Gearing up for the stretch run

Baumgartner, Jeff
August 2006
CED;Aug2006, Vol. 32 Issue 8, p3
Trade Publication
The author reflects on the continuous development of the next-generation network architectures by capable operators in the U.S. The shift carried out by most cable operators in the country from the use of digital set-tops with integrated security to the introduction of CableCARD, capable boxes which are enclosed with security, were part of the move towards developments. CableCARD was followed by another technology launched by cable industry, the Downloadable Conditional Access (DCAS).


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