Retail mentality sinks in with cable

Kuhl, Craig
January 2000
Multichannel News;01/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p41
Highlights the emergence of a mentality among cable television operators that centers on the retailing of products and technologies to consumers. Proliferation of cable-modem certifications; Availability of advanced services; Cable equipment makers' nurturing of relationships with retail chains.


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