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Tuesday 1755: Sorry for the downtime earlier and now slow loading pages. I've reported the issue to the hosting company.

8pm. Sorry I had thought the slow loading page issue had been resolved, but clearly not. I've contacted the hosting company again, but they are extremely slow at replying to support tickets.

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Horizon

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    I wish you told me sooner that you believe HS2 is worth the investment. That clinches it for me. No argument. Full steam ahead with HS2. Why aren't you on a Government think panel? Your talent for clear economic assessment is…
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    Liked jj20x’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    It's a bit of a mystery how they decide on which channels to make HD only. There seems to be a tidying up exercise taking place at the moment. Maybe the NIT/SDT will be cleaned up after the NG Wild changes, there's certainly a…
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    Liked jj20x’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    The scan logs show that much of the remnants of the old streams left in place after relocation to new transport streams have been removed over the last couple of says. Most of the Channel Update slates have also gone, although the SDT / NIT hasn't been…
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    Liked cheekyangus’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    For all I know the pop-up became available later that day, but I checked this morning and it was there. So not too long then. :)

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    Liked jj20x’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    It could just be a minor lock up that a reboot would fix. I knew what you meant though, even with the typo.

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    Liked cheekyangus’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    It just saw a typo. It should have read "except I couldn't previously get the channel and now I can."

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    Liked cheekyangus’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    I'm wondering how they roll out the pop-up messages. Clearly, based on the Cable Forum photo, some people are getting a message about the channel going HD-only, but I put 264 on earlier and nothing, except I could previously get the channel and now I can.
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    Liked jj20x’s post in the thread Virgin Media Recent changes on the VM Network.
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    They were actually looking for the pop-up texts. VM doesn't link service data streams to the PAT/PMT, which means that the scanning software won't analyse them.

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