Comcast's DTV Triple Play

Hearn, Ted
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p6
This article focuses on cable companies. Comcast Corp. is indicating that market forces alone could prompt the country's largest cable company to carry three versions of a single broadcast-TV signal on a voluntary basis. Comcast included the carriage scenario in letter to the Federal Communications Commission that was primarily devoted to rebutting claims by NBC and other broadcasters that $85 billion cable spent on digital upgrades will easily accommodate multiple programming streams generated by a single DTV station.


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