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etaadmin

join:2002-01-17
Dallas, TX
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reply to iansltx

Re: AT&T U-verse obsolete already

said by iansltx:

Then AT&T has to hope that TWC and SUddenlink, its other large competitors,won't follow.

Actually TWC has IPTV in the front burner... too bad.

iansltx

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SDV I believe. IPTV I'll believe when I see.

IPTV over coax isn't a huge deal anyway...digital cable does well at transmitting lots of data in one direction to a large number of subscribers, kinda like DBS TV. The issue is integrating TV content and other stuff (OTT, apps, whatever) into an attractive package froma UI perspective that "just works." IPTV vendors have started from scratch on their systems so that's why their stuff looks better than tired old CATV STB firmware, but it doesn't necessarily have to be that way.

etaadmin

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said by iansltx:

SDV I believe. IPTV I'll believe when I see.

By the time you'll see it it being deployed it will be too late for att... wait it is already too late for att. Just look at the advances that DOCSIS3.0 have made in the last 2-3 years. When that crappy uverse thing came out in 2006 DOCSIS3.0 was not even conceived and look where it is now.

Ignore cable at your own risk.

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