[mythtv-users] To survive the switch to digital...
bradallenfuller at gmail.com
Tue Dec 2 15:42:57 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 1, 2008 at 1:16 PM, Mark Knecht <markknecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> I agree. My wife and kid don't. They want stuff on basic cable
> channels - Monk, Psych, The Closer, etc. Like you I've got more than
> enough. NetFLix discs, plus Watch Instantly, plus Watch Instantly on
> the Roku box is more hours than I can devote. Problem I see coming is
> that Comcast Internet will segment download bandwidth based on whether
> I'm a cable TV subscriber or not. They will give 250GB to TV
> subscribers and only 100GB to those of us who quit cable TV. Less
> bandwidth makes watching Watch Instantly & Hulu more problematic.
Sounds like you are in the same boat as me, Mark. I have extended
analog basic and my family wants TNT, FX, TBS, etc. I'm also worried
that Comcast will do something, like move them to digital and I'll
have to get a set top box and screw around with IR blasters and such.
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