Originally Posted by mcbeevee
D* is planning to keep the mpeg-2 HD channels (70-79) around for a while, so the customers with older equipment can still get a few channels in HD. They will probably start requiring the new mpeg-4 equipment sometime in 2008.
ok, cool. So I can delete all the "70's" channels that I'll be getting duplicates of elsewhere. I read where the quality of mpeg-4 channels will suffer until D* completely does away with the mpeg-2 channels. True?