Yup; the Internet is screwed up.

Jay Ashworth jra at baylink.com
Sun Jun 12 15:11:28 CDT 2011


----- Original Message -----
> From: "Chris Adams" <cmadams at hiwaay.net>

> The top profile for Blu-Ray is 36 megabits per second, and that is
> not used on most titles. Over-the-air HDTV is 19 megabits or less.
> Cable HD channels are often only 12-15 megabits per second.

Chris glances off, but doesn't quite say, that cable providers are prone
to *reencode* OTA HDTV, leaving cable subscribers with a worse -- sometimes
a *substantially* worse -- picture than they'd get from an OTA antenna.

Bandwidth surfing is rarely so end-user visible.

Cheers,
-- jra
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