paolo.franzoi 12/5/2012 | 3:25:48 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars
Of course, if you download a lot of HD - you will break the bandwidth cap....

kumaramitabh 12/5/2012 | 3:25:48 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars Where HD delivery is concerned, satellites such as Dish or DirecTV clearly have an advantage. The combined bandwidth offered by multiple satellites can not be beaten by Cable yet, where much higher encoding and carriage costs still prevail.

However they lead in terms of interactivity and local programming.Comcast, for example has over 25 million customers and over 50% have cable modems. Comcast had started its HD campgain with " Project Infinity" from Comcast will provide more han a thousand channels of HD programming; which was not very well recieved as in reality it had just about 60 channels.

But the cable networks will remain strong in HD. The actual number of subscribers is just about those on DirecTV.
tsat 12/5/2012 | 3:25:47 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars

I am enjoying all the James Bond movies on Comcast HD on-demand.
nodak 12/5/2012 | 3:25:43 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars seven

I am willing to bet since you are downloading the providers content, it will not count towards your cap, similar to how cell calls to other cells on the same network do not count towards the plans minutes.
paolo.franzoi 12/5/2012 | 3:25:42 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars
You missed the articles a couple of months ago that noted that this did count.

nodak 12/5/2012 | 3:25:39 PM
re: Tracking the HD Wars And cell phone companies originally charged for on net calls as well. I believe the articles also state the companies are testing them and trying to figure out how they want to set up the limits. The first step will probably be to discount the download so only a percentage counts, and then keep increasing it until it is unlimited, or, for a small nominal fee give you unlimited downloads on net versus a huge fee for no unlimited downloads.
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