HD content?

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  1. Mike_CA

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    I'm from San Francisco, CA and came across this forum. One of the things that I noticed is that the UK does not appear to have much if any HD content available via cable, SAT, or over the air. Is that correct? Is the rest of Europe about the same?
     
  2. colinwheeler

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    Well, we just have Telewest at the moment with a few shows, Sky should be launching in the next couple of month with a few shows, so no, not much.

    Yes, I believe Europe, specifically Germany has quite a bit more.
     
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    Relatively in its infancy in comparision to States/Asia. The race is on for networks to broadcast the World Cup in HD, but it looks like a lot of countries are lagging behind.

    From what i can recall, Germany has the sizeable proportion of broadcasts in HD, but in the UK, its only just kicking off proper with Telewest.
     
  4. la gran siete

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    We always seem to lag behind the US and the far east:( :thumbsdow
     
  5. stealther

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    Yes and then when we do get it we que up in droves to pay twice as much as everyone else.:(
     
  6. colinwheeler

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    Maybe we should change the topic of this thread to "Yes we are bitter at getting tech long after everybody else for twice the price!!!!"
     
  7. GBDG1

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    Tell that to people in africa, they're still waiting for clean water and electricity :p
     
  8. Miyazaki

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    There is loads of HD content out there if you know where to look! Euro 1080 for one.
     
  9. Knyght_byte

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    what i find most amusing is we still innovate a lot of technical ideas and creations.....but we dont implement them over here, they get bought up by companies in the US and Asia...then we see them back over here in a few years...lol
     

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