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While 2003 is looking to be a flat year for many industries, for the cable industry, it is shaping up to be a year of resumed growth.
Several factors are likely to fuel .this growth, including cable-modem penetration, as well as the emergence of video-on-demand, HDTV and several flavors of voice services. Smack in the middle of the year -- and in the middle of the technology -- is the Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers' Cable-Tec Expo, taking place May 11 to 14 in Philadelphia.
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New services are key to the cable industry's continued success and to maintaining its current base of video customers. VOD is clearly a focus for most cable operators, as it provides a service that cannot be matched by satellite. Currently, the satellite industry …