May 17, 1999 2:00 PM PDT

Building the set-top box

  latest developments 

Two deals today highlight what the set-top market will look like, a market in high demand by some of the biggest high-tech players.

"In terms of mass market adoption, we see [interactive services as] two to three years away."

- Elie Antoun, executive vice president, LSI Logic's consumer products division.


Deals yield clues to TV set-top visions
A new chip from LSI Logic and a deal See related story: The new world order between Spyglass and Korean consumer electronics giant LG Electronics are shedding more light on how the TV set-top box market, and the device itself, might develop.

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AOL works its way around cable TV
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