Microsoft Could Boost PC Video in '06
- VOLUME CONTROL. // Multichannel News;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p14
Presents comments from readers on issues and events related to the multi-channel communication industry in the U.S. Move of DirecTV that would make it a formidable competitor of EchoStar; High cost of WiMax spectrum in the U.S.; Explanation that wireless speed will make wireless offerings by...
- Martin's 70/70 Plan 'Untenable' // Multichannel News;11/19/2007, Vol. 27 Issue 46, p39
An excerpt from a research note about the 70/70 rule of the Cable Communication Act of 1984, published by Craig Moffett, is presented.
- Microsoft is long way from cable takeover. Hall, Lee // Electronic Media;11/10/97, Vol. 16 Issue 46, p3
Focuses on the efforts of Microsoft to enter the cable industry in the United States (U.S). Amount of money company has spent to enter this market; Experts' advice to persons who are worried about Microsoft's takeover of the cable industry; Percentage of market held by the top cable companies...
- Standing up to Microsoft. Mitchell, Russ; Mallory, Maria // U.S. News & World Report;12/22/97, Vol. 123 Issue 24, p37
Discusses how three cable giants issued a pre-emptory declaration of independence from Microsoft in December 1997. Excerpt from the statement, which was given by Leo J. Hindery Jr., chief executive officer of Tele-Communications Inc., at a cable industry convention in California; How Hindery...
- Microsoft Lands First IPG Subs. Brown, Karen // Multichannel News;12/16/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 50, p6
Reports that computer company Microsoft Corp. has launched its interactive programming guide (IPG) with the signing of a deal with two Oregon-based cable operators. Cable operators involved in the deal; Utility of Microsoft's IPG; Upgradations proposed for the IPG.
- Little cable impact from Microsoft. Menezes // Multichannel News;11/15/99, Vol. 20 Issue 47, p3
Speculates on the chances of Microsoft Corp.'s broadband cable ambitions in the light of the setback it suffered in its antitrust case. Possible impact of its plans on the cable television industry of the United States; Deployments of platform for digital set-top boxes and cable headends; No...
- Wireless Is Academic:. // CableFAX Daily;4/10/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 69, p3
Reports on the plan of Comcast to offer wireless integration in its cable television subscription cited during the Academic Seminar in the U.S. Factors that influenced the company to use the technology.
- CABLE NEXT CRUSADE. Kuhl, Craig // CED;Mar2006, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p20
The article reports that the U.S. cable industry is adding wireless service in addition to its video, voice and data to comprise the much coveted quadruple play. Industry insiders feel that it is a natural extension of the cable service bundle. Although in its infancy the integration of wireless...
- VOLUME CONTROL. // Multichannel News;1/16/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p20
The article presents statements from some people about network negotiations. According to Jim Durbin of Recruiting.com, Dish [Network] is counting on the 76 percent figure to make Lifetime look greedy. Mr. Viddy of Le Petite Morte gave some thoughts on lowering cable television rates.