Recent content by JosephB

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    New uplink: HBO and Cinemax back in testing on Dish!

    The DirecTV transaction has not closed, so AT&T is still in complete ownership and control of DirecTV. It also only included DirectTV, AT&T TV/TV Now, and the TV service part of U-verse. It did not include any channels or content
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    Locast update

    I don't disagree but that is not a legal argument
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    Integrated SiriusXM receivers

    Because it makes the headunit cheaper for those who don't want SXM
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    Locast update

    They lose the retransmission fees that would've been paid by any Locast subscribers that would've bought cable or satellite TV service had Locast not been available. That is the entire argument of the broadcasters suing Locast
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    Locast update

    Local stations lose retransmission revenue, though
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    Orby TV - Chapter 11 Details

    any wonder why the TV industry is dying?
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    Locast News (Additions, changes, etc)

    Channels does not require an HDHomerun box. It supports HDHomerun tuners, but they are not required It is $8 a month, yes.
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    Locast News (Additions, changes, etc)

    Another great DVR that is compatible with Locast is Channels DVR (www.getchannels.com) If you have access to a Cable/Satellite login it will also DVR TV Everywhere streams
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    Locast update

    Well, no, I can read and I have graduated a high school that required me to pass civics class. The case has been filed in federal court, and the FCC does not adjudicate copyright complaints. Locast is not subject to FCC regulations in any form that I'm aware of. If I'm wrong, I'll be glad to...
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    Locast update

    Locast is being represented, at least in part, by the Electronic Frontier Foundation. They have a little experience in this area | Electronic Frontier Foundation
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    Locast update

    The FCC has nothing to do with it, this is a copyright case that is being heard in federal court. And prior cases don't have an impact on current cases, only the actual facts on the ground in this case.
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    Locast update

    Why would the number of markets matter? They do not allow you to view out of market locals. To view Atlanta locals, you have to be located in the Atlanta market, for example. The law doesn't say that the non-profit organization can't be a large one serving multiple markets. They don't allow you...
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    Just renewed 2 radios, and I got a good deal. I think

    Oh I should've mentioned my numbers from last April were if we paid the whole year at once. The renewal rates they're offering me right now are monthly rates
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    Just renewed 2 radios, and I got a good deal. I think

    Last April we were able to get 1 yr Sirius Select at $72.84 (with the music fee) and 1 yr All Access at $120.19 (with the music fee). Not sure if your numbers include that. This was coming off of a monthly plan at full price for each radio We got that just by clicking the "I want to cancel"...
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    Successful Launch and deployment of SXM-7

    Why the Sirius system and the XM system still exist, and why they still install radios that are one or the other is really simple 1. why they still install non-combined systems: because carmakers are still installing the radios they've had for decades now. Just because the interface and head...
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