[mythtv-users] Drop the Box - For all Canadian Users
tom at redpepperracing.com
Thu Sep 27 20:41:03 UTC 2007
Brett Kosinski wrote:
> Gabriel A. Devenyi wrote:
> > As Canadian users know, for the most part we are unable to
> receive HD signals
> > without the use of a cable company's set-top box. The CRTC has
> an upcoming
> > hearing regarding digital cable distribution in Canada, and
> there is a
> > movement to make digital cable signals more accessible, which
> would of course
> > be beneficial for all Mythtv users.
> > The campaign's organizing website is http://dropthebox.ca/ lets
> free the HD!
> I'm in a good spot, I get 4 or 5 Canadian HD stations OTA, and 6
> or 7 US
> HD stations OTA, the only thing I REALLY wish I could get OTA is
> DiscoveryHD... :)
> Let me guess, Toronto? :) Unfortunately, Gabriel's post is true for
> most of the rest of Canada:
> Basically, unless you live in Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, or
> Vancouver, you're boned, and most of those aforementioned cities only
> have 1 or 2 OTA HD stations available, with the exception of Toronto.
Brampton, actually. Not quite the sweetspot that is Mississauga, but
close. I need to raise my antenna a bit...
I'll still hit the link though.
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