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Cable Is Alive and Well, Thank You

August 31, 2010

Maybe because it was drawing towards the close of August when the news seems to move more slowly, but last week was quite busy for stories questioning the very existence of the cable’s video service.  This is always a ripe topic for conversation but it’s worth taking a deeper look at some of last week’s…

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Reserve Your Booth Space: Exhibit Sales Now Open For The Cable Show 2011

August 27, 2010

*Make sure to reserve your space by October  1st to make first round assignments. Looking to enter the cable industry market? What better place to do just that than exhibiting at the industry’s largest annual conference and trade show, The Cable Show 2011. Here you will meet the decision makers, leaders of the industry and…

Increasing Broadband Adoption

August 18, 2010

The latest Pew Internet and American Life Project report on broadband provided some fairly predictable results but ones that can still be useful in determining how we approach broadband policy issues in the coming months. The study noted that the rate of broadband growth is slowing (which happens as any new market begins to mature);…

Why Subscribe to Cable?

August 12, 2010

I’ve written a number of times about so-called “cord-cutting” services in part to counter the charge that such offerings are necessarily “cable killers.” But I also keep looking into this issue because I’m genuinely interested in how the home video business is continuing to develop. I don’t want to come across like I don’t think…

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Celebrating 60 Years of The Cable Show

August 5, 2010

Next year marks the diamond anniversary of The Cable Show and for our 60th year we will be in Chicago from June 14-16. In celebration of our 60 years, here are some interesting facts about the cable industry over time in the United States: 60 years ago cable only had 850,000 subscribers. Today there are…