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#1 OFFLINE   BigJ52

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:39 AM

From Directv Tweet:

"Soccer Fans– We’re working to add Fox Soccer HD; launch date not finalized but we expect it in time for the EPL season."

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#2 OFFLINE   ejuer

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:41 AM

From Directv Tweet:

"Soccer Fans– We’re working to add Fox Soccer HD; launch date not finalized but we expect it in time for the EPL season."


Just saw that. Great news, as that means it will hopefully be added in the next two weeks!!

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:45 AM

According to recent official posts, we should be getting GolTV HD on August 4th and FSC HD on August 11th. Fantastic news for soccer fans on D*. Finally.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 11:46 AM

great news . . .

i wonder if this will also include a bundling of FSP into the sports package

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#5 OFFLINE   caaarlo

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 12:09 PM

great news . . .

i wonder if this will also include a bundling of FSP into the sports package

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 12:28 PM

I hope this is both channels in HD.
Would suck having to watch Plus in SD still.
I wonder.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 12:54 PM

They just added...

In addition to adding FOX Soccer Channel HD, we’re working to add live matches in HD on Fox Soccer Plus.


So maybe FSC+ part-time HD?

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:01 PM

Yeah. Hopefully the delayed EPL games will be HD as well.

They just added...



So maybe FSC+ part-time HD?



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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:11 PM

They just added...



So maybe FSC+ part-time HD?



just read that. also said they were still in discussions for amc hd and bbca hd.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:27 PM

great news . . .

i wonder if this will also include a bundling of FSP into the sports package

:D


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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:31 PM

Ace - Fecking Ace!

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:33 PM

This is the one I've been waiting for. Thrilled.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:34 PM

Hmmm...I'm not sure that I will make the jump. I don't want to jump to Premier and adding the Sports Pack ($7.00) and Fox Soccer Plus ($14.99) is a bit steep.
DTV = Digital Television

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:37 PM

Heartbreaking, after repeatedly e-mailing Directv to add the footie channels in HD, I just lost my service due to a line of sight issue! Stuck with Crapcast and I have little hope for either channel appearing in HD there. Luck of the Irish me arse! Enjoy you lucky football fans.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:40 PM

Excellent news. Watching the EPL games in HD on ESPN2 makes the games in SD on FSC unwatchable.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:46 PM

August 11th it is set to launch....another mini-Festivus day
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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:54 PM

August 11th it is set to launch....another mini-Festivus day


Thank you very much, Satelliteracer. :)

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 01:58 PM

Sat,

for a real festivus the separate fee for FSP needs to go.

With espn now having some games, 2 separate fees to get the remainder is even less sustainable.

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 02:00 PM

just read that. also said they were still in discussions for amc hd and bbca hd.


Damn, soon I will have nothing to ask for.

Well, there is always lower prices I guess :)

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Posted 27 July 2010 - 02:01 PM

This is fantastic news -

Agree with others that hopefully FS+ gets pulled into the Sports Pack. Not worth the extra $15 on its own by a long shot.




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