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telcodad

join:2011-09-16
Lincroft, NJ
kudos:5
reply to chong67

Re: Say goodbye to ClearQAM

said by chong67:

Why do you say goodbye? Clear QAM is still here.

For now, but about 2 months ago, the FCC finally lifted its long-time prohibition on encrypting the digital basic-tier channels.

See further back in this thread for the details: »Re: Say goodbye to ClearQAM


chong67

join:2001-11-18
Jonesboro, GA

I see. Uncle Sam is clearly not on our side. :-(

I guess its time to buy one of those big arses fish bone antenna!



telcodad

join:2011-09-16
Lincroft, NJ
kudos:5

said by chong67:

I guess it's time to buy one of those big arses fish bone antenna!

FYI - Here are some items about "cutting-the-cord" from another thread: »Re: [Price] Rate Hike and new Additional Outlet Fee


telcodad

join:2011-09-16
Lincroft, NJ
kudos:5

A threat to OTA TV is the FCC's desire to free-up spectrum for wireless communications, at the expense of what little is allotted now for TV transmissions:

California Congress Members to FCC: Preserve Free TV
Point to large and growing contingent of over-the-air only viewers, including diverse populations

By John Eggerton, Broadcasting & Cable - December 12, 2012
»www.broadcastingcable.com/articl···e_TV.php