Cable & Telecom

No box required: Samsung first with CableLabs-certified two-way digital TV set

LOUISVILLE, Colo. - Samsung Electronics has achieved certification status for an OCAP-enabled interactive digital television set in a recently concluded test wave held at CableLabs. “This is a significant accomplishment. The Samsung digital television (DTV) is a very innovative retail device that can connect directly to the cable system, and receive current advanced and premium cable services, as well as future interactive applications to come. By implementing the OpenCable platform, a common nationwide platform for delivering interactive cable applications is enabled,” said Glenn A. Britt, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable and chairman of the CableLabs Board of Directors....