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Report: DTH could have competitive edge over cable when satellite Internet arrives

News | 05/24/2001 4:00 am EDT

Two recent government rulings, combined with industry consolidation and advances in technology, will put satellite TV companies on a more equal footing with cable operators in urban markets, according to a report released this month. The cable industry could lose even more ground come 2004, when Star Choice Communications Inc and Bell ExpressVu launch new two-way Internet services, comparable in speed and price to cable modems, The Yankee Group of Canada concludes.

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