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MythTV/Comcast going all digital TV in Cambridge [OT]

Quoting Jarod Wilson <jarod-ajLrJawYSntWk0Htik3J/w at>:

> On 07/01/2009 12:25 AM, Randy Cole wrote:
>> Since we know Comcrass and RCN are scrambling QAM, does FIOS broadcast
>> in clear QAM?
> Some channels, yes. All the over-the-air stuff and a mish-mash of other
> stuff (most of which I don't care about). Most of the good stuff that
> isn't over-the-air is encrypted QAM. But of that, at least half of it
> comes off the firewire port on my cable box unencrypted.

Do they encrypt the OTA HD channels?
And what half doesn't come off the firewire unencrypted?

> --jarod


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