TITLE

18 DAYS TO CABLECARD: HOW MANY?

AUTHOR(S)
Ellis, Leslie
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;6/14/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 24, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the lack of exact data on the market demand for CableCARD, cards for people who want a premium/scrambled video service on their digital cable-ready television (TV). Significance of knowing the exact number of cable cards that will be needed; Companies that are readying digital TV with CableCARD receptacles; Concerns about the launch of CableCARD.
ACCESSION #
13407821

 

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