Analysis: Set-top boxes are here to stay

01/14/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

DISH Network was among the multichannel-video providers that demonstrated "souped up set top boxes" at the International CES, Shalini Ramachandran writes. Consumers continue to prefer the equipment over smart TVs and video-equipped gaming consoles largely because set-tops boxes have storage for recording shows. Next-generation boxes will have at least a terabyte of storage while allowing for multiple concurrent recordings and greater engagement with Internet-based video.

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