[mythtv-users] What dual/triple-tuner setup is recommended for the switch to digital?
drescherjm at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 19:38:59 UTC 2008
> However, that said, many cable companies are taking advantage of this
> to drop analog channels and switch to digital themselves. The
> advantages of this are numerous:
> 1. They can fit six SD or two HD channels in the space that one analog
> channel previously occupied.
> 2. They can use SDV (Switched Digital Video) to only stream out what
> people are watching. (Nobody is watching CSPAN? Don't send it down
> the wire.)
> 3. They can get more money in cable box rentals.
4. Cable theft is a lot more difficult since you need to decrypt the
signal. Not just climb a pole and wire your house yourself...
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