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Forum: HDTV Technical   04-21-2015, 10:30 AM
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Posted By PaulGo
Comcast Takes Its Gig to South Florida The...

Comcast Takes Its Gig to South Florida

The gigabit tour rolls on.
Comcast Corp. (http://www.lightreading.com/complink_redirect.asp?vl_id=1220) (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 06:42 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
1. In most parts of the country you can get X1...

1. In most parts of the country you can get X1 with TV and Internet (no telephone).
2. For the most part X1 works pretty well and Comcast is constantly making improvements. I find it to be a lot...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-20-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast Lowers X1 Upgrade Fee ...

Comcast Lowers X1 Upgrade Fee

Down to $19.99 in Some Markets as MSO Pushes New Platform
...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-18-2015, 08:18 PM
Replies: 964
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Posted By PaulGo
Where I live in Montgomery County, Maryland it is...

Where I live in Montgomery County, Maryland it is 25, 105 and 150.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-17-2015, 06:44 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast Announces Higher Internet Speeds in Parts...

Comcast Announces Higher Internet Speeds in Parts Of California

The company also increases speeds for existing Internet customers at no additional cost. Changes will go into effect starting in...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-06-2015, 12:27 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
DOCSIS 3.1 Takes the Prize With Gigabit...

DOCSIS 3.1 Takes the Prize

With Gigabit Fever still running rampant in broadband circles, the rollout of DOCSIS 3.1 is considered the highest next-gen technology priority for the cable...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 10:52 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
It was in another article: Comcast Preps...

It was in another article:

Comcast Preps 2-Gig Service… Over Fiber

Move over, DOCSIS. In its first gigabit service deployment, Comcast will start rolling out a symmetrical 2Gbit/s residential...
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-03-2015, 10:04 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
I believe Comcast wants to show it can have...

I believe Comcast wants to show it can have superior technology to Google. But the main point I see is that eventually Comcast will deploy fiber to the home to be competitive.
Forum: HDTV Technical   04-02-2015, 08:05 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast launching 2Gbps fiber service in Atlanta...

Comcast launching 2Gbps fiber service in Atlanta next month (http://www.electronista.com/articles/15/04/02/comcast.trumps.google.fiber.by.offering.double.the.speed/) ...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-19-2015, 07:24 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
I would think the SDV technology is similar to...

I would think the SDV technology is similar to VOD, so any box that support VOD could support SDV. My main concern is speed of accessing a SDV channel.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Mpeg4 compression should free up bandwidth. Also...

Mpeg4 compression should free up bandwidth. Also Comcast could eliminate all the SD channels that are a duplicate of the HD channels by mapping the HD channels to the SD locations. The investment...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-18-2015, 10:10 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast Puts DOCSIS 3.1 Live in the Field ...

Comcast Puts DOCSIS 3.1 Live in the Field

DENVER -- Cable Next-Gen Technologies and Strategies...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2015, 10:58 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Cable Weighs Ways to Go Virtual With...

Cable Weighs Ways to Go Virtual

With their access networks facing swiftly growing bandwidth challenges over the next few years, cable technologists are increasingly looking to virtualization...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-17-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Just guessing but each customer account has to be...

Just guessing but each customer account has to be set up with specific codes and the legacy codes are not compatible with the X1 codes. I never had a lag on the X1 Arris DVR but I had one on the...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-16-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
I have both the Pace satellite box and the Arris...

I have both the Pace satellite box and the Arris DVR and I have no problems with a 1080p output that is of excellent quality. I am guessing it is a EDID / HDMI handshake issue that is preventing...
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-13-2015, 05:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By PaulGo
I agree - NBC should have given the show more...

I agree - NBC should have given the show more time to develop. Allegiance was really starting to get interesting.
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-13-2015, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By PaulGo
Latest episode also on NBC.com. ...

Latest episode also on NBC.com.

http://www.nbc.com/allegiance
Forum: HDTV Programming   03-13-2015, 11:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 290
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast has the episode the should have been on...

Comcast has the episode the should have been on on 3/12/15 on VOD.
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-13-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
But in a year DOSIS 3.1 will be the new standard...

But in a year DOSIS 3.1 will be the new standard with much higher speeds so does it pay to make a substancial investment in soon to be obsolete technology. Also over the past year that I have had...
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-10-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
I would go with the SB6141 which my local Costco...

I would go with the SB6141 which my local Costco has for $75. Even though you can get a good deal on triple play, I find the hidden cost of Comcast phone service prohibitive - taxes, modem rental....
Forum: HDTV Technical   03-01-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
The Xi3 live TV buffering is done in the Xi3,...

The Xi3 live TV buffering is done in the Xi3, that's why it is limited to about 25 minutes rather than about an hour which the DVR is capable of. I guess having the DVR buffer the content from it's...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-28-2015, 10:34 AM
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Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
[QUOTE=Mark12547;32198961]I thought flash memory...

[QUOTE=Mark12547;32198961]I thought flash memory (thumb drives & SD Cards) had closer to 10,000 to 100,000 write cycles.

In any case, since buffering an incoming video stream would be constant...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-28-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
That live buffering SD card must have special...

That live buffering SD card must have special memory in it. Normally an SD card is capable of a maximum of several hundred writes before it starts to fail. Since this SD card is being constantly...
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-27-2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
On recorded material the main DVR handles pause...

On recorded material the main DVR handles pause fast forwarded and rewind. The memory card is only needed for on air shows which were not recorded.
Forum: HDTV Technical   02-26-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 964
Views: 184,902
Posted By PaulGo
Comcast Adds Live TV Buffering To All-IP ‘Xi3’...

Comcast Adds Live TV Buffering To All-IP ‘Xi3’ Box

New Feature Relies On Integrated SD Memory Card
2/10/2015 1:45 PM Eastern
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