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D* Ending HotPass


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#1 OFFLINE   DCSholtis

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:29 PM

http://www.sportsbus.../Hot-Pass.aspx?

Ending due to cost...Also ending NASCAR sponsorship
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#2 OFFLINE   RAD

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:31 PM

Fine by me but I'd guess Dale fans will be upset since he was on it every single week.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:46 PM

Hope they don't start doing this with other sports, such as the extra golf and tennis channels they do every year.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:52 PM

I gave up watching HotPass anyways. It was always Dale Jr, always censored and the coverage blew.

I won't miss it.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 12:54 PM

I gave up watching HotPass anyways. It was always Dale Jr, always censored and the coverage blew.

I won't miss it.


I am a Dale Jr fan and didnt watch it. It just was not that fun to watch really. I like the idea of having headphones at the race to listen to the pit while you watch it live but this was just a little to much.
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#6 OFFLINE   DCSholtis

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:26 PM

Hope they don't start doing this with other sports, such as the extra golf and tennis channels they do every year.


Or NFL Sunday Ticket..
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:41 PM

Maybe Direct TV can use the vacant channels for the Pac 12 Network sub feeds for football and basketball if they agree with them.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:43 PM

Maybe Direct TV can use the vacant channels for the Pac 12 Network sub feeds for football and basketball if they agree with them.


Really doesn't matter since the HotPass channels were only on for a few hours on weekends and they usually 'borrowed' the bandwidth from PPV movie channels.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 01:58 PM

Not a NASCAR fan by any stretch although some are. I think that HotPass was the origin for SatelliteRacer's screen name in fact.

But for me (a non-fan) the only thing I think would be more boring than watching cars run in circles making left turns for three hours would be watching left turns being made from within the cars for three hours.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

Not a NASCAR fan by any stretch although some are. I think that HotPass was the origin for SatelliteRacer's screen name in fact.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 02:59 PM

Or NFL Sunday Ticket..


if anything that will be more systems just like how MLB EI, NHL CI, and NBA LP is.

now hotpass used to be pay and then it went to free (still pay in canada but I think less ad's on that)
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:04 PM

Oh well, Bye Bye.

 

 

 


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:19 PM

if anything that will be more systems just like how MLB EI, NHL CI, and NBA LP is.


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:41 PM

Nope.


the laws may change or NFL ST may be a sidebar to the Lawsuit targeting MLB's blackout policy.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:45 PM

Though it had limited appeal and audiences, this is just another sign that D* is moving away from its former commitment to being the leader in televised sports.

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

the laws may change or NFL ST may be a sidebar to the Lawsuit targeting MLB's blackout policy.


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Posted 07 January 2013 - 03:55 PM

Though it had limited appeal and audiences, this is just another sign that D* is moving away from its former commitment to being the leader in televised sports.


Completely and totally false. No other provider even comes close.
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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:35 PM

Directv what a bunch of cheap Bastards !

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:47 PM

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#20 OFFLINE   SPACEMAKER

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Posted 07 January 2013 - 04:48 PM

Looks like I will be buying a tablet and subscribing to RaceView.

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