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Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down

Sometimes all the news of the week needs is a little graphical interpretation. In honor of Newsweek’s old thumbs-up, thumbs-down feature, here are my opposable-digit picks of the last few days.

thumbs-upDTV Transition Going Well – Despite all anecdotal evidence before the event to the contrary, it appears  the transition to all-digital broadcasts is preceding with minimal drama. (via TVBarn tweet)

thumbs-upMore DOCSIS 3.0 – Comcast is now aiming to have 65% of markets upgraded to DOCSIS 3.0 by the end of the year after easily meeting its goal of 20% coverage by the end of 2008. (Motorola modems spotted last year in Comcast D3 deployments)

thumbs-downEarnings Announcements – Generally bad and uninspiring. (Unless you’re Campbell’s Soup.) Also contributing to new lows in recent stock market memory.

thumbs-downHulu Pulls Content – Hulu pulled its popular NBC and FOX content from Boxee and CBS-owned TV.com this week. So much for a new approach to new media.

thumbs-upCBS March Madness in High-Def Online – If you’re a college basketball fan, your viewing options for the month of March just got whole lot better.

One Response

  1. […] “Extreme Tier” last year with 50 Mbps downstream and 10Mbps upstream, and plans to have 65% of markets upgraded to DOCSIS 3.0 by the end of […]

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