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DIRECTV Launches Univision and TeleFutura in Crystal-Clear HD


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#26 OFFLINE   bonscott87

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 05:21 PM

Sounds like a big fat waste of bandwidth


LOL. Must not realize that these 2 channels get bigger ratings then the vast majority of "cable" channels. :lol:

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#27 OFFLINE   Sixto

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 05:40 PM

Need someone with a non-H HD receiver who gets the Spanish package and Telefutura to tune to 408.

Checking to see if it's MPEG2 or MPEG4 HD.
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#28 OFFLINE   yosoyellobo

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:02 PM

UnivisionHd just went Live

Edited by yosoyellobo, 28 April 2010 - 06:04 PM.
Correct spelling.


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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:07 PM

Univision East HD doesn't seem to include the mapping to 41 in the NYC DMA yet. 402 works though. Too bad Telefutura is only the west coast feed which is not available here. It would have been nice to have seen tonight's match in HD.

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:32 PM

Ok, Tuned in to Univision, really hoping that like most Amercian channels, which provide SAP Closed captioning in Spanish, that Univision would provide English captions, but Ive checked all the options Service 2 thru 6, and only get Spanish captions on option 1.


I've always thought they should have english captioning. Maybe we should write to the FCC. Sabado Gigante looks like a good show to watch. Problem is I only understand about 20% of it.

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 06:36 PM

I didn't even notice that I get Mexican channels. Guess I don't really care if they are HD or not.

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 07:45 PM

I didn't even notice that I get Mexican channels. Guess I don't really care if they are HD or not.

Then why post in this thread?
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Posted 28 April 2010 - 09:27 PM

Interesting we have a national broadcast of Univision in HD on DirecTV when in some markets like Atlanta we have a local OTA station, carried SD by DirecTV of can be tuned OTA, that is a Univision affiliate carrying the same broadcast.

#34 OFFLINE   Santi360HD

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:18 PM

I can post wikipedia links too:
http://en.wikipedia....e_United_States

I also think everyone living in the USA should have to be able to speak English. .



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#35 OFFLINE   machavez00

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Posted 28 April 2010 - 10:31 PM

I just read the same info over at another forum. Someone with a SL5 and Latino package please go out and cover over your 110 and 119 LNBs to find out which one.... :rolleyes:


There are channels in the 400's that we all get. The Univision and Telefutura feeds just two of them. We also get HITN, Galavision, Once, and a few other spanish language channels. Our local Univision station has been HD for a few months now.

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 12:06 AM

I didn't even notice that I get Mexican channels. Guess I don't really care if they are HD or not.


Mexican Channels. Really. Grow up.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:08 AM

Ok, Tuned in to Univision, really hoping that like most Amercian channels, which provide SAP Closed captioning in Spanish, that Univision would provide English captions, but Ive checked all the options Service 2 thru 6, and only get Spanish captions on option 1.


Hence the reason why some of us resent the kowtowing to Spanish speaking "citizens".

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:11 AM

I've always thought they should have english captioning. Maybe we should write to the FCC. Sabado Gigante looks like a good show to watch. Problem is I only understand about 20% of it.


I just realized why there is no English captioning. Especially on a live show. You know how fast they speak. Imagine trying to translate AND type out what they're saying in real time? Aye, mami!:eek2:

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 06:25 AM

ESPNU ? Travel channel? Encore?

Oh no let's add a channel that most subscribers don't even know they have over these and other highly sought after channels

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:02 AM

never thought i'd find such childish ethnic jabs on such a GREAT vast knowledge of information that this site is.. That i've referred to time & time again, may not be so inclined to next time around..if swanni didnt suck so much with his news reports...after these ethnic jabs I'd not consider ever coming back here..sad indeed to see the childish behavior of some..pathetic

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:09 AM

never thought i'd find such childish ethnic jabs on such a GREAT vast knowledge of information that this site is.. That i've referred to time & time again, may not be so inclined to next time around..if swanni didnt suck so much with his news reports...after these ethnic jabs I'd not consider ever coming back here..sad indeed to the childish behavior of some..pathetic


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#42 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:29 AM

When do we get BBCA in HD? Or does D* just keep ignoring this fine channel?

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 07:39 AM

I've always thought they should have english captioning. Maybe we should write to the FCC. Sabado Gigante looks like a good show to watch. Problem is I only understand about 20% of it.


Would seem like a great way to learn Spanish. I watch some films from Europe that have English sub-titles and by the end of the movie I can usually follow what they are saying to a small extent. And Japanese movies are the same way.

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 08:24 AM

When do we get BBCA in HD? Or does D* just keep ignoring this fine channel?

Rich


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Posted 29 April 2010 - 08:28 AM

never thought i'd find such childish ethnic jabs on such a GREAT vast knowledge of information that this site is.. That i've referred to time & time again, may not be so inclined to next time around..if swanni didnt suck so much with his news reports...after these ethnic jabs I'd not consider ever coming back here..sad indeed to see the childish behavior of some..pathetic


Agreed...It was just as bad when BET HD was added. Ironically, there was no ethnic or redneck/hillbilly jabs when CMT HD was added.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:41 AM

Univision HD is at 99 on D11. We aren't sure yet about TeleFutura, but apparently it's either at 110 or 119.


Has anyone figured why we're not getting TeleFuture? Is it only available in certain packages? I get the "Error 721 Channel not purchased ..." message, so I don't think it's a satellite/reception issue.
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Posted 29 April 2010 - 09:46 AM

Has anyone figured why we're not getting TeleFuture? Is it only available in certain packages? I get the "Error 721 Channel not purchased ..." message, so I don't think it's a satellite/reception issue.


I believe, but am waiting for confirmation from DirecTV, that it is not part of the "en espanol" package, only the "optimo mas" and higher packages, which I am not really interested in.

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 10:01 AM

Don't you just love generalizations!:rolleyes: Just because someone watches these channels don't mean they can't speak English.

I do watch Univision from time to time(I love The Cristina show).

Los Blancos no saben respecto, si en ellos la cara


I never said that the people watching these channels couldn't speak English, I realize there are a lot of people that are bilingual or greater.

I said that I think everyone living in the USA should be able to speak english.

Even though I think that they should be able to speak English I do not think that they shouldn't be able to watch TV in their native language if the TV provider wants to supply it. I also think that other people who are interested in the programming should have it available too. I posted the link that estimates 10% of the population can speak Spanish, so to me it makes sense for D* to add Spanish channels to try to get those customers.

So to my point, I am happy for the people that want to watch these channels, I hope they enjoy them. I also hope D* gets the results they were looking for by adding these channels. I myself am not that interested in them, but I will patiently await the other HD channels they have promised instead of complaining/threatening/crying like others here have done about these channels being added.

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 10:06 AM

does anyone know why i cant see channel 408 in my guide? channel 402 comes in fine and the shows last night looked good in HD

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Posted 29 April 2010 - 10:12 AM

I’ll agree with this thread’s title: “DIRECTV Launches Univision and TeleFutura in Crystal-Clear HD

Watched a few minutes of Univision last night. Wow, razor sharp!




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