Sony To Help Kill The Cable Box?
Signs massive deal with six largest cable companies....
by Karl Bode 08:38AM Wednesday May 28 2008 Tipped by alexintexas
Sony has struck an arrangement with the National Cable and Telecommunications Association that will let the electronics giant embed digital cable boxes with two-way capabilities (for VOD) into television sets. According to the Associated Press
, the deal involves a deployment arrangement with Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter, Cox, Cablevision and BrightHouse networks -- who collectively serve 82% of all cable customers. It looks like this is the first serious deployment of "Tru2way
" -- previously known as OCAP.