HD services to hit Freeview in UK as early as 2009

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The UK Office Of Communications (Ofcom) had made proposals to upgrade the capacity of digital terrestrial television in the UK, which will potentially enable HDTV services to hit Freeview as…

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Quote: “Viewers will need a HD capable set-top box and a HDTV set” The things could be kept more simple, the HDTV must be capable of DVB-T2. Don’t forget the definition of TV=monitor+speakers+tuner. This could be achieved by implementing some regulation, i would like to see: “from 2010 all HDTV must be DVB-T2 & h264 & 1080i compliant” :X

About bloody time!

about time really. over here, in the UK, sky television has currently got the monopoly on HD technology, and the box costs £300 (600 dollars) so it’ll be nice to see some competiton to hopefully drive the price down!! :X

Not quite true mate cable dues HD too