August 2nd, 2012

Murdoch Bosses Steaming at Streaming

This hit the inboxes of News International hacks this afternoon:

From: Technology Notifications
Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2012 3:04:45 PM
To: Technology Notifications
Subject: Internet TV: Advice and Guidance

Demand for watching Olympic coverage via the internet has reached unprecedented levels, to such an extent that News International’s internet bandwidth is frequently reaching its maximum capacity.

This impacts network and system performance for All News International staff.

In avoid this impact, whilst still keeping up-to-date with The Games, *TMS and Dublin staff can request access to IPTV.

If your request is approved by your Line Manager then the IPTV application will be deployed to your desktop allowing you to watch a full range of digital channels including Sky and BBC.

*At present IPTV is only available to staff located at the following locations: TMS and Dublin.

Requesting IPTV
Login to http://MyNIServiceDesk.co.uk and complete the IPTV (Internet TV) Request form
Use your Chatter username/password to access MyNIServiceDesk
Contact Service Desk if you do not know your Chatter username/password
Once submitted, Service Desk will gain approval from your Line Manager
On approval the IPTV application will be deployed to your desktop
Service Desk will notify you on completion, providing you with usage instructions
If you require further assistance or advice regarding the information above please contact the Service Desk.

Regards

Service Desk

Internal: ext. ██████
External: 0207 ████ ████
Email: ██████@newsint.co.uk

Guido presumes the Times, Sunday Times and Sun will stop running those Olympic work-place productivity stories then?


8 Comments

  1. 1
    BBC says:

    MURDOCH!!!!!

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  2. 2
    tapestory says:

    Ed Vaizey has no intention of getting Britain fast broadband, and enough bandwidth. He’s creating a vicious cartel which looks after its own.

    http://the-tap.blogspot.co.uk/2012/08/cut-talktalk-ed-vaizey-has-no-intention.html

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  3. 3
    Engineer says:

    TMS = Test Match Special????

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  4. 4
    robbie says:

    Have they not heard of BloxX then?

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  5. 5
    Bartoel says:

    IP freely.

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  6. 6
    Jimmy says:

    I do hope they have a licence.

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  7. 7
    Anonymous says:

    on su,ch solid hard productive honest labour was the empire won

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  8. 8
    Beeboid One says:

    Have’nt you got a UK gold medal to talk about?

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