From Red Herring.com Desperate Telcos Push IPTV market .
U.S. telcos are rolling out IPTV services faster than carriers around the world as a result of the fierce cable battle in the U.S. market, a panel of industry executives said Wednesday.
The competition between U.S. cable companies and telcos to dominate the digital pipeline into homes is driving carriers to roll out IPTV defensively to avoid losing customers to cable. The result is that U.S. carriers are making massive investments in an industry in which too many operators are fighting over too few customers.
Cable companies could do one thing and have the Telcos for lunch. Know what it is?