[opendtv] Re: Some Aussie posts

  • From: "Bob Miller" <robmxa@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2007 15:52:29 -0400

As far as I know it is allowed here. If a broadcaster broadcast one SD
program for free they can use the rest of the channel for a
subscription service that could include porn.

Bob Miller

On 3/14/07, Manfredi, Albert E <albert.e.manfredi@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Jeroen Stessen wrote:

> Now, digital terrestrial TV could in principle offer
> a package that can compete with (analog) cable, i.e.
> some 30 programs. They will even throw in one porn
> channel for free,

Unfair! If they allowed that here, I'll bet you any supposed problem
with 8-VSB reception would soon be solved.

> and some sports channels for extra money. For some
> mysterious reason they will not include BBC 1&2. But
> for many people this is now the first serious
> alternative to cable. Did I mention that it is cheaper ?

True that if much of the population lives in apartments, DBS is not
necessarily an option. At the same time, apartment antenna systems can
make TV reception easier.


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