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Cable trails satellite in digital subs race

News | 05/25/2000 4:00 am EDT

Statistics on digital TV subscribers in Canada show that, for all of the expectations surrounding the launch of new digital TV channels, cable operators have yet to convert more than eight per cent, or 323,688, of their subscribers to digital. Direct-to-home satellite TV continues to lead the digital TV race with 875,000 subscribers, although the gap is closing.

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