Monday, April 27, 2009

Watching TV online - The Economist

Broadband communication | Down the tubes | The Economist: "Internet television moves from the computer to the living room

IN THE land of free enterprise and the home of discount shopping, there can sometimes be an appalling lack of competition. High-speed access to the internet is one. Cable television is another. The reason is that in America cable-television companies, which provide a lot of the high-speed access, do not want their customers to cancel their contracts and watch television over the internet instead. Yet a growing number of people are poised to do just that."


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