6 million may lose digital TV reception

Garrett Wollman wollman@bimajority.org
Wed Feb 20 18:01:20 EST 2008

<<On Wed, 20 Feb 2008 16:40:48 -0500, "Jeff Lehmann" <jjlehmann@comcast.net> said:

> I've heard that Comcast has no plans yet to totally eliminate analog cable
> service. They have moved a couple, less popular channels, from analog over
> to digital only. I think this was to gain more bandwidth for HD channels.

One that particularly frosted me was C-SPAN2.  (And no, Brian Lamb,
you can't blame must-carry for that one.)

I'm holding off on buying a new TV until I can get one with CableCARD
support for a reasonable amount of money.  Boxes are evil (and
Comcast's digital box is particularly so).


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