REWINDING THE YEAR IN TECHNOLOGY
- IFC boosting subs by at least 5 mil. Dempsey, John // Daily Variety;05/08/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 49, p15
Reports the cable-carriage agreements of Chuck Dolan's Independent Film Channel with Time Warner Cable, Adelphia Communications and Paul Allen's Charter Communications in the United States.
- Israel: Russian spoken here. Levy, Sasha // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;8/14/2001, Vol. 369 Issue 29, p44
Reports the acceptance of bids to operate a Russian-language cable channel by Council for Cable and Satellite Broadcasting in Tel-Aviv, Israel. Plan of Nash Canal to invest and broadcast in cable channel; Commitment of Vash Tele-Canal for investment of eight hours broadcasting; Details on the...
- Cable Ops Should Consider the Outsource. Bradner, Larry // Multichannel News;03/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 13, p57
Asserts that cable operators in the United States, should consider outsourcing their services to keep pace with the changes in the cable market. Challenges that cable operators face in the complex interactive marketplace; Expense to retaining the ownership of the service function; Future of the...
- Armstrong Beats Bushes for Suitors. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;8/13/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 33, p2
Focuses on the search of chairman C. Michael Armstrong for bidders for their AT&T Broadband cable unit. Possible alliance between Walt Disney Co. and AT&T Broadband; Lists of possible bidders; Conditions in the deal on AT&T Broadband.
- Cable ready for the big squeeze. Scully, Sean // Broadcasting & Cable;4/19/93, Vol. 123 Issue 16, p52
Discusses the readiness of the cable industry to roll out its compression technology in response to the challenge from direct-broadcast satellite. Moving Picture Experts Group (MPEG) video standard; Advance orders of equipment from five systems; Development of cable industry compression system.
- 500 channels of what??? Goldbreg, Lee // Electronic Design;10/25/94, Vol. 42 Issue 22, p20
Focuses on 500-channel cable television systems. Criticisms on video-on-demand services offered by cable networks; Alternative applications of 500-channel cable systems.
- CATV tackles its two-way conundrum. Karpinski, Richard // Telephony;10/18/93, Vol. 225 Issue 16, p18
Focuses on the two-way communication needs of the cable television industry. Subsplit return band; Effect of off-air interference sources on return communications; Laying of two coaxial cables in the distribution network; Time Warner's use of the high end of the spectrum.
- VCTV reports high use, satisfaction rates. Bernier, Paula // Telephony;11/29/93, Vol. 225 Issue 22, p3
Reports on the results of the Viewer Controlled Cable Television test conducted by AT&T, Tele-Communications Inc. (TCI) and US West. Average movies a month watched by the participants; Number of participants in the trial; Systems provided by AT&T for the trial; Facilities provided by TCI and...
- Combining apples and oranges: The modern fiber/coax network. Pinkham, Rick // Telephony;2/7/94, Vol. 226 Issue 6, p28
Discusses the importance of feeder plants for determining network capabilities in telephony, multimedia and video-on-demand. Functions of the feeder plants in a fiber/coax network; Estimated percentage of network failures caused by active devices; Time Warner Cable's experiments with a fiber...