TITLE

Greased poles and velvet ropes

AUTHOR(S)
Ludington
PUB. DATE
January 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;01/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 2, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents lessons from the history of the cable television industry which can be used in the development of broadband communication systems. Potential services which can be delivered over cable; Time needed for turning technology into a financially capable and reliable customer service; Issues which need to considered in the development of the broadband network.
ACCESSION #
2731990

 

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