Premier League own TV channel

jonnyrotten

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Doubtful then the Premier League will compete against Sky.
They don't have to. Just run current contracts down and move it all in-house.

Full subscription, individual team subscription and on-demand games. Three tier charging model to cover most consumer types and they are made. It's a no-brainer, the current model (competitive market with multiple subs) isn't working for the public hence such a massive rise in piracy.

Netflix/Spotify model has tackled piracy in music and TV shows and made those markets viable again. Time to do it for football before the market collapses.
 
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hellava_tough

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They don't have to. Just run current contracts down and move it all in-house.

Full subscription, individual team subscription and on-demand games. Three tier charging model to cover most consumer types and they are made. It's a no-brainer, the current model (competitive market with multiple subs) working for the public hence such a massive rise in piracy.

Netflix/Spotify model has tackled piracy in music and TV shows and made those markets viable again. Time to do it for football before the market collapses.
That's a very good point

It's looking like the PL will be forced into this, whether they like it or not
 

KILLA_SIN

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They don't have to. Just run current contracts down and move it all in-house.

Full subscription, individual team subscription and on-demand games. Three tier charging model to cover most consumer types and they are made. It's a no-brainer, the current model (competitive market with multiple subs) working for the public hence such a massive rise in piracy.

Netflix/Spotify model has tackled piracy in music and TV shows and made those markets viable again. Time to do it for football before the market collapses.
That's a very good point

It's looking like the PL will be forced into this, whether they like it or not

This all may seem simple here but contracts, broadcasting rights across leagues, countries and continents etc are never that easy. Netflix UK catalogue has 3000 titles the US 9000 why because of broadcasting rights across the world. Netflix has no HBO, Soon to lose all its Disney, Sky has both. This is a long long way from becoming a reality. If i was predicting I would expect even more breakup, more competing subs and higher prices vs the consumers desire of cheaper prices and consolidation.

I have both Spotify and Apple Music why? Cos they have different catalogues. £25 combined per month.

I have both Amazon and Netflix.

I thought about adding NFL and NBA sub on Apple TV that would set you back £250-300 combined thats 20-25 a month. I didn't bother. I just subbed BT Sport because its at a place where its worth the £10 as its available on Apple TV, Xbox etc

Nothing suggests to me any consolidation of the market just further competing services, and more break up.

Right at this moment the Sky model is working because its consistent, it delivers and has the largest amount of choice.
 
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If you could watch Premier League/CL football in HD or UHD for free but as a condition for viewing you had to accept extremely tightly targeted ads during breaks, would you be interested?
 

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If you could watch Premier League/CL football in HD or UHD for free but as a condition for viewing you had to accept extremely tightly targeted ads during breaks, would you be interested?
Definitely, the targeted ads thing is only likely to get more prevalent across all viewing platforms going forward anyway.
 

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Would you be ok with WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, Facebook data, location data and deeper stuff like credit records being used?

For example, you're served a 45-60 second ad for a Car that your metadata suggests you would like, its nearest dealership and an indicative finance agreement based on your credit history?
 
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nailsy

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Would you be ok with WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, Facebook data, location data and deeper stuff like credit records being used?

For example, served an ad for a Car your metadata suggests you would like, its nearest dealership and a indicative finance agreement based on your credit history?
No, that's going too far.
 

jonnyrotten

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Would you be ok with WhatsApp, Messenger, Instagram, Facebook data, location data and deeper stuff like credit records being used?

For example, you're served a 45-60 second ad for a Car that your metadata suggests you would like, its nearest dealership and an indicative finance agreement based on your credit history?
Nope. I don't have most of those apps/settings on for the very reason that I hate tech companies invading my privacy. I'd pay a lot more not have the targetting, or like with my decision to get rid of Facebook, not have it all together.
 

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They don't have to. Just run current contracts down and move it all in-house.

Full subscription, individual team subscription and on-demand games. Three tier charging model to cover most consumer types and they are made. It's a no-brainer, the current model (competitive market with multiple subs) isn't working for the public hence such a massive rise in piracy.

Netflix/Spotify model has tackled piracy in music and TV shows and made those markets viable again. Time to do it for football before the market collapses.
I think this will cause problems, teams will want a larger slice of the profits if people are only subscribing to certain teams. Teams like UTD and Pool with MASSIVE worldwide fan base would absolutely kill it and destroy every other team in the league.

I think it's an excellent idea and one that the PL will eventually do when they can't squeeze any more cash out of the big providers, but the revenue needs to be distributed fairly evenly. Keep it simple with a monthly subscription and access to all games.
 

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If you could watch Premier League/CL football in HD or UHD for free but as a condition for viewing you had to accept extremely tightly targeted ads during breaks, would you be interested?
Definitely.

Rightly or wrongly (wrongly obviously) unless you have the know-how of a cyber-security professional and stick religiously to a really well-thought out process for accessing anything online through all of your devices, all these companies have your data anyway, so from that perspective we wouldn't actually be losing all that much, but would be gaining a lot.

I would only be up for it if it was PL-run rather than club-run and the money was shared between the clubs though. As has been mentioned many times in this thread and others, allowing individual clubs to manager their own TV money would absolutely destroy the league and probably would bankrupt half the teams.
 

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If you could watch Premier League/CL football in HD or UHD for free but as a condition for viewing you had to accept extremely tightly targeted ads during breaks, would you be interested?
For sure there is a mute button and you can walk away for 15 mins and come back when they are done
 
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