News from the Bay


Our in depth coverage of last week’s National Show can be found throughout the issue. In Policy, House members discussed the digital transition and Kevin Martin made his first National Show appearance as FCC chairman. In Finance, analysts urge MSOs to keep investing in new products, and the bundle battle between cable, DBS and telcos is about to heat up. In Programming, Here! TV is expanding its lineup and its distribution base. Broadband Week covers the tech news coming out of San Francisco. Coverage of show panels can be found on pages 8 and 62. NAMIC held its annual awards breakfast (pg. 52). And ex-Vice President Al Gore unveiled plans for his network, the soon-to-be former Newsworld International (pg. 18).