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In article <QoQye.6186$kM5.5417@trndny05>, "RobR" <email@example.com>
> I called customer retention last night to get my free HBO and Showtime
> until they figured out if the HDtivo would work with the new bird. They say
> plan on going live with it on Aug 1st, but have no idea if the MP4 streams
> require new hardware or if it's something that can be fixed in software with
> a new
> codec. The launch is looming pretty close, very surprised they still don't
> answers to this question.
Thats a crock. You dont spend a billion dollars on a launch and not know
exactly what will work.
MPEG4 requires hardware upgrade given the (relatively) slow processors
and small amount of memory in existing receivers.