[mythtv-users] channel 4 hd
RobertCL at iname.com
Wed Aug 6 20:22:16 UTC 2008
Ian Clark wrote:
> 2008/8/6 John Taylor <john at vetsurgeon.org.uk
> <mailto:john at vetsurgeon.org.uk>>
> Channel 4 HD in the UK is presently broadcasted as FTV (free to view)
> via Sky rather than FTA (free to air). This means it is free to view
> using a "free to view card" in a STB but is encrypted using NDS
> I have a legally acquired free to view card in a STB at the moment,
> and wonder if I can somehow use it to receive C4 HD within mythtv to
> get full HD goodness!
> Don't you just ring a number to get one? Hmmm
> Do I need to use a dragon cam or somesuch? Has anyone any experience
> of doing this?
> I looked into this a while ago and it sounds like you would need such a
> CAM, however , I also remember reading that once the current agreement
> with Sky is up at the end of the year Channel 4 were going FTA. Maybe
> someone here can confirm this?
Channel 4 is already FTA - has been for a few months now.
Channel 4 _HD_ is not FTA :-(
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