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based on that then all you need is a sort of built in sky+ with a permanent 13 minute delay between getting the signal and showing it on the screen so it is no longer 'live'

Isn't that what sky playback online is?

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I'm looking to buy one of the new Samsung TVs which has their Internet@TV built in but I read on a forum that the Internet app doesn't work in the Isle of Man or Channel Islands yet.

 

Does anyone have one of these TVs with the Internet@TV who can confirm whether or not it works here?

 

Cheers.

 

so does the internet@TV work over here then? :blink:

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Bought the Samsung wireless LAN adaptor today just to see if it's working with my Samsung PS63C7000. Looks like I need to wait for Samsung to resolve this.

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Agreed, jim you need a licence
Both wrong, I have a letter from the tv licensing authority, so long as I have no aerial or satellite cable connected and do not have the tv tuned to watch live tv then I do not need the license

 

I think you're right Jim, if it's not live watching you don't appear to need a licence. Summat seems to have changed since I looked into this a year or two back when my son went to uni. Have they lost some sort of legal challenge I wonder? The words describing who needs a licence on their website bears no resemblance to what was previously said, although I admit to relying on memory.

 

The organisation that knocks on your door is a private company and can be very aggressive. However, they didn't bank on the guy who recorded the whole conversation which was subsequently broadcast on R4.

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Agreed, jim you need a licence
Both wrong, I have a letter from the tv licensing authority, so long as I have no aerial or satellite cable connected and do not have the tv tuned to watch live tv then I do not need the license

 

I think you're right Jim, if it's not live watching you don't appear to need a licence. Summat seems to have changed since I looked into this a year or two back when my son went to uni. Have they lost some sort of legal challenge I wonder? The words describing who needs a licence on their website bears no resemblance to what was previously said, although I admit to relying on memory.

 

The organisation that knocks on your door is a private company and can be very aggressive. However, they didn't bank on the guy who recorded the whole conversation which was subsequently broadcast on R4.

 

any links to the R4 recording??

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Unfortunately not, it was about year ago. I did hear it first hand though and their attitude was deplorable and very threatening with lots of words bleeped out. It's no good going through life being paranoid but if they ever knock on my door, I think I'll have my little recorder ready.

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based on that then all you need is a sort of built in sky+ with a permanent 13 minute delay between getting the signal and showing it on the screen so it is no longer 'live'

 

Nope - you will still need to pay your TV Tax for the portion of the Tuner that gets the signal to delay it in the first place.

 

What could work, maybe, is if the IOM Gov paid for one colour TV licence. They then used the Mountain to pick up what ever was available from the UK or Ireland, delay it by 100th of a second or so and relay that delayed signal around the island.

 

We all then pay no TV tax to the UK coz we don't get live tv, still get BBC content off air and via t'inernet coz one person here (i.e The Gov.) is paying the TV Tax so they have to provide that service.

 

Result -

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Anyone got this working yet? I only want it so I can stream Lovefilm on it.

 

Just buy a Sony Blu Ray player, connect it to any HDTV, and stream lovefilm through that.

 

I don't understand why anyone would want any internet stuff built into a TV. Much better to build it into the peripherals which you can update as things move on. All these Samsung jobs will be seriously out of date in a year or so.

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I'm looking to buy one of the new Samsung TVs which has their Internet@TV built in but I read on a forum that the Internet app doesn't work in the Isle of Man or Channel Islands yet.

 

Does anyone have one of these TVs with the Internet@TV who can confirm whether or not it works here?

 

Cheers.

 

I've just bought one from M&S, and spent two fruitless days trying to get it to connect to samsung apps. So no, it doesn't work in Isle of Man yet.

 

Indian call centre for Samsung said it was a problem in Isle of Man that was being worked on, but gave no indication of when it might be resolved. Manx Telecom broadband helpline washed hands and said they couldn't help with connecting to TVs, as far as they were concerned if broadband worked on pc they'd done their job. M&S were sympathetic but were powerless to solve problem.

 

It may be that if your broadband is with Sure/C&W you may have success, but Manx Telecom, despite their assertion that in 2009 they "completed the major project of installing and implementing a Next Generation Network (NGN) on the Isle of Man. Based on Internet Protocol (IP), the NGN will enable Manx Telecom to offer its personal and business customers the ability to access and manipulate voice, data, television, and video, on one seamless converged network – the first community in the world to be able to do so" (http://www.manxtelecom.com/business/hosting/why-manx-telecom.aspx), they have no infrastructure apparently to effectively deal with Samsung TV MAC addresses.

 

According to the TV I have four ticks for a network check, but using internet@tv brings up screen with Apps and settings greyed out and inaccessible, according to my MT Netgear router the TV's MAC address is invalid.

 

Pimms

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I'm looking to buy one of the new Samsung TVs which has their Internet@TV built in but I read on a forum that the Internet app doesn't work in the Isle of Man or Channel Islands yet.

 

Does anyone have one of these TVs with the Internet@TV who can confirm whether or not it works here?

 

Cheers.

 

I've just bought one from M&S, and spent two fruitless days trying to get it to connect to samsung apps. So no, it doesn't work in Isle of Man yet.

 

Indian call centre for Samsung said it was a problem in Isle of Man that was being worked on, but gave no indication of when it might be resolved. Manx Telecom broadband helpline washed hands and said they couldn't help with connecting to TVs, as far as they were concerned if broadband worked on pc they'd done their job. M&S were sympathetic but were powerless to solve problem.

 

It may be that if your broadband is with Sure/C&W you may have success, but Manx Telecom, despite their assertion that in 2009 they "completed the major project of installing and implementing a Next Generation Network (NGN) on the Isle of Man. Based on Internet Protocol (IP), the NGN will enable Manx Telecom to offer its personal and business customers the ability to access and manipulate voice, data, television, and video, on one seamless converged network – the first community in the world to be able to do so" (http://www.manxtelecom.com/business/hosting/why-manx-telecom.aspx), they have no infrastructure apparently to effectively deal with Samsung TV MAC addresses.

 

According to the TV I have four ticks for a network check, but using internet@tv brings up screen with Apps and settings greyed out and inaccessible, according to my MT Netgear router the TV's MAC address is invalid.

 

Pimms

 

Should have gone for the sony bravia the internet telly on it works perfectly.

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I'm looking to buy one of the new Samsung TVs which has their Internet@TV built in but I read on a forum that the Internet app doesn't work in the Isle of Man or Channel Islands yet.

 

Does anyone have one of these TVs with the Internet@TV who can confirm whether or not it works here?

 

Cheers.

 

I've just bought one from M&S, and spent two fruitless days trying to get it to connect to samsung apps. So no, it doesn't work in Isle of Man yet.

 

Indian call centre for Samsung said it was a problem in Isle of Man that was being worked on, but gave no indication of when it might be resolved. Manx Telecom broadband helpline washed hands and said they couldn't help with connecting to TVs, as far as they were concerned if broadband worked on pc they'd done their job. M&S were sympathetic but were powerless to solve problem.

 

It may be that if your broadband is with Sure/C&W you may have success, but Manx Telecom, despite their assertion that in 2009 they "completed the major project of installing and implementing a Next Generation Network (NGN) on the Isle of Man. Based on Internet Protocol (IP), the NGN will enable Manx Telecom to offer its personal and business customers the ability to access and manipulate voice, data, television, and video, on one seamless converged network the first community in the world to be able to do so" (http://www.manxtelec...nx-telecom.aspx), they have no infrastructure apparently to effectively deal with Samsung TV MAC addresses.

 

According to the TV I have four ticks for a network check, but using internet@tv brings up screen with Apps and settings greyed out and inaccessible, according to my MT Netgear router the TV's MAC address is invalid.

 

Pimms

I don't know where you are getting that bull from but we have a 7 series samsung LED and are on Wimanx, I opted to have it wired to the router rather than wireless but internet TV works perfect and has done from day 1 in Feb of this year, so it does work in the Isle of Man perfectly and was very simple to set up so either you have a faulty unit or you need to RTFM. but as it says the mac address is invalid I would suggest the former as the mac address is a fixed unit and matters not the location, if that shows invalid then either it is a faulty set or your router is at fault.

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I don't know where you are getting that bull from but we have a 7 series samsung LED and are on Wimanx, I opted to have it wired to the router rather than wireless but internet TV works perfect and has done from day 1 in Feb of this year, so it does work in the Isle of Man perfectly and was very simple to set up so either you have a faulty unit or you need to RTFM. but as it says the mac address is invalid I would suggest the former as the mac address is a fixed unit and matters not the location, if that shows invalid then either it is a faulty set or your router is at fault.

 

 

Or the whole post was a clever ploy to mention the fact Sure/CW now offer broadband, and to imply they would offer a better service than MT.

 

Or that could just paranoia.

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Or the whole post was a clever ploy to mention the fact Sure/CW now offer broadband, and to imply they would offer a better service than MT.

Or that could just paranoia.

Maybe your right.

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