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- Hot spot: U.K. cable operators. // Advertising Age International;Mar1997, pI12
Focuses on the telephone service offered by cable operators in Great Britain as a marketing tool to lure subscribers. Criticism of British Telecom's profit of $5 billion.
- Cable and telephone industries in technology standoff. Brown, Stephen N. // Lightwave;Mar97, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p20
Focuses on the lack of competition between the cable and telephone industries in the United States. Failure of both industries to deploy fiber technology; Industries' development of product to maintain the technological status quo; Plans of the telephone industry to invest in asymmetric digital...
- LEC wireless CATV gets the go ahead. Mason, Charles F. // Telephony;9/6/93, Vol. 225 Issue 10, p9
Reports on the granting of permission by the Federal Communications Commission to local exchange carriers to offer wireless cable television (CATV) services within their territories. Offer of local multipoint distribution service by CellularVision; Bell Atlantic's intention to offer wireless...
- What's next for cable...pots and beyond. Karpinski, Richard // Telephony;7/25/94, Vol. 227 Issue 4, p24
Discusses cable television (CATV) operators' plans to enter the telephony market in the United States. Operational challenges; Multiple systems operators' (MSO) market strategy; Technical challenges; Options available to CATV operators; Personal communications services (PCS); Residential...
- Cable TV moves into telecom markets. Yokell, Larry J. // Business Communications Review;Nov94, Vol. 24 Issue 11, p43
Discusses the development of local telephony into the cable television industry. Effect on local exchange carriers (LECs) and interexchange carriers (IXCs); Effect of the Cable Communications Protection and Competition Act; Requirement of video dialtone rulings; Strategies for market entry. ...
- Dialing up cable telephony competition. Wells, Robert // Business Communications Review;Apr95, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p40
Focuses on plans of the American cable television industry to provide video telephony services to consumers. Moves of cable companies to telecommunication; Difference between multimedia and telecommunications services.
- Telephone companies keeping video in play. Dawson, Fred // Inter@ctive Week;07/21/97, Vol. 4 Issue 24, pI-10
Editorial. Comments on the efforts of telephone companies to get into the cable business. Experiments of telephone companies with building cable television (TV) networks; Statement from Brian Blevins, spokesman for GTE Corporation.
- Cutting through the maze. Pyle, Ken // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p30
Explains hybrid fiber/coax (HFC) technology which is seen as a clear path towards the integration of cable and telephony services. Service and growth needs; HFC history; Telephony-over-coax; Overlay system; Comparing coax and overlay; Alternatives to HFC.
- Competing or complementary technologies? Saltwick, Steve // Telephony;6/10/96, Vol. 230 Issue 24, p44
Addresses the issue of whether cable television and telephone networks are competing or complementary technologies. Telco options; Upgrading cable networks; Technology choices for residential multimedia services.