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djoropallo

join:2003-10-20
Maple Shade, NJ
reply to knarf829

Re: Verizon Cutting Live NFL Channel For Commercials!!!

said by knarf829:

said by djoropallo:

They blacked out an entire series of downs last night, and the ads are all local, not national so they can't blame the NFL.

As was stated earlier, the network sends an inaudible audio signal that tells Verizon's computers when it is clear to insert the local commercials. It's not like it some dude is sitting around pressing the "commercial button."

The question is whether NFL was sending the signal incorrectly or whether Verizon was reading a signal when one was not really sent.

Well, since my neighbor that has Comcast doesn't have the problem I'd guess it is Verizon's fault.

knarf829

join:2007-06-02
kudos:1

said by djoropallo:

said by knarf829:

said by djoropallo:

They blacked out an entire series of downs last night, and the ads are all local, not national so they can't blame the NFL.

As was stated earlier, the network sends an inaudible audio signal that tells Verizon's computers when it is clear to insert the local commercials. It's not like it some dude is sitting around pressing the "commercial button."

The question is whether NFL was sending the signal incorrectly or whether Verizon was reading a signal when one was not really sent.

Well, since my neighbor that has Comcast doesn't have the problem I'd guess it is Verizon's fault.

Sounds like it. Have you reported it?

djoropallo

join:2003-10-20
Maple Shade, NJ

I called and they claim it is the NFL doing it.



Andy from CA
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join:2008-09-05
Anaheim, CA

said by djoropallo:

I called and they claim it is the NFL doing it.

Did you ask them why the NFL isn't doing it to Comcast?

djoropallo

join:2003-10-20
Maple Shade, NJ

Of course I did, it is like talking to a brick wall.