[mythtv-users] BBC bitrates - Freeview versus Satellite

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Tue Aug 16 21:48:15 UTC 2005

On 8/16/05, iso <iso at isorox.co.uk> wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 08:03:20AM +0100, Mark Kendall wrote:
> > I'm thinking about adding a satellite feed to my existing terrestrial
> > based setup. From memory, the bitrate for BBC1/2 is around 3-4Mbs on
> > Freeview - does anyone know what the equivalent bitrate is for the
> > BBC's satellite (Astra2D) feed? i.e. will I get better picture
> > quality?
> On freeview, BBC1's transmission rate is arround 5Mbit per second. This
> includes video, audio, subtitles

My system reports BBC1 is broadcast at 15MBit/s (at least according to
my recorded files from DVB-T and the myth logfile. BBC2/3/4 is I think
6.5MBit/s by the same measure.


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