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BBC World News 16:9 Widescreen

BBC World News 16:9 Widescreen

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Copper Contributor SIMARLOW
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Apparently BBC World News is available in 16:9 Widescreen now, instead of 14:9 that is letterboxed into a 4:3 picture. Is it possible for FiOS to pick up the 16:9 feed?
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@SIMARLOW wrote:
Apparently BBC World News is available in 16:9 Widescreen now, instead of 14:9 that is letterboxed into a 4:3 picture. Is it possible for FiOS to pick up the 16:9 feed?
Yep! I thought Verizon was going to have all HD available. I know they have the room. I guess they will get what they can, when they can.
Copper Contributor SIMARLOW
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It's not an HD channel, but it's a widescreen one...I dont think it would cost Verizon to put the extra channel up...put it right on channel 607. They really should do it.
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Copper Contributor SIMARLOW
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So is there any chance of getting the 16:9 feed? They already have the 4:3 Channel, there is no reason why there shouldn't be a widescreen feed, bandwidth isn't an issue.
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Any updates on this?
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