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Can I ask if STV2 has launch on Virgin Media in Aberdeen, Ayrshire and Dundee?
I would say it is somewhat unlikely to have launched on VM in Aberdeen, I guess (for this thread at least) that launch can be written down as coming soon, but until VM actually extends the network to Aberdeen, they are unlikely to see a launch of STV2 on Virgin Media there.

I'm not sure how the ex Smallworld coverage areas of Ayrshire are fed. Are they still fed from Carlisle or has the feed switched to Uddingston or elsewhere since the takeover? Either way, I'm not sure how (or why) VM would feed a unique channel to a relatively small area, maybe this will have to wait for any additional premises being added under Project Lightning.

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...there are some complaints about people in Aberdeen, Dundee and Ayrshire not getting the channel at all.
Although the people in Aberdeen are also complaining about not getting several other channels on VM.

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I think the competition from BT Sport is forcing Sky Sports to be less exclusive with its HD events, which can be no bad thing.
Still a big rip off at those type of prices.
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