[opendtv] Re: Latest 5th Gen

Manfredi, Albert E wrote:

>John Shutt wrote:
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>>But they're not.  Why not?  Because they know how
>>difficult (read: expensive) it is to build an ATSC
>>box that actually is plug and play.
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>I thought LG claimed $50 by 2006, with date certain. Your reason can't be 
>right.
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>I speculate instead that they simply want to minimize risk by having Congress 
>set a date certain for analog shutoff. And that the same would have happened 
>with DVB-T boxes if they had first been introduced in one of the Euro 
>countries where OTA TV languishes.
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>Either that, or a conspiracy of pay-TV providers got to them.
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>>It's disgusting that it comes down to someone like
>>Bert arguing for ATSC when he hasn't even tried one
>>yet.
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>On the other hand, there's nothing quite as aggravating as petulant, whiny 
>children. We aren't getting DVB-T, okay? Get over it.
>
>Bert
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That is your opinion. I think we are getting a form of COFDM. It is only 
really a matter of when and after how much pain.

Bob Miller

 
 
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