Month: January 2007

Download Showtime

January 3, 2007 | Author: Ibex Marketing
Showtime Networks has announced that they will offer a service that will let consumers download-to-own episodes of the network's proprietary programming. The system relies on Microsoft's new Vista version of Windows, using its Media Center PC features. The network plans to demonstrate the service at CES in Las Vegas next week. The camel's nose continues to nudge its way under the IPTV tent. Here is another content producer who is...

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A Bigger Pipe

January 2, 2007 | Author: Ibex Marketing
Many consumers in the U.S. are beginning to enjoy the power of fiber optic data transmissions. This service provides a high bandwidth connection to the Internet, telephone service, and eventually, video entertainment. Companies such as Verizon have made enormous investments to build out the fiber optic network, and hope to challenge traditional cable companies by providing television service, including HDTV content. As powerful as fiber optic may be, however, there...

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Happy New Year!

January 1, 2007 | Author: Ibex Marketing
Okay, just like last Monday, I'm not posting any HDTV news today. I want to thank everyone who reads the HDTV Alamanac and has helped spread the word; I greatly appreciate your support and comments. Thanks also to the HDTV industry as a whole, as they are bringing better and better products to market all the time, and the falling costs are making the high definition experience affordable to more...

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