TITLE

CableCards: Waste of time

AUTHOR(S)
M. R.
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
CED;Dec2007, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the mandate of the Federal Communications Commission to use CableCards, a plug-in card approximately the size of a credit card that allows consumers to view and record digital cable television in the U.S. According to the National Cable & Telecommunication Association, the FCC mandate gives customers them no direct benefits in return. It is said that most of the cable industry considers the CableCard an expensive, time-wasting, clumsy solution.
ACCESSION #
27660836

 

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