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Why that crazy-fast home Internet replacement may be too good to be true

From complications related to the radio airwaves it will use to the cost of deploying the network, there are many reasons why Starry has its share of skeptics.

By January 31, 2016

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Video email reborn with high-speed Net

Companies are showing renewed interest in video email, encouraged by faster Internet connections and cheap digital video cameras that promise to transform the home-movie market.

August 16, 2000

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Hollywood chases down campus pirates

Trade groups for the movie and recording industries are putting new pressure on universities to crack down on file swapping by students using high-speed campus networks.

By October 10, 2002

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DivX finds legal employment

DivX, a technology long associated with online movie piracy, has taken another step toward becoming a format for legal downloads and video-on-demand services. Broadway Television Network, which produces and distributes digital recordings of Broadway musicals, has launched a video-on-demand service at BroadwayOnline.com that uses the DivX video-compression technology. For $5.95, customers can purchase 5-day rentals of productions such as "Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe." The rentals are available for $4.95 to BroadwayOnline.com Club members for the same period, after which the files become inaccessible. Content from the Broadway Television Network is also featured on DivX.com, a recently redesigned site from DivXNetworks. That company has a similar agreement with alternative film distributor Strand Releasing. The DivX technology allows a feature film to be transferred over a high-speed Internet connection in about 30 minutes, according to the company's Web site.

November 8, 2001

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DivX finds legal employment

DivX, a technology long associated with online movie piracy, has taken another step toward becoming a format for legal downloads and video-on-demand services. Broadway Television Network, which produces and distributes digital recordings of Broadway musicals, has launched a video-on-demand service at BroadwayOnline.com that uses the DivX video-compression technology. For $5.95, customers can purchase 5-day rentals of productions such as "Jekyll and Hyde: The Musical" and "Smokey Joe's Cafe." The rentals are available for $4.95 to BroadwayOnline.com Club members for the same period, after which the files become inaccessible. Content from the Broadway Television Network is also featured on DivX.com, a recently redesigned site from DivXNetworks. That company has a similar agreement with alternative film distributor Strand Releasing. The DivX technology allows a feature film to be transferred over a high-speed Internet connection in about 30 minutes, according to the company's Web site.

November 8, 2001

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Intertainer extends reach, cuts staff

Video-on-demand provider Intertainer says it has signed a deal to provide services to Adelphia subscribers. Los Angeles-based Intertainer said the cable company will deliver the services to customers with digital cable TV or a high-speed cable modem. Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles will be the first cities to offer services under the deal, Intertainer said. The agreement comes as Intertainer restructures its business and cuts staff. An Intertainer representative would not comment on the number of layoffs but said recent deals allowed the company to reduce its work force. The company recently struck pacts with movie giant Universal Studios, broadband-network provider WinFirst and Liberate Technologies, which develops interactive TV software.

October 5, 2001

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Intertainer extends reach, cuts staff

Video-on-demand provider Intertainer says it has signed a deal to provide services to Adelphia subscribers. Los Angeles-based Intertainer said the cable company will deliver the services to customers with digital cable TV or a high-speed cable modem. Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Los Angeles will be the first cities to offer services under the deal, Intertainer said. The agreement comes as Intertainer restructures its business and cuts staff. An Intertainer representative would not comment on the number of layoffs but said recent deals allowed the company to reduce its work force. The company recently struck pacts with movie giant Universal Studios, broadband-network provider WinFirst and Liberate Technologies, which develops interactive TV software.

October 5, 2001