[opendtv] Re: Toward digital TV

  • From: Bob Miller <bob@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 13:28:43 -0500

If broadcasters were not married to must carry there would be no 8-VSB 
modulation in the US and we WOULD have adopted DVB-T.

None of these issues would be discussed at all.

Bob Miller

Manfredi, Albert E wrote:


>I'd find this so blatantly anti-competitive that I'm
>wondering why we've been debating about must-carry or the
>effect of adopting DVB-T. These other factors would fade
>into insignificance if the market were so badly skewed.
>By the way, my brother reports that it's easy to find DVB-T
>STBs for sale in Rome, even though DTT there is not quite
>fully deployed yet. Not all multiplexes are being
>transmitted by each translator site as of now.
>Here's another little tid bit. I was at Myer Emco last
>Saturday. These are relatively high end audio/video stores.
>I asked whether they carried any ATSC STBs.

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