[mythtv-users] Datapoint: Bright House Tampa Bay to retain analog tier

Alen Edwards allen.edwards at oldpaloalto.com
Tue Jun 24 06:29:31 UTC 2008

David Brodbeck wrote:
> Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
>> Bright House Tampa Bay is sending around an email to it's customers
>> telling them how they're "already covered" for the DTV cutover next
>> year, just because they had the good sense to be BHTB subscribers.
> Comcast is saying the same thing in their ads, here, but there are
> already rumors that they're planning on switching to digital-only in
> some markets.
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They can't switch to digital only in the US.  It is against the law.  
They can in a few years if the exemption isn't extended.  It is part of 
the ATSC law.  I don't remember how long they have to stay analog but I 
posted a message about it a few weeks ago.

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