To catch a cable thief

March 2005
CED;Mar2005, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p16
Trade Publication
This article reports that new research from the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing (CTAM) suggests that operators must discard a one-size-fits-all approach to signal theft in favor of deterrence tactics that target specific groups based on how aggressive or passive they are in filching service. Cable theft is not a minor financial issue. According to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, signal theft costs the cable industry nearly $6.6 billion a year.


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