[LINK] Fwd: MR59-10: ACMA issues licences for 3D TV trials [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

David Boxall david.boxall at hunterlink.net.au
Mon May 24 15:16:28 AEST 2010

On 23/05/2010 10:41 AM, Tom Worthington wrote:
> ...
> Digital broadcasting is more efficient in the use of spectrum,
More efficient perhaps, but is it more effective?

In my area (moderately remote, with an inconveniently-placed mountain 
and noisy mains power), digital TV is frequently useless. What caused 
moderate distortion to analogue broadcasts makes a complete hash of 
digital. Then again, there are more channels that I can't watch. 8->
> ...
> The best use I can see for the spectrum is wireless Internet, to
> complement the NBN. This could then be used for TV-like services, as
> well as other content.
At what price to the end user? Bearing in mind that it's current use is 
_free_ to air.

David Boxall                    |  I have seen the past
                                |  And it worked.
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