In Broadband Era, the Customer Rules

D'Eath, Michael
July 2000
Multichannel News;07/03/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 27, p39
Trade Publication
Focuses on the impact of emerging broadband communication technology on the business of cable television companies in the United States. Importance of broadband in adding value to retain and attract customers; Trends in industry competition that companies should consider when adopting broadband technology.


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