[mythtv-users] Mytthtv and UK Freeview HD?

Stephen Tan stan at stanandliz.net
Sat May 15 10:53:14 UTC 2010


Well - I already have an aerial and the terms of my lease prohibits a
satellite installation. Also, moving to Freesat would cost me an extra
400 pounds so really, I'd rather just spend extra money on a DVBT-2
card.....

thanks for the response anyway.

Stephen

On 9 May 2010 23:44, Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 9 May 2010 23:01, Stephen Tan <stan at stanandliz.net> wrote:
>> Hi there
>>
>> The last I heard about the craziness of the encryption of EPG bits of
>> the Freeview HD signal was ...... well, not very much. I have dug out
>> the most recent article below.
>>
>> http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2010/apr/01/bbc-hd-consultation-hdmi
>>
>> Given that this is the last piece of information I can find -
>> including on the Mythtv mailing lists, I was wondering if there was a
>> strategy to tackle HD Freeview in place? I'm not a programmer but I'll
>> do anything that's required to hack around the barriers to watching
>> Freeview HD.
>>
>> At the moment, it's hit and miss as to whether I buy an HD Freeview
>> box to watch the World Cup this Summer....... I'm dying to do so and
>> it would be fantastic if by some miracle I could do it from my
>> Mythbuntu system.... :)
>>
>> regards
>>
>> Stephen
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>
> You do realise you can watch BBC and ITV HD on DVB-S don't you?
>
> No hacking required.
>
> Also there's currently no silicon that supports DVB-T2 on a card.
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