- Paving the Way for HDTV Via VOD. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;8/4/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 31, p4A
Focuses on two technologies for cable network in the U.S. as of August 4, 2003 namely, high definition television (HDTV) and video on demand (VOD). Impact of the convergence of HDTV and VOD on cable television viewing; Hurdles in placing HDTV content on VOD systems; Storage system used in the...
- Cable Operators Boost HDTV Availability. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;4/19/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p22
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) reported that more than 75 percent of U.S. television households can now receive high-definition television (HDTV) from their local cable operator, as of April 2004. According to revised NCTA data, 84 million U.S. homes are now passed...
- Cable/CE HDTV Pact: What You Should Know. Hamilton, Laura // Communications Technology;Feb2003, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the agreement made by cable operators and consumer electronics companies. Technical specifications used in the agreement; Terms of the agreement; Impact of the agreement on the transition to high definition television.
- At CES Cabler Rave Over HD. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;1/13/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p2
Reports on the appreciation of high-definition television (HDTV) services offered by the cable industry at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in January 2003 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Predictions regarding HDTV's success in coming years; Competition for cable executives due to...
- Cable's digital dilemma. Griggs, Robyn // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p150
Focuses on the United States-based cable industry's ambivalence about plans to provide high-definition television to consumers. Concerns about the possibility of digital must-carry rules; Cable companies' preference to use digital compression to squeeze more channels down the same coax.
- HDTV and more. Ciciora, Walter S. // CED;Jun2003, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p68
Focuses on the discussion on high definition television (HDTV) at the National Cable and Telecommunications Association. Appeal of HDTV to high-end subscribers; Advantages of HDTV; Political benefits of HDTV.
- Up-Converting the Nonbelievers. Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;3/4/2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p24
Comments on the digital technology packages offered by cable television operators in Washington, D.C. Complaints of some customers to their local cable franchise regulators; Possible debut of high-definition television in the area; Controversy over the availability of prime-time network shows...
- FCC Chairman Cajoled Cablers on HDTV Transition. Mundy, Alicia; Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);3/25/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 12, p7
Reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is pushing U.S. cable television networks toward high definition television (HDTV). Factor that influences the cable industry attitude to HDTV; Concern of the FCC and the U.S. Congress about the issue; Companies with HDTV plans.
- HDTV no problem, says cable. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;04/27/98, Vol. 128 Issue 18, p6
Cites the confidence of cable executives in the United States that their companies' digital set-top boxes will pass through all high-definition television signal formats to digital television sets without degrading the signal quality. Comments from Leo Hindery, president of the...