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New Pace Free to Air Box

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[updated:LAST EDITED ON 18-Jan-02 AT 11:00 PM (GMT)]Quote from Pace Web Site

The DTR500 is a uniquely styled, high performance solution with simple but optimum functionality - designed as a key enabler for the migration of the 3/4Billion analogue television homes worldwide. Representing the 3rd generation of Pace Digital Terrestrial receivers, the DTR500 includes a large choice of software options including conditional access technologies, applications and an Electronic Program Guide. It also offers consumer transparent over-air software upgrade capability ensuring maximum product life

http://www.pace.co.uk/paceproducts/product.asp?section=DT&product=170

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I would say as much as they think it needs to and still be competitive.

Trouble with all of these type of press releases, they tell you very little.

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3/4 billion analogue TVs worldwide ?

Does not mention that

1) quite a few of these would already have digital STBs connected (DVB- T started quite a few years ago in other parts of the world)
2) Some of these are secodary sets and would be unlikely to be upgraded to digital once analogue is turned off

Sure the TV industry is still making and selling analogue sets, I dont think Ive seen a true digital TV set as yet, everyone passing through here has a standard tuner built in (not much point in removing it while transmissions are still available - in a similar way to a plethora of digital /analogue receivers being sold).
 

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When someone is brave enought to make a purely digital TV, the prices should start coming down, provided people buy it.

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