December 07, 2003

A La Carte TV

Dan Gillmor's column on the future of TV. In Hongkong, NowBroadbandTV (and PCCW) is offering each channel separately, using broadband distribution, for pushing TV to their customers.


However, there is no recording allowed:

I wonder if they asked the customers about this, or just did it. Apparently, they are fairly paraniod about copying, and the programming providers refused to offer content unless recording was turned off.

And the ending:

Right on.

Posted by Mary Hodder at December 7, 2003 08:12 AM | TrackBack