[opendtv] Re: Delay

  • From: "Manfredi, Albert E" <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2006 10:20:48 -0500

Bob Miller wrote:

> My point is absent anyone using the OTA spectrum why not
> sell it off? That is what Congress is going to be thinking
> after the analog turnoff and all the media attention is
> focused on the pathetic numbers that will be very public
> then about who is using OTA DTV.

As an actual user of OTA and HDTV, the idea that you distort the
usership numbers downward and that the real issues with OTA TV are
hidden behind this nonsensical modulation "debate" is really getting

We have a perfect example of what ails OTA TV in the Gainesville market.
Craig says 93 percent cable penetration. Gee, what a surpise. They don't
even provide the major networks OTA. Is it really that hard to figure
out why Gainesville TV customers don't care much about their ATSC tuner?

Honestly, Bob, you sound to me like someone prescribing Nyquil to cure a
patient with a broken leg.

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