Pace Micro, Philips Set-Tops Spin Box as Home Gateway

Iler, David
May 2000
Multichannel News;05/01/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 18, p133
Focuses on the plans of Great Britain-based Pace Micro Technology PLC and Netherlands-based Philips Consumer Electronics Co. to develop high-end digital set-top box technologies for the cable television industry. Features of the technologies being proposed by the companies as of May 1, 2000; Implications for the cable television industry.


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