[mythtv-users] Cablevision requiring STB for all TVs in my area soon
beww at beww.org
Tue Aug 31 15:27:43 UTC 2010
On Tuesday, August 31, 2010 08:39:27 am Fred wrote:
> Brian, I found your previous inquiry during my search this morning. :-) I
> found posts on other groups from last year when Cablevision was seeking a
> waiver from the FCC in order to encrypt all channels on their feed. Some
> people mentioned at the time that the firewire port on the HD STB was still
> unencrypted, or something to that effect. I am wondering if anyone on the
> list has more technical details than what Cablevision is providing, since
> their solution is to just add a box to every TV. I don't necessarily care
> about all the channels, but I want to know what I will have left without a
Some of that discussion may be confused about the difference between "encryption" and 5C "protection".
They are not the same thing.
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