Bargain boxes

Baumgartner, Jeff
September 2004
CED;Sep2004, Vol. 30 Issue 9, p22
Trade Publication
Reports on some obstcales faced by the cable industry in adopting all-digital boxes supporting advanced elements such as digital video recording. Resistance of cable subscribers to having any type of device on their television set; Need to figure out a financially feasible way to deal with all the cable outlets; Price of all-digital box; Development of a Digital Cable Adapter, a small, two-tuner 'set back' device; Method for operators to run dual conditional access systems. INSET: A billion here, a billion there -- the moving costs of the....


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