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German media authorities, cable operators set up Digital Cable initiative

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Germany's media authorities as well as several associations, cable network operators and programmer providers have established an initiative called 'Digital Cable' to provide communications support for the country's ongoing transition to digital cable. 

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Fixed
Companies: ARD / ProSiebenSat.1 / RTL / Telekom Deutschland / Vodafone Germany
Countries: Germany
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