- What prevents cable TV from taking off in Brazil? Reis // Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media;Summer99, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p399
Probes the reason preventing cable television from taking off in Brazil. Pervasiveness of broadcast television in Brazil; Discussion of telecommunications policies; Overview of Brazilian broadcast TV's programming; Brazilian's reluctance to adopt emerging technologies.
- SAMPLING OF TECH TERMS FROM EMERGING TECH '04. Ellis, Leslie // Multichannel News;1/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p36
Discusses technology terms from the 2004 Emerging Technologies conference of the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers in the U.S. All-digital cable network; Midsplit cable bandwidth; Advanced Television Systems Committee Cable Applications Platform.
- All this hand-wringing over DVRs misses a key point: They can be good for cable. Cistola, Jenifer // Cable World (10427228);3/31/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 13, p44
Comments on the concerns regarding the effect of digital video recording (DVR) devices on cable television business. Security of DVR; Commercial viewing habits of DVR users; Benefits of DVR in cable television business.
- TALKBACK. Litman, Peter; Bucholz, Steve; Stogner, Charlie // Multichannel News;6/16/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 24, p38
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles published in previous issues, including "Policing the bandwidth pigs" on the June 9, 2008 issue, Verizon's service in the New York market and cable operators' opposition against leased-access programming.
- Cable MSOs prepare for triple play services. Fuller, Meghan // Lightwave;Nov2005, Vol. 22 Issue 11, p39
The article reports that traditional telephone carriers and the cable multiple systems operators (MSO) in the U.S. are squaring off in an attempt to wrest customers away from each other. Both are entering the triple play arena, the MSOs through the addition of voice services and the...
- The On-Demand Continuum. Necessary, Steven // Communications Technology;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p56
Comments on issues related to the on-demand content technology in relation to the cable television industry. Expansion of continuum of on-demand video services; Details of subscription video-on-demand and free-on-demand services; Appeal of advertising on demand in the form of the long format ad.
- Brit cable tries to play with big boys. Boehm, Erich // Variety;03/03/97, Vol. 366 Issue 5, p57
Looks at the challenges being faced by British cable industry as it competes with the big boys of British television and telecommunications. Formidable adversary in British Telecom; Emergence of digital terrestrial television as another added problem; Inability of the cable industry to compete...
- `We Don't Have to Care, We're the Cable Company.' Aufderheide, Pat // Progressive;Jan91, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p28
The article considers care and concern abuses within the U.S. cable industry. Cable looks like a luxury compared with broadcast television, but not to the residents of Madelia, Minnesota, a rural community where the only signals that come in clearly come through cable wires, And not to residents...
- Setting the Table for 'Wideband' Modems. Spangler, Todd // Multichannel News;6/11/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 24, p53
The article reports on the efforts of cable operators in the U.S. to cross the 100-Megabyte-per-second (Mbps) Internet connection threshold. Some analysts believe that a 100-Mbps tier could soon be a marketing priority for cable operators in markets where telecommunication companies have kicked...