Live Sports' Giant Leap

Umstead, R. Thomas
November 2005
Multichannel News;11/21/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p19
The article discusses the challenges faced by U.S. cable television networks in delivering live sports in high-definition (HD) television. According to cable network executives, despite the growth of the high-definition market they still have to choose when and where to deploy HD-ready production trucks to cover live sporting events. And, because of the massive quantity of live sports it is impossible for them to turn every game into an HD telecast.


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