No Slacking for Cable

May 2008
Multichannel News;5/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 20, p53
The article discusses the state of the U.S. cable industry in the 1990s and the innovations it has to survive in the business. In 1992, Congress passed the Cable TV Consumer Protection and Competition which gave the right to regulate cable rates, while in 1999, CableLabs released the specification for DOCSIS1.1. To confront heavy competition, cable operators embrace new data, voice and video digital services.


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