TITLE

MPEG-4: HBO's inauguration

AUTHOR(S)
L. E.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
27660824

 

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