Re: [backstage] Competition Commission bounces Project Kangeroo

2009-02-05 Thread Matt Hammond
Wasn't the point of Kangaroo that it would offer programmes for sale, after the time-window for iPlayer-style catch-up services had expired? I'm not sure. I thought it was supposed to be some standard for IPTV set top boxes, but all the reports make it out to be an extended version of

RE: [backstage] Why the poor bitrates on World Service, Asian Network etc?

2009-02-05 Thread Gareth Davis
On 21 October 2008 21:15, Gareth Davis wrote: As it happens we will have completed migrating our radio and on-demand playout to an external CDN when the schedules change at the end of BST, so this solves the infrastructure problem. Once we have the minor detail of launching Persian TV

RE: [backstage] OT - Mobile Broadband

2009-02-05 Thread Peter Edwards
As I mentioned earlier in the thread - I have my 3 dongle working fine under Ubuntu. Actually it's CrunchBase, which is Ubuntu-derived. There are several 3 dongles - the E220 works out the box with the Asus EEE distro and Vodaphone have a linux client available that provides drivers if

Re: [backstage] OT - Mobile Broadband

2009-02-05 Thread Frank Wales
Peter Edwards wrote: In case it helps, I use a 3 INQ1 (next gen. Skypephone) to get broadband access over bluetooth from an Eee running Ubuntu 8.10. On a contract that costs £17 for 5GB data + 100 mins talk p.m. This was one of the features that nearly made me get an INQ1, since other

Re: [backstage] OT - Mobile Broadband

2009-02-05 Thread Tyson Key
Hi Frank, it appears that 3 don't really care about the device you're using to tether with, as long as they get paid for the bandwidth you use. I've used an unlocked (was originally on T-Mobile) N-Series phone with their prepaid Mobile Broadband service for a while, and I haven't heard anything at

Re: [backstage] OT - Mobile Broadband

2009-02-05 Thread Brian Butterworth
Damned annoying you can't use the open G1 as a modem... 2009/2/5 Tyson Key tyson@gmail.com Hi Frank, it appears that 3 don't really care about the device you're using to tether with, as long as they get paid for the bandwidth you use. I've used an unlocked (was originally on T-Mobile)