[opendtv] Re: The End of TV as We Know It

  • From: Mark Schubin <tvmark@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 13:28:00 -0500

>At best,
>with enough bandwidth available, a given show might
>have multiple starting times, each stream belonging to
>a different multicast group.
>Even DTT could provide this, if they wanted to. Just
>transmit the main program, perhaps in HD, in subchannel
>1. Transmit delayed versions of the same stream in
>other subchannels, as SD multicasts.
And even analog TV can do it.  With improved compression, datacasting on 
NTSC stations should be able to handle two or three sub-channels. 
 Disney's Movie Beam, after all, is currently being delivered by ANALOG 
PBS stations.


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