[opendtv] Re: Toward digital TV

  • From: Doug McDonald <mcdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2005 15:38:22 -0600

Benham, Cliff wrote:
> What possible incentive is there for Dish and DirecTV who compete =
> fiercely roughly splitting the U.S. satellite audience to imrpove image =
> quality? None. Give up more programs for better pictures? Never happen.

They would not need to give up any programs: they would have TWICE the
spectrum, and could increase bitrates by two for everything, or
by 1.5 and add scads of HDTV.

Doug McDonald
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