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Layoffs Hit BIGPIPE

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Cable database and news provider confirmed that it laid off some
staff this week, but it declined to say how many jobs were cut.

'We are consolidating in light of the terrifying market conditions,' BIGPIPE
CEO Paul Maxwell said Thursday. Maxwell and Phillips Business Information own

Maxwell said the year-old venture, based in Golden, Colo., will continue to
operate with a smaller staff, and it will launch a new daily electronic-mail
newsletter next week.

BIGPIPE offers users access to detailed databases containing information
about the cable industry at the MSO, division, regional and system levels. It
also operates a business-to-business service to sell cable hardware over the

Phillips Business Information publishes CableFAX Daily. Maxwell
founded CableFAX and other publications, including Multichannel
, and he currently writes for CableFAX.