DTAs: Let 'em dongle

M. R.
December 2008
CED;Dec2008, Vol. 34 Issue 12, p19
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the benefits of digital terminal adapters (DTA). It notes that DTA was widely known after Comcast Corp. used it to convert digital signals back to analog by connecting them to the television sets. Moreover, DTAs are said to be a cheaper alternative to digital set-top boxes wherein cable operators can reclaim between 250 megahertz and 300 megahertz. However, DTAs do not provide signals to digital cable features such as video-on-demand.


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