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Month: August 2007

Wal-Mart HDTV Juggernaut Advances

August 3, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

Last winter, Wal-Mart set off a price war with its deep discounting of HDTV products on Black Friday, the SuperBowl of shopping on the day after Thanksgiving. Best Buy and Circuit City are still recovering from the hits they took trying to keep up with the competition. How has Wal-Mart held up? It looks as though the company is doing fine, and getting ready to deliver more of the same....

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Sharp Announces Gen 10 LCD Plant

August 2, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

Got a spare $3.2 billion? Then you too can build a tenth generation -- 10G -- LCD production plant just like Sharp. Sharp is the first company to announce plans for a production line that will handle sheets of glass substrates this large. As already reported here, the glass will be more than 10 feet square. This size can make six 60" HDTVs per sheet, but is also too large...

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IPTV to Reach $5.8 Billion in 2011

August 1, 2007 | Ibex Marketing

Internet Television, aka IPTV: do you watch it? If you've every watched a YouTube clip, the answer is yes. And as I've mentioned here, the delivery of video content over broadband has the potential to be incredibly disruptive to the existing television broadcast systems, from the studios that generate the content to the networks that distribute it. And now we have some numbers to back it up. iSupply has just...

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