Observer

why does roku4 twc app play more channels in HD than the cable box?

i noticed the twc app on roku 4 plays many more channels in hd than the actual cable box?  

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Expert

Re: why does roku4 twc app play more channels in HD than the cable box?

What tiers?

What cable box?

 

Observer

Re: why does roku4 twc app play more channels in HD than the cable box?

dcx3600m.  

Observer

Re: why does roku4 twc app play more channels in HD than the cable box?

i have the top tier.  for instance some premiums are not in hd on box but on roku they are

Expert

Re: why does roku4 twc app play more channels in HD than the cable box?

Different sources... Encrypted qam video vs. IPtv stream over the net

 You will probably get better quality on the Roku as it's not as compressed as on cable qam...

An antenna on a digital tv broadcast channel still beats all the above for live sports....