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Old 16-07-2018, 16:24   #316
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When Sky Sports HD first came out it used at least 20Mbps - then codecs changed compressing HD somewhat along with a reduction in quality.
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Old 16-07-2018, 16:50   #317
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l prefer to see real life reality OB rather then hope the fairies deliver something under the pillow by the morning.
The reality is in the actualities. Looknwhat this American research has shown.

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In what may be an inflexion point for the broadcast industry, a study from Hub Entertainment Research has found that as consumers adopt more platforms, even older viewers are abandoning live TV as their home base.
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Virgin has demonstrated that it has the capacity for at least 2 broadcast UHD channels. What if demand increases and there are 10, 20 or even more UHD channels? Does Virgin have enough capacity to broadcast that many?
There are always ways of adding more capacity if necessary.
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There are always ways of adding more capacity if necessary.
That is very reassuring and not what many people believed was the case!
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