[linux-dvb] BBC Freesat in the UK and DVB-S2

Torgeir Veimo torgeir at pobox.com
Sat Nov 3 21:33:12 CET 2007


On 3 Nov 2007, at 20:18, P. van Gaans wrote:

> BBC/ITV Freesat is DVB-S. BBC HD is also still available in DVB-S, but
> it's possible BBC HD will move to a DVB-S2 transponder in the future.
> It's hard to say if (or more likely: when) that will happen. BBC HD is
> h.264.
>
> Channel 4 and Five are still encrypted in Videoguard. Channel 4 will
> most likely go FTA soon, the future of Five is unclear. I think it's
> best to pick up those channels from DVB-T for now.


Do you know if the bitrate for similar channels on Freesat is higher  
than it is on Freeview?


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Torgeir Veimo
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