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All posts by Bob

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

The goalposts have always been shifting with freeview which is why, combined with the limited bandwidth, I stopped bothering with it. I watch cable TV as it has the highest bitrate and best quality. Satellite picture quality is a lot better than Freeview, but not as good as Cable TV, and it's susceptible to weather interference.

Looking at the bitrates presented here, Freeview HD is an absolute joke. On the face of it, 2 or 3 channels pre multiplex at about 12Mbps each channel would give quite a good HD picture.

I think that for those serious about the visual quality of what they watch a proper high-speed broadband distribution infrastructure may be the best option.

I find it interesting to consider that few people have seen what Standard Definition is REALLY capable of in terms of picture quality. More pixels does not mean a better quality picture.

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