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The Ashes Cricket on 9 HD picture quality

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Well the summer of cricket started today on Ch9 HD and it began with a pretty good bitrate of around 5 mbps mpeg4 on the HD channel in melbourne.

By the end of the day they had wound it back to around 4.2mbps mpeg4 which was quite visibly blocky by the last session of the day.


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2 minutes ago, Slattery said:


By the end of the day they had wound it back to around 4.2mbps




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Probably because the viewer numbers had dropped off and they had to give the bitrate back to their other channels...

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Gotcha.  So cricket wasn’t the only game being played...

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