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Old Dec 7th 2013, 2:28 pm
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Does anyone know why there is only one of the three o'clock premier league games live on today.
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Old Dec 7th 2013, 3:07 pm
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Been discussed before, sky are upset that people (probably scousers and pikies) are using AJS cards in their boxes, so only one 3pm saturday can be shown live, all other games are unaffected.

And while we're on about the PL,

Cabaye...............
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I'm happy. Another magnificent Brighton game on't box. Beat league leaders Leicester 3-1
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Old Dec 7th 2013, 5:32 pm
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Has anyone tried getting a refund as AJS sport was sold as 'showing every EPL game live' which obviously is not the case.
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Old Dec 7th 2013, 7:05 pm
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Originally Posted by jam25mack View Post
Has anyone tried getting a refund as AJS sport was sold as 'showing every EPL game live' which obviously is not the case.
Good luck with that.
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Until they change the card and decoders they use you will only get 1 game.

http://dohanews.co/fans-miss-out-on-...azeera-sports/

So expect something next season...........................
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I think the Al Jazeera service is pretty poor - on my box I can never see what is coming up (only the show that is on now) and it's all rather Mickey Mouse......
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They said there will be a new box in January but I wouldn't hold my breath.
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I have to say I've been underwhelmed with it as well. It seems to be a low grade version of Sky Sports from a few years ago with Keys and Gray there to prop it up. There was a segment yesterday where a 'pretty women' spent about 5 mins reading out the which games where on and a on which channel. Two problems with this, she wasn't very pretty and reading wasn't her forte. Even when all the games were on they would be some shown on a number of channels but without any commentary in English.

As for reducing the number of games on live on Saturday, they've essentially stripped the service back by half or more with no warning, little explanation, no timescale for improvement and no reduction in cost. Chances of a refund…zero. I’m seriously thinking of just cancelling.
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Originally Posted by the_red_sheep View Post
I have to say I've been underwhelmed with it as well. It seems to be a low grade version of Sky Sports from a few years ago with Keys and Gray there to prop it up. There was a segment yesterday where a 'pretty women' spent about 5 mins reading out the which games where on and a on which channel. Two problems with this, she wasn't very pretty and reading wasn't her forte. Even when all the games were on they would be some shown on a number of channels but without any commentary in English.

As for reducing the number of games on live on Saturday, they've essentially stripped the service back by half or more with no warning, little explanation, no timescale for improvement and no reduction in cost. Chances of a refund…zero. I’m seriously thinking of just cancelling.
The ironic thing is a lot of people will now cancel and just go back to illegal streaming.
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The ironic thing is a lot of people will now cancel and just go back to illegal streaming.
That's a terrible idea, and not something that had crossed my mind even for a second.

The real issue is that broadcasters, not just of sport, have been so slow to realise they’re now operating in a global market which is increasingly online, and border free. Sooner or later they’ll have to stop trying to fight it, embrace it and find ways to commercialise online streaming and downloading.
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Originally Posted by the_red_sheep View Post
That's a terrible idea, and not something that had crossed my mind even for a second.

The real issue is that broadcasters, not just of sport, have been so slow to realise they’re now operating in a global market which is increasingly online, and border free. Sooner or later they’ll have to stop trying to fight it, embrace it and find ways to commercialise online streaming and downloading.
It isn't too bad for me because I am a Man City fan and we very rarely play at 3pm on a Saturday anyway so I will still be able to watch 95% of the games. But for people who support the smaller clubs i.e. Hull, Palace and United then they will really miss out.
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Originally Posted by the_red_sheep View Post
That's a terrible idea, and not something that had crossed my mind even for a second.

The real issue is that broadcasters, not just of sport, have been so slow to realise they’re now operating in a global market which is increasingly online, and border free. Sooner or later they’ll have to stop trying to fight it, embrace it and find ways to commercialise online streaming and downloading.
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Originally Posted by The_Citizen View Post
It isn't too bad for me because I am a Man City fan and we very rarely play at 3pm on a Saturday anyway so I will still be able to watch 95% of the games. But for people who support the smaller clubs i.e. Hull, Palace and United then they will really miss out.
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It had to be done.
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Originally Posted by The_Citizen View Post
But for people who support the smaller clubs i.e. Hull, Palace and United then they will really miss out.
Not even gonna bite.

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