Spangler, Todd
May 2008
Multichannel News;5/12/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 19, p24
The article reports on the functions and contribution of analog-signal zappers to the cable operators and consumer electronics. According to Comcast Corp. chief operating officer Steve Burke, its firm aims to use digital-to-analog (DTA) boxes as the main way to free up near-term capacity. The DTA boxes are designed to replicate the feel of surfing an analog lineup because of its cable tuners, analog video outputs, and an infrared remote control.


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