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Small cable systems look to HITS-QT as cost effective way of going digital

News | 08/15/2001 4:00 am EDT

A more economical version of Canadian Satellite Communications Inc’s (Cancom) Headend in the Sky (HITS) service now being tested could accelerate the deployment of digital cable service by small cable systems. Norcom Telecommunications Ltd, based in Kenora ON, and Westman Communications Group of Brandon MB, last week began testing HITS-QT (Quick Take), and the results look promising.

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