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Old 08-02-2007, 12:33 PM   #16
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Default Re: Comcast vs DirectTV vs. Dishnetwork

Originally Posted by Preacher View Post
Are you sure about that?

They will be digital... as well the over the air broadcasts... but not HD. Least, that is what I have understood.
You are correct. By 2008, all providers must be sending digital signals. This will only affect people that:

A) Do not have a digital cable box


B) Do not have a digital tuner built into their TV

What this means, is you will either have to upgrade your basic cable and get their box or buy a TV with a digital tuner.

They are pushing for more HD broadcasts but the cost of the equipment and upgrades will make it unrealistic to set such an early date for total conversion.

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