Cable Plays Catch-Up TO SATELLITE'S DIVERSE FARE
- Digital satellite systems vs. cable. // USA Today Magazine;Jun95, Vol. 123 Issue 2601, p2
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- The `C' in C-band stands for choice. // Popular Electronics;May96, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p22
Discusses the capabilities of C-band communications satellites. Distribution of various programming by the networks that viewers can tape; Profusion of electronic news gathering on the C-band; Variety in audio subcarriers; Quality that satellite can deliver.
- A plethora of programming. // Popular Electronics;May96, Vol. 13 Issue 5, p23
Reports on the variety of programming options that C-band communications satellites bring. Distribution of programming by different packagers; Basic cable services and premium channels offered by Ultraview; Access to multiplexed and multiple feeds.
- Too many channels becomes burden. Townson, Don // Variety;09/20/99, Vol. 376 Issue 5, p47
Provides information on the increasing number of cable networks and satellite channels in Vancouver, British Columbia. List of cable subscribers that are grumbling about added costs for services; Comments from Star! general manager Marcia Martin; Implication of the proliferation of cable...
- Cable's identity crisis. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;07/26/99, Vol. 129 Issue 31, p25
Reports on highlights of the 1999 convention of the Cable and Telecommunications Association for Marketing. AT&T Broadband and Internet Services president Leo Hindery's speech on the negative image of cable television; Positive consequences of consolidation; Expansion of services provided by...
- Modem customers satisfied, says study. // Broadcasting & Cable;12/06/99, Vol. 129 Issue 50, p52
Reports on the finding that cable modem customers in the United States are satisfied with their service according to the Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing. Percentage of customers who have recommended the service to friends or relatives; Appreciation of the unlimited online...
- VOD: Hot and ready to serve. // CED;Jul2000, Vol. 26 Issue 7, p26
Focuses on the growth of competitiveness of the video-on-demand (VOD) technology in the cable television industry of the United States. VOD plans of multi-channel service organization Time Warner Cable, Insight Communications and Cox Communications; Potential use of satellites to reduce costs...
- Cable Looks to Heavens. Brown, Peter J. // Broadcasting & Cable;11/18/2002, Vol. 132 Issue 47, p44
Focuses on the services like digital television, video-on-demand and high definition television, offered by the cable television operators and its impact on satellite distribution system. Discussion on other developments in the field; Views expressed by various broadcasters on the services...
- DISH Network Boasts 33% Q3 Revenue Rise. // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;11/05/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 25, p10
Reports an increase in the total revenue for the broadcast stellite of the DISH Network system in Littleton, Colorado.