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- Learning Curve. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;2/28/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 9, p16
Features Kyle McSlarrow, chief of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association. Lack of work experience in the cable television industry; Defense by McSlarrow on cable's exemption from indecency restrictions; Similarity between energy and cable industries.
- Canadians: Different, Yet Same As Us. O'Brien, Greg // Multichannel News;8/29/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 35, p33
Compares the cable television industries of the U.S. and Canada. Differences between the regulatory agencies of the two industries; Innovations in the cable television industry; Number of subscribers of Rogers Cable as of August 2005.
- `We Don't Have to Care, We're the Cable Company.' Aufderheide, Pat // Progressive;Jan91, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
The article considers care and concern abuses within the U.S. cable industry. Cable looks like a luxury compared with broadcast television, but not to the residents of Madelia, Minnesota, a rural community where the only signals that come in clearly come through cable wires, And not to residents...
- NCTA: Cable Is Losing Market Share. Brady, Shirley // Cable World (10427228);8/5/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 30, p17
Reports on the decline in market share of the cable television and telecommunication industry in the U.S. according to a report by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association. Rate of decline in market share; Number of cable subscribers in June 2002; Response of the Satellite...
- Cable Ã la carte: Pay per channel. // Consumer Reports;Jun2004, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p61
Asserts that television cable companies are price-gouging and underserving consumers in the U.S. Annual increases of cable television service payments experienced by cable consumers; Suggested solution to the problem; Views of the Consumers Union.
- Competition. // CableFAX Daily;2/13/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 29, p1
Reports on the competition in the cable industry in the U.S. in 2006. Decline in cable subscription in 2005; Response of cable operators to the increase in competition; Effect of the increase in competition on consumers.
- Cable channel sales president hands content control over to consumers. Stanley, T. L. // Advertising Age;5/23/2005, Vol. 76 Issue 21, p140
Reports on the launch of the San Francisco, California-based startup cable channel Current, which offers consumer content control, as of May 2005. Factors that led the cable channel to offer content control to their consumers; Services being offered by the cable channel; Estimated number of...
- Grappling With Millennial Age. Egan, Michael // Multichannel News;11/15/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 43, p33
The article presents the author's views on the reasons why consumers tend to disconnect cable connection. He interviews these consumers and found out that the disconnection of the cable was due to their thinking that the value of basic cable and a set-top box justifies a price of 65 dollars or...
- Expo Turns 25. Fawaz, Marwan // Communications Technology;Mar2008, Vol. 25 Issue 3, p49
The article offers information about the activities and major events instore for the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) Cable-Tec Expo 2008 on June 24 to 27, 2008 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It will be held in conjunction with the...