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Re: AT&T: 15 Mbps Internet connections "irrelevant"
On Sat Apr 01, 2006 at 08:43:54PM +0000, Edward B. DREGER wrote: > I'm curious how program content is currently stored. (Note that I'm > totally ignoring live broadcast.) If MPEG-2, I'd guess conversion to > MPEG-4 might produce less-than-desirable image quality. Whilst MPEG-2 for broadcast purposes will be in the 3-5Mbps range, MPEG-2 for archival/storage will be at a significantly higher bitrate. If you're storing at high bitrate MPEG-2, the transcoding to MPEG-4 will have much better results than if you transcoded from broadcast quality MPEG-2. Simon -- Simon Lockhart | * Sun Server Colocation * ADSL * Domain Registration * Director | * Domain & Web Hosting * Internet Consultancy * Bogons Ltd | * http://www.bogons.net/ * Email: [email protected] *