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#1 Metropolis777

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 09:11 AM

Irregardless of the mtn. getting picked up by Dish Network, there will be a handful of mtn. broadcasts that will make it to Dish Network via Comcast Sports-West (channel 409).

Sept. 23 - Utah State at BYU
Sept. 23 - Utah at San Diego State
Oct. 7 - San Diego State at BYU
Oct. 7 - UNLV at Colorado State
Oct. 14 - New Mexico at UNLV
Oct. 21 - Air Force at San Diego State
Nov. 25 - BYU at Utah

If you get Comcast Sports-West in your region, then just tune in. However, if you're like me and live outside of that region, you can still get this channel by subscribing to the multi-region sports pack for $5.99 per month. This unlocks all of the RSNs. So far, I haven't had any games blacked out. So I was able to get ESPN+ games that were on Gameplan (like WVU-Marshall) for much less than Gameplan costs. Additionally, you get all regions of FSN and Comcast so games like the aforementioned are available.

I hope the mtn. gets a deal done soon with Dish. But, for now, this is better than nothing.

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 10:15 AM


Great news! Especially for non-Utah BYU fans (3 games!).

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 01:59 PM

Irregardless of the mtn. getting picked up by Dish Network, there will be a handful of mtn. broadcasts that will make it to Dish Network via Comcast Sports-West (channel 409).

Sept. 23 - Utah State at BYU
Sept. 23 - Utah at San Diego State
Oct. 7 - San Diego State at BYU
Oct. 7 - UNLV at Colorado State
Oct. 14 - New Mexico at UNLV
Oct. 21 - Air Force at San Diego State
Nov. 25 - BYU at Utah

If you get Comcast Sports-West in your region, then just tune in. However, if you're like me and live outside of that region, you can still get this channel by subscribing to the multi-region sports pack for $5.99 per month. This unlocks all of the RSNs. So far, I haven't had any games blacked out. So I was able to get ESPN+ games that were on Gameplan (like WVU-Marshall) for much less than Gameplan costs. Additionally, you get all regions of FSN and Comcast so games like the aforementioned are available.

I hope the mtn. gets a deal done soon with Dish. But, for now, this is better than nothing.

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I would think that would also mean 656 on Direct TV to then.


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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:42 PM

I would think that would also mean 656 on Direct TV to then.
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Well Elder, as of this afternoon no Dish or DTV, lots of very, very mad
Broncos in South Idaho. It is the main topic when you listen to radio or
in the sportsbars. Sure hope it gets done by Sat. but Im sure not holding
my breath.
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Posted 12 September 2006 - 09:20 AM

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Well Elder, as  of this afternoon no Dish or DTV, lots of very, very mad
Broncos in South Idaho.  It is the main topic when you listen to radio or
in the sportsbars.  Sure hope it gets done by Sat. but Im sure not holding
my breath.
  Craig couldn't be elected dog catcher around here.

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The sports columnist for the Idaho Statesman had this article. If this situation doesn't change, your ooc schedule is going to suffer greatly.

Saturday's BSU game not likely to be on TV locally
KTVB made 3 offers to carry game here, but was turned down all 3 times

Brian Murphy
IDAHO STATESMAN
The Idaho Statesman | Edition Date: 09-12-2006
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Boise State fans wanting to watch the Broncos play football at Wyoming on Saturday better have tickets to the game.

As of Monday night, the 1:30 p.m. game from Laramie was not going to be available in the Boise market or nearly anywhere in Idaho.

The mtn., a new television network created by the Mountain West Conference, is airing the game but does not have distribution deals with local cable providers such as CableOne or the area's two major satellite companies, Dish Network and DirecTV.

The game is not available on CSTV, which is carried on satellite in the area.

KTVB has made three offers to the mtn. to carry the game locally, but has been rebuffed each time, KTVB general manager Doug Armstrong said.

The station offered to air the mtn.'s broadcast unedited with its commercials.

"We made three offers and got three firm nos. I think the fourth one would probably be the same answer,'' Armstrong said.

The game is available in several eastern Idaho cities, including Lava Hot Springs, Soda Springs and Paris through the Independent Cable Systems of Idaho.

Distribution has been a problem for the mtn., which is co-owned by Comcast and CSTV. The network, which launched Sept. 1, is not widely available in three of the Mountain West Conference's biggest media markets Dallas/Fort Worth, San Diego or Las Vegas.

The network is continuing to negotiate with carriers, said Tim Fitzpatrick, a spokesman for Comcast Sports Net, which manages the mtn.

"We have already reached agreements with 10 cable companies serving viewers in five states but our goal is to make the mtn. as widely available as possible, and we are continuing to negotiate with additional providers, including the satellite companies," Fitzpatrick said. "We share the disappointment of fans who can't yet see their favorite teams, and we encourage fans to make their voices heard by contacting their provider."

The mtn. is hoping complaints and customer demand will help the network in negotiations. But barring any last-minute deal between the mtn. and one of the providers, Boise State fans in the

Treasure Valley will not be able to watch the Wyoming game.

"It is out of our hands," Boise State athletic director Gene Bleymaier said.

The last Broncos' road game not aired on television in Boise was a 1997 game against Washington State, according to the Boise State sports information department.

"It's awful. It's just a travesty for this community because people would love to watch this game," Armstrong said.

Fans should not be as concerned about Boise State's Sept. 30 game at Utah. That game will be televised by Versus (formerly the Outdoor Life Network or OLN), which is available on satellite providers. Cable One, however, does not carry Versus.

Saturday's game at Wyoming will broadcast on local radion station KBOI (670 AM).

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 10:30 AM

The sports columnist for the Idaho Statesman had this article. If this situation doesn't change, your ooc schedule is going to suffer greatly.

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Good, maybe we can start scheduling like the Big East OOC then and pad our beauty pageant records with horrible wins over horrible D1AA and D2 schools with a mediocre to abysmal D1A program thrown in here and there.

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Posted 12 September 2006 - 10:37 AM

FYI "Irregardless" is not a word
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Posted 12 September 2006 - 11:18 AM

FYI "Irregardless" is not a word

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Thank you. I usually am loath to point out such things but "irregardless" should only be used when mocking someone.
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Posted 13 September 2006 - 08:18 PM

Well Elder, as of this afternoon no Dish or DTV, lots of very, very mad Broncos in South Idaho. It is the main topic when you listen to radio or in the sportsbars. Sure hope it gets done by Sat. but Im sure not holding my breath.

The Boise State fanbase's reaction has been amazing! UNLV and SDSU fans don't care about an entire season, while BSU fans are FREAKING over two games (only one really). If you were in our conference, something would have had to been done long before now to appease you. That's great to know.

As far as a deal being done by this Saturday... no. I doubt it. BYU @Boston College is on ESPN2. Utah @Utah State is being shown on free local tv (KJZZ) in the state of Utah. Our fanbases will forget how mad they are for 2 weeks, until the next set of "mtn." broadcasts.

Look for deals to get done a day or two before then. Just IMO. Maybe never the way things are going.

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