02.20.2003 12:00 AM
S-A Set-top Puts Cable HDTV in Phoenix Showrooms
Set-top box giant Scientific-Atlanta and cable operator Cox Communications are bringing an HDTV set-top box to Best Buy outlets in Phoenix, reaching multichannel turf dominated by satellite providers.

Best Buy will offer the boxes along with Cox's high-definition service. Once customers purchase the equipment, they can activate service with a phone call, the companies said.

S-A already claims 200,000 HDTV set-tops shipped to date and available to customers by the lease from their MSOs.

"Adding the choice of consumer ownership with Cox and Best Buy should further accelerate HDTV adoption," said Michael P. Harney, S-A corporate senior vice president and president of the company's Subscriber Networks division.

The retail prices of the boxes and the HDTV packages were not immediately available.

Post New Comment
If you are already a member, or would like to receive email alerts as new comments are
made, please login or register.

Enter the code shown above:

(Note: If you cannot read the numbers in the above
image, reload the page to generate a new one.)

No Comments Found

Thursday 10:05 AM
NAB Requests Expedited Review of Spectrum Auction Lawsuit
“Broadcasters assigned to new channels following the auction could be forced to accept reductions in their coverage area and population served, with no practical remedy.” ~NAB

202 Communications /   Friday 12:41 PM
Albis Technologies Appoints New Head of Access Solutions
ignite strategic communications /   Thursday 03:48 PM
2015 HPA Tech Retreat(r) Unveils Expanded Session Schedule

Featured Articles
Discover TV Technology