Building the Interactive TV Infrastructure

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Building the Interactive TV Infrastructure

Estimated costs in the USA:

There is skepticism whether the last alternative is realistic. Indeed the Bell telephone companies are experimenting, as an alternative, Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Lines which might provide 1.5 M b/s over twisted pair.

For a discussion of whether the phone companies or the Cable TV companies are more likely to build the above infrastructure, see:

Giuseppe Attardi
Mon Mar 6 19:24:03 MET 1995