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PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;4/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 14, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers news briefs related to cable television industry. Cox Communications Inc. has signed an agreement with MediaHawk 4500 to deploy the latters Concurrent Computer across the former's entire video-on-demand (VOD) enabled subscriber base. Hallmark Channel company uses Cisco Systems' MPEG-4-to-MPEG-2 transcoding technology to offer Hallmark Movie Channel HD to cable operators. The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers is developing a standard focused on "RF over Glass."
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31643971

 

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