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digital cable

Cable television in digital form. Using MPEG encoding, digital cable is an enhanced service from the cable companies that provides an option to the regular analog TV. Advantages are on-screen program guides, a sharper picture and more channels of paid and on-demand programs. Unlike "digital satellite TV," which requires a dish on the roof, digital cable, also known as "digital terrestrial TV (DTTV)," is delivered over the same coaxial cable wired into the home or office. See DTV and plug-and-play TV.
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It also provides a digital cable set top box Bill of Materials forecast, digital cable set top box manufacturer market shares for 2008, and updates worldwide unit shipment and revenue forecasts through 2013.
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Although industry consolidation has helped to further the deployment of digital cable, most operators are still in the process of upgrading their infrastructure to offer this service and are finding rapid acceptance from a small base of early-adopting consumers.
These additions were only expected to bring slight changes to the channel lineup on digital cable, he said.
AT&T Digital Cable customers in the selected communities will be able to choose from hundreds of video titles, start their selections at whatever time is convenient for them, as well as be able to pause, rewind, or fast forward the movie, all through their current digital set-top boxes and remote control.
It is amazing to think that few of our customers had ever heard of Digital Cable less than a year ago, and now 100,000 of them are enjoying it in their homes," stated Jim Mazur, Regional Vice President of AT&T Cable Services.
Thanks to an ambitious technical, customer care and marketing program, Denver is just the second service area ever where AT&T Digital Cable service has reached the 100,000 customer plateau.
today will announce that it has reached its 100,000th Comcast Digital Cable customer nationwide.
In-Stat is forecasting that demand for worldwide digital cable set top boxes will remain strong through 2012, although unit shipments will decrease gradually throughout the forecast period as the analog to digital cable TV transition matures.
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We expect that digital cable set top box unit shipments will again be strong in 2007, led by sustained demand from cable operators in North America and China.
NEW YORK -- Samsung, Time Warner Cable and Advance/Newhouse Communications announced that interactive digital cable services are now live on the Samsung HL-S5686C Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP(TM)) compliant DLP HDTV and SMT-H3050 High Definition Set-top Boxes (HDSTB) in Time Warner Cable's New York City systems, and will soon be expanding to other Time Warner Cable cities, including Milwaukee, WI, and cities covered by Advance/Newhouse's Bright House Networks cable systems.