[Novalug] Optimal internet speed for Netflix?
kkauffman at headfog.com
Sun Sep 12 22:51:36 EDT 2010
To amplify, 1080i is delivered, but I concur with Greg on 1080p not being
On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 22:26, greg pryzby <greg at pryzby.org> wrote:
> My understanding is there is NOTHING delivered to the US household
> that is 1080p via HD via cable today. That was after a long talk
> (maybe 2 years ago) with the tech and some people who should know.
> It isn't Blu-ray.
> We haven't moved to Netflix again. Thinking about it and dropping the
> movie channels. We watch recorded or 'on demand'. If you pay for the
> movie channels, you can watch most movies showing that month when you
> want. I only watch HD (well, I have probably watched 2 movies on 2+
> years in standard def)
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 9:46 PM, John Franklin <franklin at elfie.org> wrote:
> > I've been using Netflix streaming for five months or so. I've never seen
> it do 1080-anything. On occasion, I've gotten a 720p picture, but I suspect
> it's low-bitrate for 720p. This is with Comcast cable modem and a 802.11n
> wireless link to a PS3.
> > jf
> > On Sep 12, 2010, at 5:30 PM, Paul wrote:
> >> Hey all. We have 1.5mb DSL. Compared to DVD and HDTV OTA, On demand
> >> netflix quality is bad IMO. Does the quality go up with internet speed
> >> am guessing? If so, is there an optimal speed that would approach HD
> >> quality (1080p)? Also noticed it does not even give Dolby Digital
> >> Surround. Thanks.
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