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- Slow rollout for set-tops. // Broadcasting & Cable;10/31/94, Vol. 124 Issue 44, p69
Reports on General Instrument Corp.'s possible introduction of digital set-top cable boxes in the second half of 1995. Schedule of mass production; Technical elements affecting the digital decoder project.
- It's Lights Out for DCT-5000. Brown, Karen L. // Multichannel News;11/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p2
Reports that Motorola Inc. is retiring its DCT-5000 cable set-top box. Background on the creation of the set-top box; Features of the equipment; Factors responsible for its decreased popularity; Other products in the DCT-5000 series developed by the company.
- Voice over IP adds spice to cable modem services. Greene // Network World;11/30/98, Vol. 15 Issue 48, p6
Reports on Motorola's plan to introduce its multimedia terminal adapter (MTA) cable modem that allows cable television-based Internet service providers to offer voice over IP services. Features and functions of the MTA cable modem.
- Motorola Sets Digital Marketing Effort. Hogan, Monica // Multichannel News;7/15/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p98
Reports the creation of a digital-cable toolkit for operators from Motorola Inc. Application of the toolkit on individual system's digital service; Specifications of the toolkit; Plans of updating the materials.
- Cable not seduced by latest set-tops. Berger, Robin // Electronic Media;10/09/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 41, p17
Reports on the lukewarm reception given to cable set-top boxes launched by Scientific-Atlanta Inc. and Motorola Inc. Multiple system operators' satisfaction with earlier set-top models; Cost and software integration problems with newer models; Features of the Explorer 6000 and the DCT 50000...
- Motorola Moves Toward Full IP Switched Access. Baumgartner, Jeff // Multichannel News;10/23/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 43, p37
Reports that Motorola Broadband Communications Sector has introduced its Switched IP Access Internet Protocol-based telephony system for cable television companies as of October 23, 2000. Features and functions of the IP telephony system; Equipment and services included in the system.
- Set-top box buyer bows out. Levine, Shira // Telephony;06/16/97, Vol. 232 Issue 24, p37
Looks into the possible consequences of reports that General Instrument's NextLevel Systems division may have lost a major contract to competitor Scientific-Atlanta. Rogers Cablesystems' reported cancellation of an order for NextLevel's DCT-1000 digital set-top boxes, opting to deploy...
- Vendors Forge Provisioning Partnerships. Baumgartner, Jeff // Multichannel News;08/28/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 35, p36
Reports on the partnerships formed by cable equipment vendors Motorola Broadband Communications Sector and RiverDelta Networks Inc. with other companies. Companies that formed partnerships with Motorola and RiverDelta; Reason for the growing trend of consolidation among vendors; Competitors of...
- Next-Generation HD Cable Boxes Premiere. Tarr, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;5/17/2004, Vol. 19 Issue 11, p4
This article reports on cable boxes which integrates high definition digital video recorders and video-on-demand capability launched at the National Cable and Telecommunications Associations show held at New Orleans, Louisiana in 2004. Cable giants Motorola and Scientific Atlanta squared off...