Monday Night Footbal -- on Google?

Jay Ashworth jra at
Thu Jan 12 04:06:42 UTC 2012

----- Original Message -----
> From: "Philip Dorr" <tagno25 at>

> But the TV should only be receiving one stream at a time, unless there
> is pip. Each stream would probably be around 5mbps.

I believe you're an optimist.

Weekly football is probably the second most important thing on a TV network
behind the championships for whatever sport they're carrying, in a year.

I'm not saying you need the whole 19mbps (though, remember here, we are not
talking about "Additional Carriage"; we are talking about *being the only way
people can see that game* -- and my example was the Super Bowl).. but unless 
MPEG algorithms have gotten *much* better than I'm aware of, 5mb/s is 
probably not enough for the Super Bowl.  And you'd really be better off with
some FEC, too, even if it costs you a couple frames extra delay.

-- jra
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