Maybe I missed it, but I didn't see any mention of FM vs DAB quality. Even
if the coverage is (eventually) there, if the quality isn't as good then I
don't see 50% of the population switching to DAB any time soon.


On Thu, Jan 29, 2009 at 16:31, Brian Butterworth <briant...@freeview.tv>wrote:

> In the box on page 34, the second table has no headings.  Nowhere does it
> mention the 'planned coverage' is for 2030.   And best of all...
> "N.B. Comparing analogue FM to DAB coverage is not straightforward due to
> the individual characteristics of each platform and it is necessary to
> measure the performance in different ways ... current coverage of DAB on
> local commercial multiplexes varies considerably."
>
> 2009/1/29 Brian Butterworth <briant...@freeview.tv>
>
> I'm quite impressed by the way that the whole DAB+ issue has become a box
>> about the boring sounding European 'Digital Radio Receivers Profiles' on
>> page 33.  Strange way to write a long-term plan if you ask me.
>>
>> 2009/1/29 Jim Tonge <jim_d_to...@yahoo.co.uk>
>>
>> And plenty not to:
>>> (page 22)
>>> "On the same basis, the Government has yet to see a case for legislation
>>> in favour of
>>> net neutrality. In consequence, unless Ofcom find network operators or
>>> ISPs to have
>>> Significant Market Power and justify intervention on competition grounds,
>>> traffic
>>> management will not be prevented."
>>>
>>> At least I'll be able to get to the quality at AOL news faster...
>>>
>>> Jim
>>>
>>> On 29 Jan 2009, at 15:27, Brian Butterworth wrote:
>>>
>>> A lot to enjoy here...
>>>
>>> "Our plans for the level of service which we believe should be universal.
>>> We anticipate this consideration will include options up to 2Mb/s."
>>>
>>>
>>> http://www.dcms.gov.uk/images/publications/digital_britain_interimreportjan09.pdf
>>>
>>> Brian Butterworth
>>>
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>>> switchover advice, since 2002
>>>
>>>
>>>  Jim
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>>
>> Brian Butterworth
>>
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>>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Brian Butterworth
>
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