Network DVR Comes Cheaper Than Thought

Stump, Matt
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p43
The article reports on the low cost of network digital video recorder (DVR) service according to Richard Doherty, an analyst with Seaford, New York-based Envisioning Group. Doherty states than network DVR service could amount less than $100 per home, compared to the $300 or more it costs to put a DVR in each household. Cablevision announced plans for a network-based digital video recording test, where it would provide 80 gigabytes of storage. Cablevision also plans to buy server hardware and software from Arroyo Video Solutions to launch its DVR test.


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