[GTALUG] Rogers Analog lineup [was Re: best choices for tiny mlinux media centre in 2016?]
davec-b at rogers.com
Sat Jan 9 21:57:44 UTC 2016
No, It's not really clear what they're offering. Channels, yes. How,
On 09/01/16 02:52 PM, Evan Leibovitch wrote:
> Mildly on-topic:
> Has anyone here tried
> - Evan
> On Jan 8, 2016, at 11:15, Lennart Sorensen
> <lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca <mailto:lsorense at csclub.uwaterloo.ca>>
> On Fri, Jan 08, 2016 at 07:51:35AM -0500, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> I like the fish tank, but switching to encrypted digital
> instead of plain digital is just a scheme to make me retire my
> MythTV in favor of their tied PVR offering.
> I am sure we are not that important to rogers.
> On the other hand freeing up bandwidth from the analog channels for more
> channels and more cable modem bandwidth is useful to rogers.
> Now if they can get more people to buy their pvr to replace a VCR,
> I am sure rogers doesn't mind that.
> I suspect for most people of course, spending $500 on the rogers pvr that
> has 8 tuners and 1TB storage, or spending $300 on the HD box + $300 on
> the HDPVR to get one tuner to work with your mythtv box, well I just
> think most people go with the rogers box option. Not me, but most people.
> I don't think mythtv users were ever much of a concern to rogers.
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