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  1. tripod

    tripod Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Guru

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    I signed up with NBC Sports Gold for the Premier league.Premier League is unlocked on website but how do I know it will be unlocked on my tv app?
     
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    Try it.....
     
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    tripod Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Guru

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    Excellent answer.Without a genius like you,I would have never survived 78 years.
     
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    You shouldn't really expect a significantly more detailed answer given that you didn't tell us what make and model TV you're using. From a TV app perspective, it looks like only Roku-based TVs and Sony's latest Android-based models might qualify without an external streaming box.

    From the NBC Sports Gold FAQ:
     
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    tripod Topic Starter SatelliteGuys Guru

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    TCL55P607.Roku based tv.My real question is - how does NBC or Roku send your app a signal that your device is ready to stream premier league?
     
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    You log in to an account NBC sports.and then link the roku to that account..the roku provides an access code that links NBC sports to the app on the roku .roku is like a phone..it contains aps..not services..smartvs act in a similar manor
     
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    harshness SatelliteGuys Master

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    Roku apps "log in" to the provider's authentication server (after you've gone through the process of authenticating the device). If the log in is successful, you get to watch the channel. If it isn't, you don't get to watch the channel.

    This is NOT like cable TV or satellite where a authorization is "pushed" to your box.
     

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