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- As HD Grows, Job of Explaining It Does, Too. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;7/21/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 29, p16
Highlights the need for television programmers and distributors to communicate benefits of high-definition (HD) television to consumers. Number of homes in the U.S. with HD television sets; HD as direct revenue source for some cable television networks; Marketing efforts to boost HD televisions.
- 500 HD CHOICES, COMCAST DECLARES. Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;5/26/2008, Vol. 138 Issue 21, p23
The article reports that Comcast Corp. in the U.S. has boasted its 500 on-demand programming choices in high definition (HD) including movies and television shows. The proclamation shows that the country's largest cable operator is following through the "Project Infinity" initiative to expand...
- Horror Channel Tries to Scare Up Carriage. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/28/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 13, p38
Reports on the programming line up planned by cable network HorrorNetwork in the U.S. for 2006. Target market; Background on the revenues generated by horror motion pictures in theaters; Collaboration of the network with providers of high definition television services.
- VOOM gives the world its HD. Romanek, Neal // TVB Europe;Dec2007, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p36
The article reports on the high-definition (HD) programming offered by VOOM HD Networks company in Europe. It states that the HD content is distributed to various cable operators inside and outside the country through a 1080i HD format and 5.1 Dolby Digital sound. The company stresses that the...
- Cable's digital dilemma. Griggs, Robyn // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p150
Focuses on the United States-based cable industry's ambivalence about plans to provide high-definition television to consumers. Concerns about the possibility of digital must-carry rules; Cable companies' preference to use digital compression to squeeze more channels down the same coax.
- HDTV and more. Ciciora, Walter S. // CED;Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p68
Focuses on the discussion on high definition television (HDTV) at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association. Appeal of HDTV to high-end subscribers; Advantages of HDTV; Political benefits of HDTV.
- Up-Converting the Nonbelievers. Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;3/4/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p24
Comments on the digital technology packages offered by cable television operators in Washington, D.C. Complaints of some customers to their local cable franchise regulators; Possible debut of high-definition television in the area; Controversy over the availability of prime-time network shows...
- FCC Chairman Cajoled Cablers on HDTV Transition. Mundy, Alicia; Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p7
Reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing U.S. cable television networks toward high definition television (HDTV). Factor that influences the cable industry attitude to HDTV; Concern of the FCC and the U.S. Congress about the issue; Companies with HDTV plans.
- HDTV no problem, says cable. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;04/27/98, Vol. 128 Issue 18, p6
Cites the confidence of cable executives in the United States that their companies' digital set-top boxes will pass through all high-definition television signal formats to digital television sets without degrading the signal quality. Comments from Leo Hindery, president of the...