Tracking Switched Digital Video The February issue of Communications Technology has the core components for switched digital video covered at Beaming Up Movies Backed by Disney, Intel and Cisco, MovieBeam will offer new titles from several major Hollywood studios on the day they are released on DVD, a first for an on-demand service, which is 30 to 60 days sooner than typical video-on-demand offerings from cable systems. Read more about it at Boning up on Broadband Policy Servers Light Reading examines how Broadband Policy Servers will help manage various services and applications, such as VOD, IPTV, PVRs, and online gaming, at

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