Sky q and freesat
On Tuesday, 28 November 2017 18:45:25 UTC, Andy Burns wrote:
once everyone has Skyq, there will be no use for the SkyHD
transponders so they will be turned off so you'll have to get a
Humax(eg)box to get on the freesat platform.
Or am I missing something...
I don't think there are "Q" transponders and "HD" transponders, it's
just that a Q LNB/Box doesn't need to switch between four combinations
of high/low band and horz/vert polarisation.
The LNB has one output for the whole horz band and another for the whole
Indeed - it is a sort of lock in.
Quite soon they will use fibre optic in the mass market and this does all four blocks in one go.