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Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-12-2017, 11:08 PM
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Posted By theroys88
No smart tv support yet. There has been talk but...

No smart tv support yet. There has been talk but it may be later this year. It has taken them 13 weeks to get streams reliable on the firetv and stick. 9 weeks for the apple so I would ay a few...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-10-2017, 11:11 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
If I can remember you should get a 15 dollar...

If I can remember you should get a 15 dollar credit for the three months added on to your account and then no charge for a year. Basically it is a "I'm sorry for all the issues with our service"...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-09-2017, 05:12 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
Streams are back up to 720p/60fps on both of my...

Streams are back up to 720p/60fps on both of my firetv devices. I had to do a factory reset on both because I still had loading issues that required a daily chore of unistalling and reinstalling the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   03-03-2017, 08:01 PM
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Posted By theroys88
Curious on why the lack of channels. Do they not...

Curious on why the lack of channels. Do they not look at the competition? I also will pass.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-28-2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
Received a call from Tracy at the office of...

Received a call from Tracy at the office of president. She acknowledged that the return to HD streams did not happen as promised and stated that "hopefully" they will be returned to the firetv and...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-27-2017, 11:03 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
Streams still 960/60fps on Firetv and stick. I...

Streams still 960/60fps on Firetv and stick. I cannot believe that they would not do as they said they would. Shocking!
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-26-2017, 08:52 PM
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Views: 256,314
Posted By theroys88
Great to hear!. Still enjoying this set and...

Great to hear!. Still enjoying this set and should hold me over till 4K is actually mainstream. Not sure when the networks will actually start broadcasting in 4K. A few of my friends have bought...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-26-2017, 07:15 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
Antenna and off air is your only solution. What...

Antenna and off air is your only solution. What is your distance from the towers?
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-26-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
I would also take 720. I do think that they will...

I would also take 720. I do think that they will get it fixed but it may be some time before it will be stable. It really comes down to the quality of the engineers tasked to this project. They have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-26-2017, 05:52 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
Streams on both of my firetv devices are still...

Streams on both of my firetv devices are still 560p. I never for a moment thought that the information given was actually accurate. I do believe it was given to the poster but that they do not have...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-24-2017, 01:39 PM
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Posted By theroys88
These resolutions are on the firetv devices and...

These resolutions are on the firetv devices and have been for 3 weeks. I am not sure about the Appletv since you cannot check incoming stream data on that device.
Forum: LCD Flat Panel Displays   02-24-2017, 12:35 AM
Replies: 2,425
Views: 256,314
Posted By theroys88
Topography is your enemy which is causing...

Topography is your enemy which is causing multipath issues. An outside antenna that is very directional should do the trick unless you are in a low spot with trees surrounding your house. In that...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-24-2017, 12:29 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 24,994
Posted By theroys88
Anyone noticed buffering on their DVR movies and...

Anyone noticed buffering on their DVR movies and shows? Never had a lick of problems with buffering till earlier in the week and was experiencing buffering every few minutes while watching the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-24-2017, 12:24 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
Streams are stable at 560p/30fps but they look...

Streams are stable at 560p/30fps but they look like crap on my 65" Samsung.
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-22-2017, 07:31 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
I can verify that streams are back down to 30fps...

I can verify that streams are back down to 30fps and still at 560p. That being on both of my Firetv devices. I read a couple of post on Now forum and folks are saying the streams actually will be at...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-21-2017, 09:05 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
As of today the streams that I have checked are...

As of today the streams that I have checked are now 60fps. Resolution is still 560p. Some freezing and stuttering since they upped the frame rate. Keeping my fingers crossed that they can maintain...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-18-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
What I can gather is that the ATV is 720p/30fps...

What I can gather is that the ATV is 720p/30fps and of course the FTV is 560p/30fps. I am not sure what is being streamed to other devices but I can verify on the Firetv. Hopefully the information...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-17-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
Just received a call from the office of president...

Just received a call from the office of president and the rep did acknowledge the downgrade to 560p/30fps as a temporary measure to fix the streaming issues. She also said they should have all the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-11-2017, 12:18 AM
Replies: 416
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Posted By theroys88
Actually I am. It is called a three month prepaid...

Actually I am. It is called a three month prepaid and it ends March 7th. I made the assumption that since DTN streamed their sat channels to their cell customers, they would have the streaming...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-11-2017, 12:07 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
Maybe at first. Sling tv had issues with...

Maybe at first. Sling tv had issues with buffering but their engineers were able to stabilize that service fairly quickly. Vue streams were solid at launch. Now continued to have buffering up to...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-09-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
I do not see any buffering since the downgrade in...

I do not see any buffering since the downgrade in resolution and framerate which was their intent. Twitter reps finally admitted to me that the downgrade was done to fix the streaming errors. They...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 09:30 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
DTN has the infrastructure for this service but...

DTN has the infrastructure for this service but are lacking in engineers that can actually pull it off. Like the high school electronics club I used to be in. We never could get things totally...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 07:06 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 24,994
Posted By theroys88
I like the Colony. The one character who has the...

I like the Colony. The one character who has the boy and girl and was being threatened by the police seemed familiar and it hit me that it was Ricks wife from the walking dead. I also enjoy the...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-07-2017, 06:59 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
I have to disagree that we have to accept that we...

I have to disagree that we have to accept that we are beta testers. If PS Vue can deliver quality and reliable streams from launch then Directv Now should also be able to deliver the same thing. Pam...
Forum: Networking, Media Servers & Content Streaming   02-06-2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 14,757
Posted By theroys88
You think they will be able to do any better on...

You think they will be able to do any better on the Roku then the appletv or firetv? They have proven themselves incompetent at managing this service with any platform.
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