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PBS in HD?
Posted 13 February 2012 - 10:38 AM
Posted 13 February 2012 - 10:45 AM
We get PBS here in Boise on LiL, but I wish they would not be so cheap. They downgrade PBS HD to 720p so they can also run 4 subchannels.
They do that in Arkansas also. Its the reason I canceled my donations. I used the donation .money to buy an HD fta dish to watch it in 1080i.
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Posted 13 February 2012 - 03:46 PM
Posted 13 February 2012 - 04:04 PM
Posted 13 February 2012 - 05:43 PM
How can PBS allow a national HD feed on Comcast but not D*?? Or how can D* not close that deal? As long as there are lots of non-HD LIL DMAs, there are still lots of non-PBS HD homes.
IMHO Comcast has gotten so big and powerful that the pols will not do anything to upset them. They got the NBCU purchase pushed through even with the opposition against the purchase as anti competitive. And with GE in the picture, it was a slam dunk.
Posted 13 February 2012 - 07:14 PM
UNCHD and UNCEX (sd)
At our families vacation home in the NC mountains, the Charlotte NC market,
there are the following PBS stations,
UNC HD (NC pbs)
ETV HD (south carolina pbs)
WTVI HD (charlotte nc pbs)
UNC EX explorer channel (sd)