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overview of cable television in the United States

Walter S. Ciciora

overview of cable television in the United States

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Published by Cable Television Laboratories in Boulder, Colo. (1050 Walnut St., Boulder 80302) .
Written in English

  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Cable television -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesCable television in the United States.
      Statementby Walter S. Ciciora.
      ContributionsCable Television Laboratories.
      LC ClassificationsTK6675 .C53 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination67 p. ;
      Number of Pages67
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1621582M
      LC Control Number91166186

      The cable television network is something that is very near and dear to the hearts of many people, but few people understand how cable TV works. The chapters in this section will attempt to explain how cable TV works, and later chapters on advanced television networks will discuss topics such as cable internet, and HDTV. Keith Jack, in Digital Video and DSP, Publisher Summary. Digital television (DTV) is made up of several different international broadcast standards, such as ATSC, OpenCable, DVB, and ISDB. This chapter provides the information and a comparison of their features. The ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) DTV broadcast standard is used in the United . There now are more than 5, operating cable systems and some cable operators in the United States serving some 53 million television subscribers. Viewers pay a monthly fee for a package of cable television programming, known as basic cable, and additional monthly fees for networks such as HBO, which are known as pay TV services.

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Overview of cable television 1. CableLabs® Cable Television in the United States - An Overview - by Walter S. Ciciora, Ph.D. Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. Centennial Parkway Louisville, Colorado Phone: / FAX: / Cable television first became available in the United States inwith subscription services following in Data by SNL Kagan shows that as of about % of all American homes subscribe to basic cable television services.

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