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  Cable television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In Africa, cable TV has had little success, as it is not cost-effective to lay cables in sparsely populated areas, and although so-called "wireless cable" or microwave-based systems are used, "direct-to-home" satellite television is far more popular, especially in South Africa.
Technically, both cable TV and CATV involve distributing a number of television channels collected at a central location (called a headend) to subscribers within a community by means of a network of optical fibers and/or coaxial cables and broadband amplifiers.
Cable TV faces intense competition from SkyDigital's satellite television service, although most channels on that platform are also carried on cable; few channels are now exclusive to cable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cable_TV   (3872 words)

 Cable TV: Introduction
Much of the appeal of cable lies in its convenience, and that may soon be challenged by the Web as it moves in the next year or two toward searchable video.
Much of the time, cable news is engaged in a different kind of news from much of the rest of the media - a journalism of assertion, where information is disseminated with only minimal attempts to check it out.
None of the cable channels, for instance, offers what might be described as a signature evening newscast where people can go to authoritatively understand the events of the day.
www.stateofthemedia.org /2005/narrative_cabletv_intro.asp?cat=1&media=5   (632 words)

 IT - Cable TV
Cable TV Cable TV service on campus is provided by Mediacom in cooperation with Information Technology Services.
Broadcast basic and family cable is provided as part of the room contract for students living in the residence halls, Frederiksen Court, and Schilletter and University Village.
Cable TV service is expanding and will be available in academic and administrative buildings when requested by all units housed in the building.
www.it.iastate.edu /cable   (126 words)

 Digital Cable TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cable is transitioning from traditional analog signals - a technology virtually unchanged in over 50 years - to digital programming and distribution systems.
Conversely, with digital technology copies are nearly identical to the original, so the pictures that left the point of origin (the cable “headend”) arrive at the customer’s home with the same high-quality image.
Cable systems are being upgraded, and operators are using advanced signal compression technology to offer (now or in the future):
www.cablenj.org /cabletechnology_digital.asp   (211 words)

 Cable TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Attach the coaxial cable to the "IN" connector on your TV and to the cable connector on the wall unit.
Attach a coaxial cable to the "IN" connector on the VCR and to the cable connector on the wall unit.
Attach a coaxial cable to the "IN" connector on your converter box and to the cable connector on the wall unit.
www.cortland.edu /~reslife/cabletv.html   (707 words)

 Residence Hall/Cable TV
Hook Up Your Cable TV The instructions that follow are generic in nature and are meant to serve only as guidelines.
Your TV should be cable-ready* and able to receive at least 80 cable channels.
Connect the TV to the cable wall jack using a coaxial cable.
itusupport.gmu.edu /STG/cable_TV.asp   (217 words)

 Cable TV Privacy Act of 1984
In the case of subscribers who have entered into such an agreement before the effective date of this section, such notice shall be provided within 180 days of such date and at least once a year thereafter.
A cable subscriber shall be provided reasonable opportunity to correct any error in such information.
(e) Destruction of information A cable operator shall destroy personally identifiable information if the information is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was collected and there are no pending requests or orders for access to such information under subsection (d) of this section or pursuant to a court order.
www.epic.org /privacy/cable_tv/ctpa.html   (592 words)

 Competitive Media - Cable TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cable TV Cable television was hailed as ushering in a new era of programming choices and broadcast alternatives.
When cable television burst onto the scene more than two decades ago, it was hailed as ushering in a new era of programming choices and broadcast alternatives.
Most cable homes (99%) receive 30 or more channels, and 60% of viewers have 54 or more choices…allowing advertisers to target specific consumer groups according to their programs of interest.
www.rab.com /station/mediafact/mfcabletv.html   (840 words)

 TV advertising for national, regional and local
America's leader in regional and local TV advertising, support for national cable TV networks, affiliate and broadcast TV advertising, spot cable, interactive communications including the internet, unwired broadcast, political TV advertising, plus, specialized media buying for every need as well as media research.
CTV Media's broad spectrum of coverage insures that with a single contact you can place your broadcast and cable TV ad in national, regional, and local media outlets throughout the United States.
They're obligated to sell cable advertising at the highest rate and control the cable market as much as possible for their parent companies.
www.ctvmedia.com   (212 words)

 Cable TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cable TV ads tend to be dirt cheap, even though their audience is huge.
While most of the commercials on cable TV programs are national spots for major corporations, four to six commercials per hour are made available to local advertisers.
Cable TV is rushing toward a high-tech future where your TV, computer, and the Internet all work together to provide more choices and better targeting for advertisers.
www.bigmikeonline.com /html/cable_tv.HTM   (880 words)

 Cabletelevision Advertising Bureau - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Cable's continuous investment in its program quality propels medium to new highs, capturing the hearts of viewers and winning critical acclaim.
Today's advertisers can embrace the power of "One TV World" to efficiently market their brands on some of the best developed TV brands today.
This presentation informs buyers and clients on most current metrics where Cable for most demos has gained parity in share and debunks the myth of Cable being only a frequency medium, among others.
www.onetvworld.org   (324 words)

 Cable Quest, India's No. 1 Satellite and Cable TV Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The channel is primarily targetted at kids in the age group of 4 to 14 and the channel promises to feature a variety of animated programming that kids love and parents trust..
The Government of India has asked Pakistan to remove the existing ban on Indian TV channels, permit exchange of newspapers, books and periodicals and to remove the ban on Indian films," he said in a written reply.
Jawahar Goel of Zee Network was elected Vice-President and Mr Venkat of Eenadu TV was elected Treasurer of the IBF.
www.cable-quest.com   (851 words)

 Cable descrambler, cable tv descramblers, cable boxes, cable converters, descramblers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
is the premier supplier of high end universal cable descramblers, original equipment cable tv boxes, and cable accesories.
We offer top of the line high quality cable tv descramblers that are second to none in picture and sound quality.
With technology like rapid random inversion decoders, embedded cable tv video decoders, sound privacy cable decoders, and surround sound, you will get the best available picture and sound quality out of our cable descramblers.
www.thecablezone.com   (222 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Cable Modems Work"
Many people get their TV signal from cable television (CATV) because cable TV provides a clearer picture and more channels.
Many people who have cable TV can now get a high-speed connection to the Internet from their cable provider.
If you have ever wondered what the differences between DSL and cable modems are, or if you have ever wondered how a computer network can share a cable with dozens of television channels, then read on.
computer.howstuffworks.com /cable-modem.htm   (134 words)

 Cable TV Services
Runestone Cable TV Systems provides one of the best entertainment packages in the area.
For as little as 71 cents a day, you could have a wide variety of Cable TV channels in your home.
Cable Service is available in all towns with Runestone Telephone local telephone service, as well as Brandon, Erdahl, Evansville, and Herman, Minnesota.
home.runestone.net /rta/cabletv   (325 words)

 Jinan Cable TV & Economic TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Jinan Cable TV & Economic TV inan Cable TV and Jinan Economic TV are two local TV stations in China which are located in the city of Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province.
Jinan Cable TV and Economic TV are actually a union, which means they are running in a unitive way.
The union of the two TV stations has great superiority, which can not only guarantee a big broadcasting coverage and high reception rate, but also be more attractive for customers to do advertising as well as for counterparts to purchase and exchange TV programs.
www.chinatoday.com /med/sd/a03.htm   (290 words)

 Department of Consumer Affairs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Cable Television Division is the local franchising authority (LFA) for 36 cable television franchises in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County.
The Division provides cable television regulation and enforcement for all customers in the unincorporated county areas.
It, along with the County Board of Supervisors, grants nonexclusive cable television franchise agreements, approves transfers of cable companies and analyzes the franchises for compliance with federal, state and local laws.
consumer-affairs.co.la.ca.us /Sub/Cable.htm   (134 words)

 Valley Cable TV
Valley Cable TV is a family owned and operated cable television company formed in 1970.
Remember, or maybe not, that back in 1970 there was no such thing as satellite TV for the cable industry.
With the growth of digital TV and high speed internet access becoming more of the norm for cable operators, we at Valley Cable TV are making the commitment to advance into those services.
www.valleycabletv.com   (183 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Cable Television Works"
These days, the same technology once used by remote hamlets and select cities allows viewers all over the country to access a wide variety of programs and channels that meet their individual needs and desires.
By the early 1990s, cable television had reached nearly half the homes in the United States.
In this article, we'll show you how cable television brings you so much information and such a wide range of programs, from educational to inspirational to just plain odd.
electronics.howstuffworks.com /cable-tv.htm   (218 words)

 Cable TV
Cable TV (Note: The City of Dubuque Cable TV Division is not the cable company.
To request installation of cable service or for information about your bill or to reach repair service, call Mediacom at 563-557-8020.
The services provided by the City's Cable TV Division cover a broad spectrum of telecommunication technologies, including traditional telephone and cable TV, video and audiovisual production, fiber optic and wireless communication systems.
www.cityofdubuque.org /printer_friendly.cfm?PageID=44   (92 words)

The certified cable modem project also provides cable modem equipment suppliers with a fast, market-oriented method for attaining cable industry acknowledgment of DOCSIS compliance and has resulted in high-speed modems being certified for retail sale.
Cable operators can provide a variety of high-value services through an “always-on” internet connection, including broadband Internet connectivity, telephony, real-time interactive gaming, and video conferencing.
To find out if cable modem service is available in your area, please fill out and submit the CableLabs Go2Broadband Service Locator form.
www.cablemodem.com   (300 words)

 National Cable TV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Disney channel is still broadcasting this creme de le creme and what a salvation for young mums and their tots.
You may not take advantage of all 5 main components, but at least they are there at any time, should you wish to participate.
Which are the parts of the cable TV service that you rely on?
nationalcabletv.co.uk   (1038 words)

 Sunflower Broadband
Digital Cable A look at what digital cable can offer you.
Also, learn how to use the TV Guide Interactive Program Guide that's on all digital boxes as well as whether digital cable is available in your area.
TV Guide link to the TV Guide website showcasing local television listings as well as information on all your television entertainment needs.
www.sunflowerbroadband.com /cable   (231 words)

 City of Hudson : Hudson Cable TV
Hudson Cable TV’s Public Access program is available to all residents of Hudson and not for profit groups or organizations on a first come first served basis.
Hudson Cable TV is owned and operated by the City of Hudson.
HCTV is a non-profit, non-commercial TV station, funded through franchise fees paid by Hudson subscribers to Adelphia Cable.
www.hudson.oh.us /departments/hudson_cable/index.asp   (247 words)

 Chicago Access Network Television (CAN TV)
While the media marketplace is controlled by a shrinking number of companies, CAN TV provides a public space where Chicagoans can discuss issues of local concern, promote health, educational and economic resources in the community, and celebrate local talent and initiatives.
Thousands of groups and residents have taken advantage of the training, facilities and channel capacity available to them as a result of a franchise agreement between the City of Chicago and the city's cable operators.
CAN TV has received awards at the local, state and national level for its programming and services.
www.cantv.org   (172 words)

 Cable TV Talk - powered by vBulletin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Discussion your favorite TV Series from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s!
All the basic cable networks: MTV, TV Land, Spike TV, A&E, Fox News Channel, etc.
Cable TV Talk Forums are Powered by: vBulletin Version 3.0.3
www.cabletvtalk.com   (243 words)

 Fairfax County Public Schools - Cable TV
Cable TV "Fairfax County sets the standard for informative, entertaining and relevant video programming."
Fairfax County Public Schools operates three open TV channels-- 11, 21, and 25--to serve the community.
Several FCPS produced news and information and curriculum based programs also air regionally in the District, Maryland and Virginia, on Broadcast television, Direct TV and the Dish Network via the MHz Networks.
www.fcps.edu /cable.htm   (191 words)

 Broadcasting & Cable: The Business of Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A weak ad market, problems at The WB network, and the absence of political ads hammered financial results at Tribune Co.’s TV stations during the third quarter.
Station owners and cable operators are bracing for new retransmission-consent talks.
Use of this web site is subject to its Terms and Conditions of Use.
www.broadcastingcable.com   (418 words)

 City Oxnard - Cable TV Franchise Agreements   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The cable TV franchise agreements were prepared and adopted in accordance with the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission and Telecommunications Acts to provide cable TV services to the communities of both Oxnard and Port Hueneme.
Established by the Communications Act of l934, it is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite, and cable.
City Government meetings are televised live over local cable TV on Verizon (Channel 17) and on GTE Americast (Channel 10) to all cable service subscribers who are located within the City limits of Oxnard and Port Hueneme.
www.ci.oxnard.ca.us /cabletv/cabletv.html   (518 words)

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