Standard def reruns aired on HD [was Re: Todd Gross let Go??]

Larry Weil
Mon Dec 5 18:16:10 EST 2005

At 05:53 PM 12/5/2005, Stephanie Weil wrote:
> >Larry Weil wrote:
> > The broadcasters are not looking for HD acceptance, to them HD is an
> > expense item and not a source of profit.
>Television stations would much prefer it if they could use their HDTV
>bandwith to multi-cast 4 or 5 "Standard definition" digital channels.
>You can sell more commercials that way.

Yea, but that's not HDTV, that's SDTV.

If the subject is HDTV acceptance, digital multicasting is not the 
same thing.  Perhaps a better term for what you are talking about is 
DTV acceptance.

Larry Weil
Lake Wobegone, NH 

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