NCTA Strikes at CableCards
- Court blocks dual boxes. McConnell, Bill // Broadcasting & Cable;06/12/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 25, p13
Reports that a three-judge panel upheld United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules that the cable industry, by 2005, must stop offering all-in-one decoder boxes that handle both channel surfing and security. Creation of a competitive retail market for set-top boxes; Application...
- feed back. Grant, Alec; Bromley, Keith; Martinelli, Anthony; Moore, Terry; Chang, Elliott; Hergonson, Bill // Sound & Vision;Jan2007, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p14
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to the articles published in the previous issues including "The Missing Link," which appeared in the December 2006 issue and other articles about the regulations of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission concerning the provision of...
- Electronics vendors want set-top standards. McConnell, Chris // Broadcasting & Cable;05/26/97, Vol. 127 Issue 22, p18
Discloses consumer electronics sellers' call for the US Federal Communications Commission to require cable operators and other to support a series of set-top box technical standards in the United States. Provisions of the 1996 Telecommunications Act; Urging the FCC to apply rules to companies...
- Cable Awaits Set-Top Ruling. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;12/6/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p52
Reports on the promise of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to issue guidance on the unbundling of set-tops to promote their sale at retail outlets around the country. Implementation of a ban on integrated set-top boxes; Impact of the ban on cable-equipment rates; Passage of the...
- Cablers feel boxed in. Mundy, Alicia // MediaWeek;06/15/98, Vol. 8 Issue 24, p5
Examines the conflict between the US Federal Communications Commission and the National Cable Television Association on the new rules for cable set-top boxes. Application of the rules on analog systems; Pressure on cable operators to shift to digital; Effect on consumers; Application of the...
- 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...