“If you want to have the absolute best video and audio quality from a broadcast, better than cable, satellite and even fiber, then digital broadcasts provided free and over the air to an antenna is for you,” Anthony reports for iMore. “It gives you everything that is great about digital, and lets you avoid overly aggressive compression at the same time. So, where do you start?
“Back in 2009 in the United States (and 2011 in Canada), analog broadcasts were cut off and replaced with digital signal broadcasts,” Anthony reports. “The change gave the added benefits of a purely digital signal (that is, no more static once a “lock” is achieved), High Definition signals up to 1080i, 5.1 dolby digital surround sound, and multiple channel streams per broadcast frequency, each broadcasting different content. The digital signals that are provided over the air are the least compressed HD signal you can get in a broadcast and, as such provide, the best visual quality anywhere.”
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