JUST THE FACTS
- HDTV-a-Go-Go. // Communications Technology;Jun2003, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p8
Presents opinion on the development of high-definition television (HDTV). Problems on the HDTV development; Need for reasonably priced consumer devices; Competition via the direct broadcast satellite operations.
- HDTV is the horse to bet on in the race for better ARPU. Dodge, Tim // Cable World (10427228);5/12/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p34
Discusses the significance of high-definition television (HDTV) to the cable industry in the U.S. Influence of HDTV on the average revenue per user; Elements of HDTV that offer financial benefits for multi-system operators; Trends in the use of direct broadcasting by satellite in the industry.
- Research: Cable Loses More Subs to Moves. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;10/3/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 41, p6
Reports on a survey which revealed that consumers who purchase new homes prefer satellite television over cable television, conducted by Peter D. Hart Research Associates in the U.S. in 2005. Percentage of respondents who upgraded their cable or satellite service when moving into a new home;...
- Battle Stations. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;7/26/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 30, p26
Interviews Yankee Group media analyst Adi Kishore about the two reports he wrote regarding the direct broadcast satellite (DBS) market in the U.S. Prediction that the DBS market will grow by 2008; Reason for the slowing growth rate of DBS; Role of high-definition television in the DBS/cable battle.
- Satellite TV Primed for Global Takeover? Moresco, Justin // Red Herring;2/12/2008, p5
The article forecasts that the global satellite pay-television (TV) market will expand at a brisk pace with revenue expected to grow nearly 50 percent by 2011. According to a report issued by In-Stat, rapid growth in less-mature markets like Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa, the advent of high...
- Stay Tuned for More Channels. Antonoff, Michael // Sound & Vision;Nov2003, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p16
Focuses on the plan of several cable and satellite television channels, including Starz, A&E, and the History Channel, to offer high-definition additions to their programs. Launch of Starz HD and Stars Hi Res from the Starz Encore Group in December 2003; Information on EchoStar's Dish Network.
- Hollywood obsoletes six million HDTV sets. // Broadcast Engineering;Jun2004, Vol. 46 Issue 6, p10
Editorial. Comments on the plan of the Motion Picture Association of America to withdraw high-definition content from cable and satellite providers who provide programming on analog interfaces. Concern for the utilization of analog outputs as channels for illegal distribution of movies into the...
- CABLE vs. SATELLITE Customers weigh in. // Consumer Reports;Nov2005, Vol. 70 Issue 11, p22
This article compares cable television and satellite television. In a survey of more than 1,750 cable and satellite subscribers run by the magazine, satellite continued to lead in terms of overall satisfaction. The authors expect that digital cable will close the gap in the future due to its...
- Super Sunday Dead Ahead. Gibbons, Kent // Multichannel News;1/26/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p56
Comments on the way cable and satellite television operators market their ability to offer the 2004 Super Bowl game in high-definition format. Comparison of Super Bowl viewership and World Series viewership; Advantage of television advertisements on high-definition format; Details of the game.