By your own admission, the improvement from SD to HD is far greater than going from 1080 to 2160 in more aspects than just video. People had analog equipment far longer than what they have HD equipment. The obsolescence had no were near the financial impact that this 'new & improved' version with the very slight improvement providing your set happens to be large enough.
The other point, just how does ATSC 3 fit in for MSO's QAM systems??
Abundant OTA television is what makes this country different from all others. Lets keep it this way. If you like Wi-Fi so much, OTA fits right in. After all, it is wireless.
Last edited by videobruce; 01-21-2015 at 04:22 AM.