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Business of Digital Television by Chris Forrester

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The Internet is a wonderful, if somewhat overwhelming, source of information. A dip one day into my Netscape Navigator™ Newspage_Direct, a ‘daily web-paper’ for all things televisual (and digital), threw up more than 400 specific stories. These were typically about 600–700 words long, covering subjects such as set top boxes (8), electronic commerce (25), cutting edge multimedia technology (40) as well as the more mundane broadcast satellites (8), network TV business news (6), high definition TV (14) and interactive TV (34). But ask for information on so-called ‘super-highway’-related stories and the system goes ballistic, routeing 120 stories into the PC. Ask for anything newsworthy concerning the world wide web and the network ...

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