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#1 OFFLINE   Sing1gniS

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 07:23 AM

Currently, during college football season, I can see games broadcast on FSN in different parts of the country at different times. Now, when the new HD FSN's drop, will I be able to see those same games in HD, or will it only be games in my local area that are in HD while the others are SD?

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#2 OFFLINE   Bob Coxner

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 08:41 AM

The best guess is that all RSN's will be Conus after D10 lights up. They are currently spotbeamed. That means all HD games will be available to all subs.
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Posted 31 August 2007 - 09:04 AM

The best guess is that all RSN's will be Conus after D10 lights up. They are currently spotbeamed. That means all HD games will be available to all subs.


I don't think the RSN's are spotbeamed now. Otherwise how would subscribers to the Sports Pack be able to receive all of them?

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 09:46 AM

I don't think the RSN's are spotbeamed now. Otherwise how would subscribers to the Sports Pack be able to receive all of them?


I think the HD broadcasts are spotbeamed.

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Posted 31 August 2007 - 06:23 PM

Yes, the SD feeds are CONUS but HD RSNs are spot beamed currently.
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Posted 31 August 2007 - 08:27 PM

Currently, during college football season, I can see games broadcast on FSN in different parts of the country at different times. Now, when the new HD FSN's drop, will I be able to see those same games in HD, or will it only be games in my local area that are in HD while the others are SD?


That depends on who "owns" the broadcast rights to each game. Most games that fall under the ESPN game plan will be blocked to those not subscribed to the package. If the RSN is your local one, then you should be able to watch the game.




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