cable tier


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cable tier

[′kā·bəl ‚tir]
(naval architecture)
The part of a ship used to store spare rigging and cables.
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The pricing and channel lineup will vary by market and will be based on the cost of Comcast's Basic Cable Tier at a national average price of $12 (locally regulated), the 16 Family Tier channels for $14.
Viewers in Sinclair, Tribune, Raycom and other television markets will be able to receive the network free, over-the-air on television sets equipped with digital tuners and on the digital cable tier where available.
We worked closely with cable programmers and operators to design the PowerVu Plus system to meet the expanding and changing needs for delivering services to both the analog and digital cable tier," said Sam Lim, vice president and general manager of Scientific-Atlanta's Media Networks.
Viewers in Tribune, Raycom and other television markets will be able to receive the network free, over-the-air on television sets equipped with digital tuners and on the digital cable tier where available.
Our expanded Digital Cable tier gives us the opportunity to respond to our customer's demand for increasingly diversified, enriching programming," said Steve White, TCI's Region Vice President for Chicago.
IP and ASI outputs interface openly with BigBand platforms to avail multiple digital services, including Gigabit Ethernet transport between facilities, local digital advertising insertion with geographic targeting, switched broadcast for dynamic allocation of cable network resources only to the programming being watched by subscribers, and digital simulcast in which the basic cable tier can be accessed via analog and digital to support a gradual all-digital cable conversion.
Ad traffic is increasing significantly with digital cable tier and High-Definition channel ad avails; it will dramatically escalate as targeting and VOD ad models emerge.
As a channel specifically designed to be launched on a cable tier, Romance Classics will be a boon to cable operators as they search for ways in this re-regulatory environment to expand their business and serve the needs of their community with high quality programming," noted Sapan.
FUSE profiles viewers aged 12-34 who are active online users, early adopters of new technology and most inclined to subscribe to digital cable tiers and digital cable modems, with 45 million basic subscribers.
The strategic partnership will exploit opportunities to develop extended basic cable tiers in the UPC owned and controlled cable systems, to jointly acquire sports rights and other programming packages, and to develop new thematic channels and other services.
ComedyNet is positioned to become the first Internet-based network to migrate to digital cable tiers.
The United Stations Radio agreement is an important step in that process as it helps prove our migration strategy and takes us another step closer to our long-term focus on next-generation digital set-top strategies, including television syndication and digital cable tiers.