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Level 3's network neutrality argument was novel, but it failed to convince the final arbiter, the FCC, which in February sided with Comcast.
Being able to tell the difference is not a prerequisite for wanting the best.
If we had to do it all over again, we wouldn’t distribute water the way we always have. We wouldn’t rely so much on centralized collection and processing points, but instead would move water collection and treatment closer to the end user.
While you won’t find anything in Feynman’s book on cable technology, the lessons will provide some guidance on how to approach learning and reacting to others who might not agree with you on the job.
Just as the customer experience is the key differentiator in the residential sector, the same is true for grabbing market share from incumbent providers as SMBs move from disjointed voice and messaging services to IP-based unified communications and integrated IT capabilities.
Looking at the cable downstream spectrum these days is like looking at an all-you-can-eat buffet of services. There’s something for everybody.
You remember a la carte. It was the goal of former FCC Chairman Kevin Martin. Cable subscribers should not be forced to pay for a ton of cable channels they never watch.
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Given their growth, both AT&T and Verizon are expected to be among the top five TV service providers in the coming years. This has significant implications for all aspects of the cable industry, including people's expectations around customer service.
“Since no one’s rolled out TV Everywhere on a large scale, no one has the answer on how all this will be deployed. How the market develops will be interesting.”
“Commercial loudness probably must be dealt with at the headend, and we’re not sure of the cost implications. We’re also wondering if the broadcasters and cable companies will pressure the advertisers to make the process easier, and what the advertisers will really do,” said Paul Erickson, senior analyst for IMS Research.
For operators that move quickly to begin the transition and that utilize the full value of the new protocol, IPv6 can be highly rewarding for many years to come.
The most recent edition of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) came loaded with a pair of revelations portending the imminent end of The Hegemony Of The Set-Top.