[mythtv] freesat from BBC/ITV

David Matthews dm at prolingua.co.uk
Thu Dec 13 18:03:57 UTC 2007

Charles Mason wrote:
> On Dec 12, 2007 9:22 AM, Simon Kenyon <simon at koala.ie> wrote:
>> Freesat will be launching in March 2008.
>> Has anybody been in contact with these folks to get details?
> Freesat is basicly an EPG and a marketing campaign.

One significant difference from the current satellite service is that 
apparently Freesat will use MHEG for its interactive service.  I haven't 
seen the details but that suggests they are aiming to use open standards 
where possible.


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