Comcast Bullish on HD

comcast logoThe world’s No. 1 cable operator Comcast Corp. later this year will introduce technology that allows subscribers to download high-definition movies in four minutes.

Comcast plans to bow 1,000 on-demand HD movies at the end of 2008, using over-cable-service-interface-specifications (DOCSIS 3.0), a new open standard high-speed Internet service created by an industry R&D consortium.

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts included the announcement as part of the Philadelphia-based company’s ambitious entertainment plans outlined during a keynote address on day two of International CES 2008 in Las Vegas.

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One Reply to “Comcast Bullish on HD”

  1. John B says:

    Four minutes pretty much makes the Blu-ray/HD DVD war irrellevant.

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