No-Frills Set-Top On Tap

Spangler, Todd
January 2007
Multichannel News;1/1/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p21
The article discusses the creation of the virtual company, Beyond Broadband Technology (BBT), by independent cable operators in order to design their own low-cost set-top boxes. BBT, which is formed by Buford Media Group LLC, Tele-Media Broadband and WinDBreak Cable Co., aims to develop a $35 box that would support both analog and digital service to let operators reclaim bandwidth from the analog tier. The box also incorporates downloadable security features.


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