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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby MTFCMAD » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:03 pm

Martin Shaw wrote:


Would be nice to know the viewing figures.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby part time pete » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:03 pm

Martin Shaw wrote:



It would be interesting if they gave the actual numbers like some other clubs do.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Dave Wayne » Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:37 pm

As there seems to be a lot of negativity about Ifollow on here, which may put off prospective customers, I feel it only right to give the other side of the story.
Obviously I am touching wood as I type this as I don't want to tempt fate before Tuesday's match.
I have watched every match this season except for the trophy games and have had no problems whatsoever. The matches run about 30 seconds behind time so it is best to avoid any websites or tv programs showing live scores, but other than that I have only once had it drop connection (I think this was the Preston game which I am not even sure was on Ifollow), but I was able to reconnect immediately.
I am using a PC on Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge as that is the only browser I have, and am on basic Virgin broadband (100 Mb). The only advantage I potentially have over others is that those using a laptop, or the app on a phone or tablet, are relying on a wifi connection, whereas my PC is hard wired into the modem.
Prior to this season I have also used Ifollow to listen to commentaries of matches I am unable to attend, often through the app on my phone while travelling in the car, and other than it dropping connection in poor signal areas have had no complaints.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Martin Shaw » Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:10 pm

a reminder:

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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby bear 73 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 3:50 pm

Hi me i am fed up with ifollow last match lost the live game,and also lost the commentary, i go through google onto the official site, and sit watching a black screen.
i do believe this crap system is costing our club a lot of money, on a good day i get buffeting, i even struggle to get the interviews before the games on ifollow.
Changing server is fine for people who know what they are doing, all i get is a load of information i dont understand.and told to delete my kookies, which leaves me playing with my lap top
missing the game. sky red button is a good system, a coverage on local radio would help, All people tell me is the site cant cope theirs to many people trying to get on.
i found a good system, put the match on then i pay, but doesnt work like that, they take my money, and leave me screaming in frustration.
New system close the lap top down,and keep going on the site until i get a stream, cannot believe it is so difficult to pay to watch a game of football. and tues just around the corner
Sounds easy click a camera and away we go. some one says if you are lucky to get your money back 7 to 10 days, what a system takes less than 2 seconds to take it on a very=very== poor service. i should be in heaven but no these cowboys put me in hell. And i do go through the match site and click the camera when it comes up
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby gazza1988 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:31 pm

A "problem" with Web browsers is they are updated fairly often. Something may work one week then an update hits and it stops working.

I was never logged into the app. I have it on my phone but never logged into it before Friday. I had the first 5-10 minutes or so on my app because my pc decided it needed to restart for updates and took the urine doing it.

Once pc was on I started playing it in the browser and it played on both for a few seconds and then cut the stream to the app, I had no issues being logged into both. The app is actually ahead of the pc stream, even though the app is over WiFi and pc is a wired connection.

There are so many issues it could be. From the hardware to the connection to how many devices are connected to the router. On virgin media, for example, if I have more than 10 devices connected it messes up from time to time. If you have a standard router from you Internet service provider and have lots of devices connected this can impact things too. Its a minefield of potential problems and solutions.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Martin Shaw » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:01 pm

Bear73, if you'd like me to try to help you, email me on martin.shaw.thestags@gmail.com
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby calvostag38 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 5:39 pm

Friday nights game was my first trouble free game. Normally I end up screaming at my tablet or PC. The game was well fought, and I thought we battled and held our own against a very, very good Colchester side. I hope that this is the end of my ifollow problems, and everyone elses too, I fear it wont be though, and while people keep defending a very poor system, then it wont get fixed. I wont ever stop supporting my club, I wont ever stop showing my appreciation for John and Caroline Radford, I have blue and yellow blood in my veins, but, and I mean this, if it plays up anymore, I will go to audio, at least I can listen without my blood pressure going through the roof. I think we all deserve a fair product for a fair price.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby sunray » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:28 pm

Dave Wayne

As there seems to be a lot of negativity about Ifollow on here, which may put off prospective customers, I feel it only right to give the other side of the story.
Obviously I am touching wood as I type this as I don't want to tempt fate before Tuesday's match.
I have watched every match this season except for the trophy games and have had no problems whatsoever. The matches run about 30 seconds behind time so it is best to avoid any websites or tv programs showing live scores, but other than that I have only once had it drop connection (I think this was the Preston game which I am not even sure was on Ifollow), but I was able to reconnect immediately.
I am using a PC on Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge as that is the only browser I have, and am on basic Virgin broadband (100 Mb). The only advantage I potentially have over others is that those using a laptop, or the app on a phone or tablet, are relying on a wifi connection, whereas my PC is hard wired into the modem.
Prior to this season I have also used Ifollow to listen to commentaries of matches I am unable to attend, often through the app on my phone while travelling in the car, and other than it dropping connection in poor signal areas have had no complaints.


Agree with Dave, no problems and I'm using Wifi connection.
Long may ifollow continue especially for away games
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Martin Shaw » Thu Nov 26, 2020 6:54 pm



so, this is not including the match passes for home league game for season ticket holders.

For home league games, the club gets all the money (see *) (plus up to the first 500 sales from the opposition).

For away league games, the club gets the money (*) after the first 500 sales (the first 500 sales go to the home club). For each away league game, the Stags have sold more than 500, so have made a bit of profit on each of the games.

(*) Remember that from each £10 match pass, the total amount of profit a club makes per pass is approximately £8.34 (according to https://www.bradfordcityfc.co.uk/news/2 ... -outlined/).

For all cup games, the revenue is split 50/50 between the home and away clubs. So for the FA Cup game, Sunderland sold 3,300 match passes, you can add that to the number the Stags sold, divide by two, and multiply by £8.34 to get the profit.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Sandy Pate Best Stag » Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:21 pm

So just to clarify Martin, the above figures are for tickets sold by MTFC only and any sold by opposition teams for the One call matches also go to the stags up to a maximum of 500. We also get revenue from the away games after the first 500 MTFC sales which look quite healthy.

If visitors sales for matches at One Call are similar to our away sales, it looks like you can add the full 500 for most of our home matches.
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Re: iFollow, including new App

Postby Martin Shaw » Thu Nov 26, 2020 7:34 pm

Sandy Pate Best Stag wrote:So just to clarify Martin, the above figures are for tickets sold by MTFC only and any sold by opposition teams for the One call matches also go to the stags up to a maximum of 500. We also get revenue from the away games after the first 500 MTFC sales which look quite healthy.

If visitors sales for matches at One Call are similar to our away sales, it looks like you can add the full 500 for most of our home matches.

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