MPEG-4: HBO's inauguration

L. E.
December 2007
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports on the plan of Home Box Office (HBO) to transmit its upcoming 26-channel high-definition television (HDTV) lineup exclusively in MPEG-4. It is said that transmitting its 26-channel HD lineup in MPEG-2 would have required HBO to find space on six or seven additional satellite transponders. Satellite transponders costs $125,000 per month.


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