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All posts by Dave Walton

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It's a nice idea if options are available to everyone but I think there are a number of points here which are not covered and this would require a major adjustment in peoples life.
There is an increasingly wide gap between the quality of the IP signal available (Internet via telephone network or mobile phone network) from <2G to 4G. Therefore, many people outside of cities and towns only have limited content delivery capability and probably therefore contract limitations. Also, significant areas still can't receive all the DTT services, often the same areas.
Linear service TV delivery offers the easy preferred option for many people and also makes it easy for broadcasters to advertise what they offer (the EPG).
Quite a lot of content is not offered over the IP delivery serices (iPlayer, etc.) because of content ownership licensing with major sports events and films being the obvious examples. An example is that many major sports events cannot be downloaded after the event.
The result would probably be that people would be forced to services sucha as Sky or Virgin.
Thanks for reading

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