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#41 OFFLINE   Lazy Senior

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:34 AM

Don't tell me you can watch a movie without interuption with only 2% downloaded. I don't believe that for a second.


I have 15/2
I have a Dual Band 900 MBPS wireless router that has no issue with steaming on multiple devices.


Believe it or Not, I do it all the time. I have 15/2 (Mediacom) and do not use wireless for DTV. MY DTV "black box" uses Ethernet.

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#42 ONLINE   damondlt

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:35 AM

You have something wrong somewhere on your end.

I have 15mbps internet service and stream and watch DTV on demand HD after only a minute of buffering. This is with either a HR-24 or HR-34.

Must be our HR34 and HR23

Maybe I should call a tech.

 

 

 


#43 OFFLINE   Justin23

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:38 AM

Yes, I always wait until the download is finished. I usually download shows for future viewing.


So why would it matter if the download is slow?

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:38 AM

If the download takes less time than the show, that is instant. You just can't fast forward.


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:39 AM

Like I said Directv still won't allow the use of Roku, which in My opinion is forcing a customer to do what they want only. With more equipment upgrades at the cost of a commitment and upfront fees. And that will get old quick, for many i'm sure.

 

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:40 AM

Must be our HR34 and HR23

Maybe I should call a tech.


I would not use wireless for any video streaming. Use Ethernet.

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:42 AM

Within a Minute?, maybe with in 20.
I never said you had to wait for a fully downloaded ON demand.

Anthing under 50% can cause intteruption. Thats why the download progress is RED and not Green under 50%.

Don't tell me you can watch a movie without interuption with only 2% downloaded. I don't believe that for a second.

I've had Directv ON DEMAND long enough to know how it works, and Fast is not a word that would ever describe it..


You obviously don't "know how it works" because the % has nothing to do with the red-yellow-green. The color progress bar is based on the speed the receiver is receiving the On-Demand programming.

Believe what you want but I've had it green with only showing 3%. My speed is 15/2 at home. Is your Internet to your receiver wired or wireless?

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:49 AM

Why are we talking about Directv on Demand.
I didn't start a thread that said anything about ON DEMAND.

Fine Directv wants to force its customers into new leased equipment rather then let the customer stream his HBO content in his own private home using the Number one device in the country.
Buttom line that BS.
With familys trying to cut costs by having "what would be with most every other provider" an option without paying their multiple upfront fees and monthly fees to their provider.

Sorry once a provider shows me a DEMAND, thats when I start to assess my future options.

I sent Time Warner an Email too, Guess who responded and guess who didn't?

 

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 07:52 AM

Y. Is your Internet to your receiver wired or wireless?

Wired coax. Deca Broadband Adapter.

 

 

 


#50 OFFLINE   Lazy Senior

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:02 AM

Fine Directv wants to force its customers into new leased equipment rather then let the customer stream his HBO content in his own private home.


Directv considers ROKU competition aka a threat. If ROKU and HBO-GO is important to you then churn to Dish. Dish supported HBO-GO and ROKU, at least they did when I had Dish last year.

Sooner or later HBO is going to offer HBO-GO as a standalone option. When this happens many customers will leave the Sat companies.

I agree with you, Directv should allow HBO Go on Roku just as Dish does.

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:03 AM

Wired coax. Deca Broadband Adapter.


Ditto here.

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:04 AM

Why are we talking about Directv on Demand.
I didn't start a thread that said anything about ON DEMAND.

Fine Directv wants to force its customers into new leased equipment rather then let the customer stream his HBO content in his own private home using the Number one device in the country.
Buttom line that BS.
With familys trying to cut costs by having "what would be with most every other provider" an option without paying their multiple upfront fees and monthly fees to their provider.

Sorry once a provider shows me a DEMAND, thats when I start to assess my future options.

I sent Time Warner an Email too, Guess who responded and guess who didn't?


....we are talking about On Demand because all of the HBO content you seek is already available through On Demand. It sounds like you need to diagnose your home network issues.
DTV = Digital Television

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:08 AM

Directv considers ROKU competition aka a threat. If ROKU and HBO-GO is important to you then churn to Dish. Dish supported HBO-GO and ROKU, at least they did when I had Dish last year.

Sooner or later HBO is going to offer HBO-GO as a standalone option. When this happens many customers will leave the Sat companies.

I agree with you, Directv should allow HBO Go on Roku just as Dish does.


That's right. The Roku is a gateway drug to cord cutting. It's a cheap and easy alternative to traditional TV service.

Edited by Hoosier205, 22 December 2012 - 08:29 AM.

DTV = Digital Television

#54 ONLINE   damondlt

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:21 AM

That's right. The Roku is a gateway drug to cord cutting. It's a cheap and easy alternative and traditional TV service.

And what wrong with that? Who makes that call Directv? Who gives a crap about them. They provide something that COST me money. They aren't paying me.

Thats like buying car and finding out your Car insurance doesn't cover that car. What happends then?

Do you base car buying on what your insurance would only cover? Hell No!

Do I base my streaming devices based on what 1 Provider doesn't offer, Nope!
I do what I have to to make it work, I have lots of friends with Cable and Dishnetwork. I get one more Roku, and guess what Directv loses a HBO subscription. No biggy!

 

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:27 AM

Yea and takes an hour if not more with a 15MBPS internet service to download Directv's So called "ON Demand"


You brought up the "slow" on-demand subject...

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:28 AM

You brought up the "slow" on-demand subject...

Wrong, Post number 4 brought up the On demand.

And out off all the On demand issues your only defence is its not slow.

How about Customers with D10,D11, D12,, H21,H23,H24,H25's. Hows the On demand work with them?

What should they do? Upgrade at high cost and commitment?

 

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:31 AM

Fine Directv wants to force its customers into new leased equipment rather then let the customer stream his HBO content in his own private home using the Number one device in the country.
Buttom line that BS.
With familys trying to cut costs by having "what would be with most every other provider" an option without paying their multiple upfront fees and monthly fees to their provider.


How are you being "forced" into getting new leased equipment?

If you are trying to cut costs, why purchase a Roku box to begin with?

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:35 AM

If you are trying to cut costs, why purchase a Roku box to begin with?

Just stop talking, I never said ME!
Difference is I also think of other people, not just myself.
Instead of Blindly Defending Directv maybe you could read the posts.

People try to cut costs every day.

A RoKu is Half the price by the way of a leased C31.

Edited by damondlt, 22 December 2012 - 08:44 AM.

 

 

 


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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:37 AM

Wrong, Post number 4 brought up the On demand.

And out off all the On demand issues your only defence is its not slow.

How about Customers with D10,D11, D12,, H21,H23,H24,H25's. Hows the On demand work with them?

What should they do? Upgrade at high cost and commitment?


Um...the first mention of On-Demand speed was yours (as I stated).

I'm using On-Demand fine on my H25.

#60 ONLINE   damondlt

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Posted 22 December 2012 - 08:38 AM

How are you being "forced" into getting new leased equipment?

If you are trying to cut costs, why purchase a Roku box to begin with?

Wow you're dence

If I have H25's they don't do On demand.
In my case I have 2 rooms with Rokus that don't HAVE DIRECTV BOXES!!!!!!!!!!!

Get it Yet?

 

 

 





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