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All posts by Dave Walton

Below are all of Dave Walton's postings, with the most recent are at the bottom of the page.


Some things don't change, IP is appropriate for on-demand and download services (depending on the capability of the delivery channel) but not for the bulk broadcast material, and TV and radio broadcasting does what it says but is not appropriate for on-demand and download. The 2 service types co-exist well and people can then choose one or other
Even though they may use IP service delivery for on-demand services, many people prefer the ease of scheduled services over broadcast networks. In some ways it's a easy/lazy option but everyone wants it easy sometimes, and content navigation and selection methods for IP services demand different skills and aptitude from broadcast which I believe many people don't have or use at present and some may lose most of their entertainment if broadcast services are lost.
In support of other comments we also have a local 2G mobile phone service at home and the 3 multiplex broadcast service package - 3G and 4G isn't even scheduled here, and many places around here don't have any reliable mobile phone service.

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