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Added info on the above. Due to time differences in Asia, I asked NFL Digital Care if they would replay any games just played. They said they archive their games, and subscribers could watch any game back to 2011.


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I guess that I would be one to disagree that True Visions is a waist of money for me.  I have three boxes, pay for two, the third one is free.  I also have the Platinum Package, so my monthly charges

Yes i find the Great British Bake Off and Come Dancing too challenging.

Just had a True Inno Hybrid+ box installed a couple of days ago. It was included in their 999 Baht fiber package.   My Samsung HD TV is a few years old and has a AA59-00801A remote.  

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As I am sure all True Vision customers will be aware True satellite signal is moving from the C band to KU band in August. This involves a different LNB. I just had the work done today and it was a 1 hour job plus 20 minutes to download the new software. I would not leave it to the last minute to change.

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1 hour ago, Toosetinmyways said:

As I am sure all True Vision customers will be aware True satellite signal is moving from the C band to KU band in August. This involves a different LNB. I just had the work done today and it was a 1 hour job plus 20 minutes to download the new software. I would not leave it to the last minute to change.

Did they change the channel line-up or delete any?

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9 hours ago, Toosetinmyways said:

As I am sure all True Vision customers will be aware True satellite signal is moving from the C band to KU band in August. This involves a different LNB. I just had the work done today and it was a 1 hour job plus 20 minutes to download the new software. I would not leave it to the last minute to change.

True Visions have always used "KU" band. If you have the small True Antenna dish it is too small to properly receive "C" band signals due to the longer wavelength..  Hence the large black dish for other satellite providers.  The change that will happen in August is that they will switch from using Taicom-5 satellite to the new Thaicom-8 satellite.  I can see the reason for a software update and maybe a slight antenna position adjustment but not a new LNB.  I have a True  LNB in my hand and the LO ( local oscillator frequency is 11.3 GHz and would not be capable of detecting a "C" band signal which is between 3.7GHz and 4.2GHz..  The ku band range used for TV transmission id 10.5GHz to 17.0GHz.  I will send TRue Visions and email requesting information on the change and will post the answer. if they reply, here.  Thanks for the "heads-up"

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I just checked, athai-cm-5 and Thaicom-8 are both in the same orbit slot, 78.5degrees east. so the antenna position doesn't have to be changed.  The Thaicom-5 has 24 "C" band  transponders and 14 "KU" band transponders while the Thaicom-8 has only "KU" band transponders, 24.  I cannot find any information that True uses "C" band, only "KU" band.  I e-mailed True and told them about your situation and asked them  what the change was and if there was a software/hardware update required, if so, when it had to be done and whether they would contact customers direct to set up appointments.  They are usually fairly fast in providing an answer although some of their answers are lacking in content.  I'll post it here if/when I get an answer.

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My wife called True regarding getting new remotes as ours are failing (again). True told my wife about C band KU band and changing LNB to receive signal after August and to make appointment to do the work, When the guys came they had a box the size of your hand. They went to the dish then opened the  set top box. Then downloaded the new software. It was free of charge and appears no change in programming. Checking signal origins it now says Thaicom 8.

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I sent an email to True on Saturday and they actually answered yesterday.  An update is requied.  Here's a copy of what they sent me:

 

" In reply to your email, we would like to inform you that as Thaicom has announced its plan to replace the satellite, for TrueVisions service. So, we have made an appointment to change the LNB on your satellite dish and tune the set-top box no an additional cost on June 6 of 2019 in the morning before noon in order to receive our service continuously. "

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22 hours ago, johnmell said:

Sony channel 229 seems to have disappeared from my schedule.

Not seen any news about this anywhere.Anyone notice the same?

True's answer via e-mail:

 

" Regarding your inquiry about Sony Channel, we regret to inform you that TrueVisions has been informed by the Sony Channel’s content provider to cease  broadcasting its channel  in Asia, effective from 1 June 2019 onwards. However, you can continue to enjoy top-rated programs on AXN channel (336) including The Blacklist, McGyver and Asia’s Got Talent."
 

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Has anyone else noticed that all news channels like NHK, BBC, CNN are now running 5 minutes behind the usual programme schedule? So for example on all these channels the 8pm news has started at 8:05pm! This applies across the programming day.

 

Surely this is not due to the regime demanding a delay so that they can cut out any content that they deem unsuitable for ordinary mortals!

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Yep, they are running behind, at least CNN.  Don't have a clue why, but sensoring could be a reason.  I usually stream CNN from the uS other than the programs that are broadcast on both CNN US and CNN International as only a few broadcasts are the same unless there's a disaster happening and then they wear it out on both US and International..

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On 6/1/2019 at 6:34 AM, Toosetinmyways said:

My wife called True regarding getting new remotes as ours are failing (again). True told my wife about C band KU band and changing LNB to receive signal after August and to make appointment to do the work, When the guys came they had a box the size of your hand. They went to the dish then opened the  set top box. Then downloaded the new software. It was free of charge and appears no change in programming. Checking signal origins it now says Thaicom 8.

How do you find the info. about Thaicom 5 or 8 ?

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6 minutes ago, NE1 said:

How do you find the info. about Thaicom 5 or 8 ?

what info do you want?  Google Thaicom-5 satellite and Thaicom-8 satellite and you can find the details about both.

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16 minutes ago, wayned said:

what info do you want?  Google Thaicom-5 satellite and Thaicom-8 satellite and you can find the details about both.

How do i find which one is on my T.V. ?

What buttons do I press to find this info ?

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