Originally Posted by aaronwt
I know it depends on the area, but in mine there is an obvious difference. Anytime there is a fast pan, fast movement, or bright flash, the Comcast picture will break up like crazy. Of course you still have some issues with the FiOS picture, but nothing like what happens on Comcast around here. When the video is over compressed you get more blocking artifacts. And when my 75+ year old mom can even notice the difference, it is very obvious.
Definitely dependent on area, because I don't see this with Comcast here. There are certain channels subject to this (NBC and NBCSN, mainly) but I think the source is at fault here, not Comcast, because you see the same effects with NBC OTA. Comcast pic quality is excellent in my area.