Tag Archive: Cable

Nov 16

500-channel digital cable TV to take off in Q2 next year

Tweet The new digital cable TV network, known as Asian Broadcasting Network or ABN which is set to take off by the second quarter of 2012, promises to offer a new viewing experience to Malaysians and will have over 500 channels, including football. At the point of launch, ABN expects to offer over 100 channels …

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Nov 09

How Cable Is Looking to Capture Startup Innovation

Tweet After years of relying on home-grown innovation, cable operators are hoping to turn more toward Internet startups to help power new services and products. As cable operators evolve toward Internet-protocol video and Web technologies, they’re eager to draw creative energy from the hundreds of thousands of independent Web and mobile app developers. By contrast, …

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Oct 27

Researcher sees OTT threat to traditional pay TV operators a few years away

Tweet Will OTT delivery of video content seriously threaten pay TV operators? That’s not likely to happen for at least a few years, says Paul Erickson, a researcher with IMS Research and author of new study on the OTT market. Cable TV operators, for instance, haven’t been sitting still while OTT makes inroads. They are …

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Oct 24

Satellite and cable TV set for big jump in penetration

Tweet The penetration of cable and satellite television is expected to reach 80 per cent of the country’s 20-million households this year, according to the Satellite Television Association (Thailand). Chairman Niphon Naksompop said last week that as many content producers had entered the cable and satellite television business throughout this year, penetration was growing faster …

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Oct 24

Bill regulates cable poles use

Tweet Seeking to provide the public with expanded and more affordable cable television and telecommunications services, an administration lawmaker has filed a measure that regulates the use of utility poles, related support structures, and rights of way for the transmission of TV or telecom signals. Taguig Rep. Sigfrido R. Tinga, principal author of House Bill …

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