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Comcast Trades Quality for Quantity with HDTV Offerings
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Written by Daniel   
Tuesday, 01 April 2008 14:34

 Comcast tries to fit three HDTV channels in the space of two

Tom Corelis (Blog) - April 1, 2008 3:12 PM
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HDTV aficionados with Comcast service might be in for a rude awakening: the nation’s largest cable provider seems to ratcheted up the compression on its cable HDTV signals.

A thread at AV Science Forum updated last Monday details what appears to be compression of up to 38%, allowing Comcast to deliver more HDTV channels per line while using the same amount of bandwidth. A side effect of this, however, means that HDTV’s pristine video is now jagged and muddy for Comcast customers, full of MPEG-style compression artifacts and stuttered movement:   [Comments...]

 

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