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- Motorola vs. the cable industry. Krauss, Jeffrey // CED;Jun2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p34
The article presents the author's view regarding the role of Motorola Inc. on the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) white spaces proceeding. The author notes that the National Cable & Telecommunications Association (NCTA) and Motorola take different sides when they submitted petitions...
- Canadian cable Ops enhance a local weapon. Careless, James // Multichannel News;02/28/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p30
Reports that Canadian cable television operators are sprucing up their community access channels. Absence of government mandate to carry them; Competitive edge against telephone companies and direct-to-home platforms.
- Moving at Wavelet speed. Laubach, Mark // CED;Jun2001, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p86
Discusses the benefits of wavelet modulation for existing cable television networks. Steep modulation stop-band; Quality of service; Channel capacities; Differences between downstream and upstream channels; Removal of digital speed bumps in the headend.
- The FCC's white spaces decision. Krauss, Jeffrey // CED;Jan2009, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p34
The article focuses on the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) white spaces decision on cable industries in the U.S. It states that the decision gives the cable industry protection for off-air reception at headends, and protection against direct pickup interference on other channels. It...
- THE DIGITAL TRANSITION WAS SUPPOSED TO HELP MSOs RECLAIM SPECTRUM, BUT NO IT LOOKS LIKE THE OPPOSITE WILL HAPPEN. Santo, Brian // CED;Oct2007, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p30
The article discusses the broadcast television digital transition in the U.S. Operators assume that there would be no terrestrial analog transmissions and they would be able to take the bandwidth used in transmitting analog channels. According to the author, the Federal Communications Commission...
- Cable TV: the endangered revolution. Sucherman, Stuart P. // Columbia Journalism Review;May/Jun1971, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p13
This article comments on the lack of attention by the news media to the developments in cable television (TV) in the U.S. The hearings held by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission regarding cable TV were virtually ignored not only by the public but also by the news media, which will be the...
- Encore: Waiting for VOD. Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom // Inter@ctive Week;07/12/99, Vol. 6 Issue 28, p5
Deals with the improvement brought by video-on-demand (VOD) on the channels offered by cable companies. Benefits offered by VOD on cable companies; Information on a broadband network offered by On2.com company for cable companies; Challenges faced by On2.com in supporting cable companies.
- Q2: A lifestyle alternative. Edelson, Sharon // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;8/3/1993, Vol. 166 Issue 23, p16
Reports on cable network QVC's Q2 channel. Appointment of Candice Carpenter as Q2 president; Show categories; Lifestyle underpinnings; Fashion as strong element; Replacement of The QVC Fashion Channel; Expansion of base of viewers; Range of price points.
- Bleak Future Ahead for 'Free' TV. Yadon, Robert // Multichannel News;3/22/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 12, p39
In this article the author discusses the future of the local television broadcasting. According to the author, local television lack secured investment capital compared to cable television industry which secured their investment capital through series of statutory provisions. Also mentioned is...