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AT&T Prepping LTE-Broadcast Network for Video

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Sep 24, 2013, 2:01 PM

One Way?

Does this make sense when we seem to be heading towards video on demand being the norm. I get that broadcast still probably has decades to go, but it seems spending years on a one way broadcast platform seems like a waste of time.
It would mean then that AT&T could then use this to their advantage for TV services so they wouldn't have to lay the cable to your house just a LTE antenna inside the box of their TV receivers (so you move your box and not worry about cable). Also you...
This isn't for casual entertainment. For that, there's absolutely on-demand over the regular network.

But for certain other things, broadcast will always make sense. Things such as breaking live news, live sports events, etc. If a hundred people ar...
But my point is that even wired cable companies are pushing On-Demand, which requires a two way stream for ordering. This just seems like a too little too late service.
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