Comcast: Digital Simulcasts Soon
- Cable's Brewing Up a Simulcast Storm. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;5/23/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 21, p73
Focuses on the initiatives of the cable industry to implement digital simulcast architectures in the U.S. in 2005. Plan of Comcast Corp. to launch digital simulcast; Influence of competitive pressure on the decision of cable providers to offer digital simulcast; Technological applications need...
- Comcast Keeps Making Digital Gains. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;05/08/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p174
Reports on the continued growth of the digital television subscriber base of Comcast Corp. during the first quarter of 2000. Digital cable's warding off of direct-broadcast satellite penetration; Financial performance.
- Comcast Execs Vow to Keep Pedal to Metal. Hogan, Monica // Multichannel News;09/18/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 38, p16
Reports on the plan of Comcast Corp. to re-invest its digital-cable revenue. Launching of two products yearly; Acquisitions made by the company; Investment in rebuilds.
- Comcast to launch digital in Philly. Colman, Price // Broadcasting & Cable;10/20/97, Vol. 127 Issue 43, p57
Highlights Comcast Corp.'s launch of its digital television (TV) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Total number of channels of digital programming offered by Comcast; Comcast's interest in digital as an offensive strategy intended to generate new revenue; Pricing for Comcast's digital TV.
- Bay Area Gets Weatherscan Carriage. // Multichannel News;11/24/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p6
Reports on the launch of Weatherscan local weather service by Comcast Corp. in California in November 2003. Areas in which the services will be available; Number of digital television subscribers in the area which may avail the service as of November 2003; Benefits of subscribing the local...
- Cable's Got an Idea. Jessell, Harry A. // Broadcasting & Cable;6/16/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 24, p49
Cable operators led by Comcast Corp. are toying with the idea of an all-digital cable system so they can take full advantage of the efficiency of new technology. In the same bandwidth needed to transmit one analog television (TV) channel, they can transmit several digital TV channels. Cable...
- Shoot-out: ATSC vs DVB. Nolan, Dermot // TVB Europe;May99, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p1
Reports the market competition between ATSC and DVB-T broadcasting systems in providing digital terrestrial television services in Great Britain and the United States. Reasons why Australia chose the digital television (DTV) systems of DVB-T; Technical coverage of DTV in London; Services...
- The risk of delaying your digital buildout. Saladin, Jim // Broadcast Engineering;Jan2000, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p36
Discusses the risks of delaying digital television (DTV) buildout. Technical advantage of filing early for DTV construction permits; Total factory sales of digital television sets; Significance of DTV transition; Business advantages of converting to digital.
- Digital ad insertion systems move toward `pico-marketing'. Vittore, Vince // America's Network;11/01/95, Vol. 99 Issue 21, p14
Reports on the emergence of digital advertising insertion systems in the United States that allow advertisers to target specific households and customers. Benefits systems for video network companies competing with cable television companies; Companies that have launched digital insertion...