FREESAT BOX ES AND RECEIVERS MUST COMPLY TO THE FOLLOWING;
To be compatible with the BBC's HD stream, a set-top box must comply with the following:
It must have an HDTV logo, to show that it has one of two digital connection types, HDMI or DVI, and supports HDCP, the specification used to protect digital content.
It can be demonstrated to decode the BBC's MPEG-4 HD stream.
It decodes both DVB-S and DVB-S2 transmissions.
It can recognise both the current and future values of HD service type used in the UK and the rest of Europe.
As more and more information is released we will update this blog to keep abreast of the contstant changes needed for FREESAT BOXES and RECEIVERS.