Retail Tales of Success
- Cable Companies Make Pitch for HD. King, Danny // Television Week;11/10/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 29, p13
This article deals with the promotion efforts of cable companies for their high-definition (HD) offering. Comcast, whose 24.4 million customers make it the largest U.S. cable service, has been the most aggressive at pitching its HD services. Comcast said it would give its subscribers 1,000 HD...
- TECHNOLOGY EDITOR DISCOVERS HIGH DEF ON CABLE TV. Antonoff, Michael // Sound & Vision;Oct2002, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p116
Talks about the installation of high definition television (HDTV) service offered through Time Warner Cable in New York. Problems with high definition television-capable Scientific Atlanta 2000HD box; Features of the 3100HD cable box; Channels covered by cable-HDTV; Description of movies shown...
- CHARTER ENTERS HDTV PICTURE. Schultz, Christopher // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p8
Reports that Charter Communications Inc. is joining the ranks of cable operators using their bandwidth to embrace high-definition television (HDTV). Areas in the U.S. where Charter will make HDTV available to subscribers during the second quarter of 2002; Charter customers who will be able to...
- Case Closed. // CableFAX Daily;11/3/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 214, p1
The article reports on the decision of NBCU to add a high definition simulcast to its suspense/mystery cable channel Sleuth in the U.S. in late 2006. Time Warner Cable is its first affiliate which will offer all its digital services. The channel will feature shows such as "Miami Vice" and "The...
- TWICE Special Report: Retailing Digital Cable. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;8/18/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 17, p1
Provides an update on the cable business in the U.S. as of August 2003. Arrival of high-definition cable television equipment and services in retail stores; Impact of the arrivals on cable business.
- Cable's digital dilemma. Griggs, Robyn // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p150
Focuses on the United States-based cable industry's ambivalence about plans to provide high-definition television to consumers. Concerns about the possibility of digital must-carry rules; Cable companies' preference to use digital compression to squeeze more channels down the same coax.
- HDTV and more. Ciciora, Walter S. // CED;Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p68
Focuses on the discussion on high definition television (HDTV) at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association. Appeal of HDTV to high-end subscribers; Advantages of HDTV; Political benefits of HDTV.
- Up-Converting the Nonbelievers. Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;3/4/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p24
Comments on the digital technology packages offered by cable television operators in Washington, D.C. Complaints of some customers to their local cable franchise regulators; Possible debut of high-definition television in the area; Controversy over the availability of prime-time network shows...
- FCC Chairman Cajoled Cablers on HDTV Transition. Mundy, Alicia; Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p7
Reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing U.S. cable television networks toward high definition television (HDTV). Factor that influences the cable industry attitude to HDTV; Concern of the FCC and the U.S. Congress about the issue; Companies with HDTV plans.