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- Report: Better cable boxes key to subscribers' hearts. Grossman, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/7/2002, Vol. 373 Issue 17, p4
Reports the need to develop advanced digital set-top boxes for cable industry subscribers in New Orleans, Louisiana. Features of the advanced digital cable boxes; Advantages of advanced cable boxes; Impact of advanced services on competition.
- Box Competitors Chip Away at Duopoly. Brown, Karen // Multichannel News;12/9/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 49, p15A
Discusses the status of the market for cable set-top boxes for high definition television in the U.S. as of December 2002. Existing market competitors that provide these equipment; Market share commanded by them; Volumes of the boxes manufactured by these companies.
- Cable and computers will compare notes in Calif. Scully, Sean // Broadcasting & Cable;10/18/93, Vol. 123 Issue 42, p34
Reports on the mass demonstration of cable-related computer products by different companies at the Western Cable Show from December 1-3, 1993 in Anaheim. Use of the asynchronous transfer mode technology; Interoperability issues; Demonstrations orchestrated by CableLabs.
- Thank you FCC. // Broadcast Engineering;Aug98, Vol. 40 Issue 9, p20
Reports on the United States Federal Communications Commission's adoption of rules allowing consumer cable devices to be sold at retail. Possibility that the hidden costs of cable will go down; Consumer Electronics Manufacturers Association president Gary Shapiro's view that the decision will...
- Combining apples and oranges. Pinkham., Rick // Telephony;1/24/94, Vol. 226 Issue 4, p32
Provides a description of a cable television (CATV) headend as well as a depiction of how such facilities will change in the future as the conversion to digital services and telecommunications occurs. Functions of a CATV headend; Concepts of modulation; Collection of satellite signals; Types of...
- Bring on the boxes. // Broadcasting & Cable;10/4/93, Vol. 123 Issue 40, p81
Reports on the expected emergence of digital cable boxes in the fourth quarter of 1994. Percentage of cable boxes switching to digital by the end of the 20th century; Reason for the inability of the 500 channels to appear within the next six to seven years.
- Stalled out in the data race. Taylor, Cathy; Cillufo, Laurent // Adweek Western Edition;4/29/96, Vol. 46 Issue 18, Cable Report p12
Reports on the delay in the deployment of cable modems in the United States. Expected uses and capabilities of cable modems; Production and cost problems; Role of cable operators in the delay; market interest in the product; Results of initial cable modem trials; Impact of the delay on the...
- Set-tops, cable modems set. // MediaWeek;10/07/96, Vol. 6 Issue 38, p4
Reports that the cable industry and manufacturers of digital set-top boxes and cable modems have agreed to standards that would allow equipment from different manufacturers to work in the same cable system in the United States.
- Making your gear cable-readier. Fleishmann, Mark; Antonoff, Michael // Popular Science;Jan94, Vol. 244 Issue 1, p39
Reports on Go-Video Cable Ready Plus box (Model CRP-02) which allows users to watch two programs on a television with picture-in-picture insets, or watch one program while taping another--two common cable compatibility problems. What it can and cannot do; Use of splitter; Cost.