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#51 OFFLINE   slice1900

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:33 PM

Why are they dropping channels in small numbers at a time instead of just cutting off the MPG guide entirely on a certain date?


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Posted 13 December 2013 - 01:49 PM

I'll bet it's not so easy to drop them. I'm guessing each has to be done individually. And that makes sense on the suspended account.

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Posted 13 December 2013 - 03:36 PM

I guess I think of the "MPG guide" as a data stream carried on one or more transponders, which the MPG guide receivers access, and figured they could simply turn it off, and those receivers would no longer be capable of showing a guide.

 

Perhaps there also some MPG related data carried per channel, or per transponder (i.e. as an index for all the channels contained in that transponder) that is getting cleaned up first?


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