[LINK] NextG Wireless Stays Up As NBN Fibre Broadband Crashes

Tom Worthington tom.worthington at tomw.net.au
Sat Feb 5 10:30:21 AEDT 2011

Marghanita da Cruz wrote:
> ... ABC ...  crosses to Townsville ...  as "via broadband"... there was a window
> with tape on it and trees blowing in the background ...

I sent the ABC a message suggesting they point the camera away from the

Have static background for better image on broadband from Cairns

There was a report from the ABC at the emergency evacuation centre
located in the Earlville Shopping Centre in Cairns, "via broadband" on
ABC 24. The reporter was standing in front of a window. When the trees
outside waved in the wind, the picture broke up. I suggest pointing the
camera away from the window. Otherwise the compression algorithm will
waste bandwidth encoding the moving trees, instead of the reporter's 
face. ...

As it can be difficult to know who to contact, I also blogged the 

Tom Worthington FACS CP HLM, TomW Communications Pty Ltd. t: 0419496150
PO Box 13, Belconnen ACT 2617, Australia  http://www.tomw.net.au
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Australian National University http://cs.anu.edu.au/courses/COMP7310/
Visiting Scientist, CSIRO ICT Centre: http://bit.ly/csiro_ict_canberra

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