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Today, 16:51
Forum: General
Replies: 1
Views: 19
Posted By Optimist
This is something most supplying studios etc....

This is something most supplying studios etc. have outlawed, but there's been some slight bending of rules recently so not impossible. Wouldn't hold my breath though... and doubt they can discuss the...
Today, 16:47
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Optimist
Unfortunately they don't keep that degree of...

Unfortunately they don't keep that degree of detail about DStv as it became too large.

Maybe mention why you need it Revo, then MC may look into making a plan.
Radio & audio channels as well?
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Today, 07:48
Replies: 2
Views: 1,066
Posted By Optimist
An early warning this year as I could be away -...

An early warning this year as I could be away - Carte Blanche's season number will change in just over a month's time on April the 1st, so will need a new SBR set up.
Today, 07:30
Forum: Installation
Replies: 26
Views: 3,488
Posted By Optimist
And the correct frequencies that go with those...

And the correct frequencies that go with those user band Indexes will be in the booklet that came with your Smart LNB (SLNB), or you can see this post for them:...
Yesterday, 22:05
Forum: Installation
Replies: 26
Views: 3,488
Posted By Optimist
Before anyone can help you you need to detail...

Before anyone can help you you need to detail your setup or plans - which other decoders if any, and if so are decoders in the same or different rooms, independent or shared viewing across the rooms....
Yesterday, 18:00
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Optimist
Years before this there used to be a similar...

Years before this there used to be a similar offering simply called "Pay Per View". In that case I think the movies were streamed over a channel which you paid to access. This version of such a...
Yesterday, 17:15
Forum: Discussions
Replies: 7
Views: 138
Posted By Optimist
Cool Do you remember?... a trip down DStv memory lane

Another thread made me think to check on an old launch date, here's what I found (article is too old for newer items) - thanks itweb.co.za;


These are the developments that have taken place...
Yesterday, 16:49
Replies: 7
Views: 195
Posted By Optimist
I don't recall that. The fee was introduced a...

I don't recall that. The fee was introduced a long time ago, about 15 years ago when the DualView decoder first came out. I became a regular about a year earlier.
Yesterday, 12:15
Forum: DStv Catch Up
Replies: 1,124
Views: 95,704
Posted By Optimist
Since I'm here - E11 is still on CU on mine. ...

Since I'm here - E11 is still on CU on mine.
Looks like I may have been right about musical chairs syndrome again, tends to happen when thing go a bit nuts sometimes like last week...


*Goes...
Yesterday, 12:09
Forum: DStv Catch Up
Replies: 1,124
Views: 95,704
Posted By Optimist
Keep an eye on the signals for the next few days,...

Keep an eye on the signals for the next few days, especially after a rain storm.

Some things will be played out again by MC, others will have finished their cycle - it will take a few days to see...
Yesterday, 07:50
Forum: Installation
Replies: 16
Views: 278
Posted By Optimist
Distances mentioned that you're involved with...

Distances mentioned that you're involved with will be fine.
Diplexers and RF are then no longer needed, it should just work - as long as all your Indexes and their frequencies are still kept...
2018-02-18, 11:46
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Optimist
Ok Chido, I'll do that for you, but only once -...

Ok Chido, I'll do that for you, but only once - I've turned my PM's on.
2018-02-18, 11:42
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Optimist
Or did you try the "Forum" identity? I see it...

Or did you try the "Forum" identity? I see it says Administrator under that name.

That is MC Kenneth's other identity here, don't know why he uses both but use the one I suggested.
2018-02-18, 11:24
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Optimist
The "Admin" identity worked last I tried but he...

The "Admin" identity worked last I tried but he is only involved in technical maintenance of the forum, unless you meant me as I think you thought I was Admin earlier - nope, I'm only a Forumite who...
2018-02-18, 10:24
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Optimist
That was definitely a case of can't see the wood...

That was definitely a case of can't see the wood for the trees :D

Sorry to hog the thread, I think this now brings up a related interesting new development re the future - why would the latest...
2018-02-17, 21:06
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Optimist
I'm not getting involved, but wish you well with...

I'm not getting involved, but wish you well with it.
They are not the same company, only their parent company Naspers is some common ground on a higher level. Anyway, I'm sure they'll pass the...
2018-02-17, 19:41
Forum: DStv Mobile
Replies: 24
Views: 773
Posted By Optimist
Chido, I did post that quote in the other DStv...

Chido, I did post that quote in the other DStv Mobile thread that explains that the people here are not involved with what goes on in your country. Your best bet is to send the details by PM to MC...
2018-02-17, 17:59
Forum: General
Replies: 4
Views: 161
Posted By Optimist
How long have the Nigerian ads been on CNN? (I...

How long have the Nigerian ads been on CNN? (I wouldn't notice this much as I buffer to fast forward and rarely use the channel).

It never used to be like that, perhaps the feed changed when they...
2018-02-17, 15:50
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Optimist
Lastly I'd like to examine how this has worked re...

Lastly I'd like to examine how this has worked re the history of the decoders, would be nice to hear from MC why it's chopped and changed this much;

SD decoders - all of them combined EPG/ECM on...
2018-02-17, 15:21
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Optimist
(See edit above for further established clarity.)...

(See edit above for further established clarity.)

Now that we know that the 2nd tuner is operational and essential, I'm now going to state that unlike on the 4 series, there logically cannot be...
2018-02-17, 14:45
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Optimist
I've now managed to get a reliable response re...

I've now managed to get a reliable response re the 2nd tuner mystery, well worked out Geoff :cool:
2018-02-17, 14:36
Forum: PVR Decoders
Replies: 11
Views: 227
Posted By Optimist
It's possible that in some instances wires just...

It's possible that in some instances wires just got crossed - one can't use the wrong frequency for a specific Index, so they may have misunderstood and had been referring to that factor.

Talking...
2018-02-17, 13:17
Forum: General
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Optimist
@MC - MyBroadband needs to be told that they have...

@MC - MyBroadband needs to be told that they have the Portuguesa stand-alone price wrong, I see in last year's list it was at R465.

The add-ons are correct, either option costs the same.
2018-02-17, 12:54
Forum: General
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Optimist
Found more info on MyBroadband, including M-Net...

Found more info on MyBroadband, including M-Net Analogue (old).

Only the older-options geographically separate Indian packages aren't included here now, but that's now closed products like the...
2018-02-17, 11:17
Forum: General
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Optimist
Don't forget we're in a country with many, many...

Don't forget we're in a country with many, many different interest groups... no need to be rude about what others like man :(
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