Dircerttv 4K. Worth it?

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  1. Madtown HD Junkie

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    I am back with direct tv soon. Is the 4K offering good? Thanks!


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    Depends what your in too ...
     
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    If u like live sports in 4k , DirecTV has the most live sports in 4k !

    They show multiple sports :
    English premier league soccer
    NBA
    MLB
    college football
    College basketball
    Golf

    And more ... 4k is slow but its growing

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  4. I WANT MORE

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    It's FREE. What do you have to lose?
     
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    it also requires a boat anchor, errr mini
     
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    Or an rvu television.
     
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    which has more issues than a mini due to lack of support from tv manufacterers
     
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    For all the folks that say boat anchor there are others (like me) that have no problems with my two C61Ks and my HS17 performance.
     
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    That's my they're dropping the TV RVU clients in new TV's.
     
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    Plus I've caught a few good concert showings. And DIRECTV has recently added a couple more 4K channels due to the increase in live 4K programming they've been carrying recently.
     
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    i wonder if roku/amazon could add an RVU app?
     
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    Don't see why they couldn't if they wanted to. Remember they were going to come out with an RVU client for the PS3, but never came out?
     
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    I am not a sports fan, but have seen a few good concerts including The Rolling Stones in 4K on DIRECTV. :)
     
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    If they were going to do it, they would have done it years ago.
     
  15. Madtown HD Junkie

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    Thank you all. I was just wondering if there was actual content available. I will give it a go I think. Thanks again!


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    FREE??????????????

    Wouldn't it require a new 2-year contract?
     
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    If they give you the equipment and you weren't going anywhere for two years, yes it's free.
     
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    No problems here, either. Seems to me most of the naysayers have never seen or used the HS17. They're just pissed off that they can't use anything but minis.
     
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    My only real issue with the HS17 is not being able to use anything but clients with it.
     
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    Not being able to use anything but minis with a HS17 is a NO Go for me.
    Why they did that is beyond me.
    Probably just so they could have an easier time diagnosing issues ... really doesn't help the customer at all.

    Btw, do they have a wireless 4k box yet ?
    Client wise or other (I know theres nothing on the market after the HS17 as of yet.
     

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