Streaming TV (Other Languages)

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Post by ForumAdmin » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:15 am

We expect to activate the test service by Friday 15th June if everything goes to schedule.

We would provide a test service (1 or 2 channels) early in the following week.

We will begin to provide connectivity and contractual details next week.

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Post by kogi » Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:21 am

Is there any recording and time shifting with the service?

The main programs we want to watch are about 9pm Hong Kong time. Which makes it 11pm or mid-night Australian time.

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Post by Fuzion » Wed Jun 06, 2007 6:04 pm

Just a quick q. Is this live streaming delivered over a program like Tvunetworks, pplive etc?

I don't mind, already have a PC hooked up to my LCD TV :)

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Post by ForumAdmin » Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:57 am

Fuzion wrote:Just a quick q. Is this live streaming delivered over a program like Tvunetworks, pplive etc?

I don't mind, already have a PC hooked up to my LCD TV :)
It will use standard Microsoft opsys elements.

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Post by ForumAdmin » Thu Jun 07, 2007 8:58 am

kogi wrote:Is there any recording and time shifting with the service?

The main programs we want to watch are about 9pm Hong Kong time. Which makes it 11pm or mid-night Australian time.

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I have no details yet.

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Post by DaXiuyi » Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:33 am

ForumAdmin wrote:We expect to activate the test service by Friday 15th June if everything goes to schedule.

We would provide a test service (1 or 2 channels) early in the following week.

We will begin to provide connectivity and contractual details next week.
I take it by the absence of anything that the test service as not been activated yet?

By all means PM me if you'd like some testers...

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Post by ForumAdmin » Fri Jun 15, 2007 9:55 am

DaXiuyi wrote:
ForumAdmin wrote:We expect to activate the test service by Friday 15th June if everything goes to schedule.

We would provide a test service (1 or 2 channels) early in the following week.

We will begin to provide connectivity and contractual details next week.
I take it by the absence of anything that the test service as not been activated yet?

By all means PM me if you'd like some testers...
The server at the Exetel end is due to be installed today.

Once that is done we will begin the work on taking a one or two channel feed as a demo linked from the front page of the web site.

This should not be a major amount of work and should be in place early next week.

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Post by Bassman » Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:05 pm

nihonjin wrote:Any chance of getting some tv from Japan.
I'd be interested in Japanese TV also - depending on content of course.

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Post by ForumAdmin » Mon Jun 18, 2007 1:24 pm

Bassman wrote:
nihonjin wrote:Any chance of getting some tv from Japan.
I'd be interested in Japanese TV also - depending on content of course.
It's on the list.

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Post by ForumAdmin » Tue Jun 19, 2007 10:39 am

The IPTV server is working in a demonstration form (one channel full screen - Phoenix TV).

If you paste this url into windows media player, you should be able to view it:

mms://durian.exetel.com.au/ExetelTV

Your feed back will be welcome.

(server is only currently accessible by Exetel ADSL users and as it's a 1 mbps stream you will need a 1500 or above service).

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Post by xallan » Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:33 pm

Great Job!

I wonder how to be counted into user's usage?

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Post by arachnologist » Tue Jun 19, 2007 2:57 pm

I didn't believe it, but it is true - it is working - 138 KB/s and it works full screen - not the best quality, but acceptable.

What I saw was some news coverage apparently in Chinese (I am not Chinese, so can't tell Mandarin from Cantonese). Looks like it is working - just wondering what we can get apart from that Chinese channel and how much it might cost. Thank you guys.

Just one advertising stretch that I found in the opening post:

> quality of delivery (full screen DVD image quality)

Sorry mates - it is a bit of a stretch - however, as I said it is acceptable.

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Post by ForumAdmin » Tue Jun 19, 2007 3:12 pm

xallan wrote:Great Job!

I wonder how to be counted into user's usage?
The planned commercial service will be based on some monthy payment to the Network but the downloads will not be charged for.

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Post by ForumAdmin » Tue Jun 19, 2007 3:15 pm

arachnologist wrote:
> quality of delivery (full screen DVD image quality)

Sorry mates - it is a bit of a stretch - however, as I said it is acceptable.
The objective is for individuals to see what quality they get.

On my ADSL2 connection at home it's perfect.

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Post by arachnologist » Tue Jun 19, 2007 3:18 pm

ForumAdmin wrote: On my ADSL2 connection at home it's perfect.
Ok, on my ADSL2+ (Optus bundled) connection it is OK, but certainly no match to a normal DVD quality. This is not meant as criticism - but what can you expect for such bandwidth? I believe it is good enough - so waiting to see what's on offer

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