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I like how clearly and simply this article paints the picture. However, it fails to consider the fact that, when an SD channel is moved from the DVB-T to the DVB-T2 standard, it only requires about half the bandwidth (around 1.1Mbps). The more modern MPEG4 encoding is about twice as efficient as the older MPEG2.

This means that in channel carrying capacity, the 'interim' solution almost exactly matches the current situation. The 'final' solution has the capacity for around an extra 8 HD or 48 SD channels.

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