- Fiber plays an increasing role in CATV. Hecht, Jeff // Laser Focus World;Mar2003, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p65
Reports on network upgrades which are reshaping the cable television architecture. Spread of broadband Internet access; Premium video services; Confusion in high-definition television trends; Overbuilding of telecommunication infrastructure.
- It's a broadband world, and we got there by giving consumers what they want. Sachs, Robert // Cable World (10427228);6/9/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 23, p90
Comments on issues in the cable television industry in the U.S. Role of cable in encouraging digital revolution; Details on the deployment of high-speed Internet access; Information on high-definition television, broadband services offered by the cable industry.
- Cablers Want No More Kutztowns. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;6/9/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p56
The article discusses issues concerning the establishment of a municipal cable plant at Kutztown, Pennsylvania, as of June 9, 2003. The borough's broadband operation was built to compete against an established commercial cable operator Service Electric Cable TV, that already offered up-to-date...
- 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...
- Cable in the crosshairs. Mundy, Alicia; Consoli, John; Cooper, Jim // MediaWeek;05/04/98, Vol. 8 Issue 18, p4
Focuses on the issues related to cable television being addressed in the US Congress. Likelihood of regulation of cable rates; Questions on how high definition broadcast television (HDTV) will be carried on cable; Rumors concerning an agreement between television networks and cable operators on...