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Discussion in 'Google TV Apps' started by johntomick, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. johntomick

    johntomick New Member

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    Couldn't access abc.com content. Error message said no support, but indicated adobe flash was required, which I thought was already built-in. What else do I need to do?
     
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    Can't watch major network content, tied to the reason there's no hulu on revue!
     
  3. eferz

    eferz Well-Known Member

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    There are some content providers which are intentionally blocking Google TV. ABC.com is one of those sites. In order to work around this limitation, you'll need to use a service like PlayOn or TVersity Pro to access premium online content which is normally blocked for Google TV.
     
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    ChrisG8 Well-Known Member

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    Of course this has been covered numerous times here, several major networks and Hulu block Google TV access. What I have never seen is an explanation from the companies that block Google TV. Is there an official statement from ABC, NBC, Hulu or any of the others?
     
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    sparkyscott21 Moderator Staff Member

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    But isn't this defeating the purpose of cord cutting??

    Time ya pay for all the extras, Hulu, national feeds, where are you at, really?

    Ya you save, but not that much.


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    Google TV isn't a cord cutting solution with substantial cost savings on its own, you are sure right about that and Google isn't promoting Google TV as a cord cutting device. OTA with a DVR in conjunction with Google TV works well enough as a cord cutting solution for me that I am very happy.
     

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