CHANNELING THE FUTURE
- Avoiding the proprietary path. Jeff-Baumgartner // CED;Jun2006, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p3
In this article, the author expresses concern over the reluctance of the cable industry in adopting new innovations. The cable industry was slow to adopt digital video recording and portable media. It allowed the Distributed Base Station to take the initiative on both. Recently cable television...
- Comcast gets into PPV-event. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p24
Provides updates related to pay-per-view (PPV) programming. Plans of Comcast Corp. Original Programming division to produce PPV concerts and events; Goal of Comcast Corp. to generate revenue and promote In Demand brand; Agreement of TVKO with cable and direct-broadcast satellite distributors...
- Basic launch for Philadelphia sports channel. Petrozzello, Donna // Broadcasting & Cable;09/15/97, Vol. 127 Issue 38, p81
Focuses on Comcast/Spectator's decision to launch its regional sports channel SportsNet for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-area subscribers as a basic cable network. Reason for the move; Reaction by some cable operators to the move; Features of the SportsNet channel; Comment by Andrew Walton,...
- Comcast's 105 wideband tier in front of 40M homes. // CED;May/Jun2011, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p8
The article reports on the launch of DOCSIS 3.0-based Extreme 105 tier by Comcast Corp. in April 2011 in the U.S.
- Comcast to start new minority-owned cable channels. // Chicago Citizen - Chicago Weekend Edition;2/29/2012, Vol. 42 Issue 8, p4
The article presents information on the launch four new minority-owned cable channels in forthcoming two years by cable operator and home Internet service provider Comcast.
- AMBITIONS DENT STOX. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;2/2/2007, Vol. 294 Issue 26, p4
The article reports on the statement of cable company Comcast Corp. on its spending plans for 2007 in the U.S. Comcast emphasizes that it had reserved $5.7 billion for capital expenditure, which increases the rollout of services such as high-definition video. The company also expects revenue to...
- Educational TV program will feature general aviation. Gilbert, Gordon A. // Business & Commercial Aviation;Feb1994, Vol. 74 Issue 2, p28
Reports on the scheduled airing of the television program entitled `Aviation Technology...Taking Off Into the Future' during the `Business Today' television series on the Discovery Channel network. Featured topics; Manufacturers presenting topics.
- Infomercials evolve as major firms join successful format. Rubel, Chad // Marketing News;1/2/95, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p1
Emphasizes the role played by infomercials in the successful formatting of major companies. Companies' search for different formats to display their information; Emergence of Consumer Resource Network (CRN), a 24-hour cable channel featuring infomercials; Use of CRN to enhance corporate image.
- The show must go on. Prencipe, Loretta W. // Network World;11/09/98, Vol. 15 Issue 45, p61
Highlights the information technology (IT) components of the Cable News Network (CNN). Scope of the computer network in the CNN Center in Atlanta, Georgia; IT groups involved; Problems encountered; Planning for systems maintenance downtime. INSET: More than three billion served..