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VM to get Sky Sports in UHD / 4K

Quite a simple question really, what are the plans from VM regarding beefing up their UHD/4K output? 

 

Weve had BT Sports UHD for ages now, surely time to crank it up? Sky subscribers are to my knowledge getting quite a bit more in UHD. 

Time to sort it out or people will start walking, including me! 

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Sky does not allow VM to broadcast Sky Sports in 4K, so if it matters to you then you should subscribe to Sky.

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I guessed that much, was after whether or not VM were in negotiations with Sky to get a deal. I’d hate to take your words as gospel, leave only for a deal to be struck. 

If it a long term no then I will consider my future. 

Anyone else got news of anything on the horizon as opposed to the current situation which we know already? 

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If negotiations are taking place we won't be told until they are complete.

 

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There is far more content on BT Sport UHD than on Sky Sports UHD.

Sky Sports UHD is only part-time and not active some days.

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@jskemp76 wrote:

Quite a simple question really, what are the plans from VM regarding beefing up their UHD/4K output? 

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Time to sort it out or people will start walking, including me! 


That's exactly what Sky probably want you to think, only to find - as other posters have commented - that the grass is not necessarily greener. I'm not saying any one platform is better for such things, but that when it comes to pay-TV platforms, public perception doesn't always reflect reality.

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Re: VM to get Sky Sports in UHD / 4K

Sports fans have to examine multiple platforms these days as you cannot always get everything you want from one platform.

VM cannot provide Sky Sports 4K.

Bt TV cannot yet provide all 11 Sky Sports channels (and you need an aerial).

Sky cannot provide BT Sport 4K and still lacks the Amazon Prime app on Sky Q (and you need a dish).

And now you've got Amazon Prime which will be exclusively streaming 10 Premier League matches live, being six on 3 December and four on 4 December, under a 3-year deal. Amazon Prime also has an exclusive deal to stream the US Open tennis.

For me, I get most of what I want from VM's Full House Sports bundle and filled the gap with the purchase of an Amazon Fire TV stick last year. I'll live with the lack of 4K and haven't even bothered to pay more for Sky Sports HD.

 

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