[mythtv-users] FIOS Channels over Firewire

Jerry Rubinow jerrymr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 20:42:00 UTC 2007

On 8/31/07, Dan Ritter <dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 04:04:45PM -0400, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 03:46:16PM -0400, Jerry Rubinow wrote:
> > > I found that only the SD and HD versions of local channels were
> > > available over QAM and firewire.  None of premium or non-premium
> > > digital channels were, not even the SD non-premiums.
> >
> > I believe the latter fact *also* violates the FCC reg, does it not?
> Does it? I had thought that only "must carry" local stations
> were required.
> Comcast follows that, plus two shopping channels. (Oy.)
> -dsr-

Oh that's right - FIOS also provided the shopping channels plus a
couple of religious channels.  I forgot since I removed them from my
channel table.

I echo Dan's question about why not providing non-OTA digital channels
would violate FCC regs.


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