In-Band, Out-of-Band, Whatever It Takes

Ellis, Leslie
May 2001
Multichannel News;5/28/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 22, p36
Trade Publication
Reports the amount of digital video subscribers in the U.S. Ways to harness digital set-tops to servers for session-based interactivity; Inclusion of Scientific-Atlanta of in-band path in its Explorer 2010/2100; Delivery of software updates and couriers electronic program guide to data to the box.


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