[AusNOG] My Predictions for the ISP Industry
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Thu Mar 15 14:29:33 EST 2012
My understanding is they aren't going to ditch analog radio.
Too much power required to get enough coverage to do regional areas,
like more than 5 minutes from the CBD.
That and most cars these days have integrated radios and have a 10+ year
lifespan and manufacturers have only just started integrating digital
radios (like i think there is 1 car with built in digital)
On 03/15/2012 01:07 PM, Darren Moss wrote:
> Yeah that is a bit of a bugger. I grew up in Newcastle so I understand what it's like to have marginal television reception from Sydney :)
> We spent a lot of time and $$ boosting signals, then along came local broadcasts for the capital city networks..... but I had moved to Sydney before that happened. I'm sure digital radio will take the same path for regional listeners just as digital TV is doing.
> I spend a lot of time at my Auckland home and see that digital is the way things are going, even if it means satellite dishes everywhere.
> How does Sirius do it with in-car hybrid satellite and FM ??
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