DSG Defined Shameless Plug Part II: Communications Technology and Texas Instruments are hosting a breakfast (go to www.ct-magazine.com for more details) at the upcoming NCTA show on the DOCSIS Set-top Gateway protocol, IPTV and Interactive TV. To learn more about DSG, check out this archived story by CT columnist Ron Hranac at http://www.ct-magazine.com/archives/ct/0503/0503_broadband.html. Time Warner Cable Goes for Replays Aside of Cablevision‘s plans for a network DVR service, the other big news this week was a story by the New York Times about Time Warner Cable‘s efforts to secure the rights to replay network TV program on its VOD service. Here’s the scoop at http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/03/27/business/warner.php. Slingbox Good for Cable? Is Sling Media‘s Slingbox good for cable, or is it riding the industry’s coattails for free? Light Reading has the story at http://www.lightreading.com/document.asp?doc_id=91718&WT.svl=news1_2

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NFL Ratings Down

NFL ratings may be down, but that doesn’t necessarily spell doom and gloom for the league and its broadcast partners. Its Week 1 ratings fell 7.5% YOY, down 3% from 2018 and 4% from 2017. However, analysts

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