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Red Herring :: While much of the telecom world has focused on widening bandwidth connections into the home in order to deliver video entertainment, dozens of startups and established telecom companies in countries like Canada, South Korea, Japan, and the United Kingdom have been hard at […]

Red Herring :: While much of the telecom world has focused on widening bandwidth connections into the home in order to deliver video entertainment, dozens of startups and established telecom companies in countries like Canada, South Korea, Japan, and the United Kingdom have been hard at work shrinking, or compressing, the data that is sent through the connections. By squeezing the video into a smaller package, they can transmit it over existing phone lines, rather than fancy fiber-optic cables.

  1. Hong Kong’s DSL TV

    Dan Gillmor has discovered DSL TV. I had written about this in the real Red Herring and then in CBS MarketWatch. Baby Bells wake up and smell the bandwidth….

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