Ops Think 'Switch' Can Cure Bandwidth Blues

Kuhl, Craig
August 2006
Multichannel News;8/28/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 34, p18
The article focuses on the emergence of switched digital video in the cable television industry. Based on a Leichtman Research Group report, 60 percent of all digital cable subscribers have used video-on-demand (VOD) services while VOD orders are up 33 percent since 2005. The importance of switched digital in expanding the bandwidth to allow more channels and services is increasing. There is a possibility that Moving Picture Experts Group technology could impact switched digital from a competitive standpoint.


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