Saturday, 03 December 2016

Mum, the telly's on fire!

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Friday 04 April 14

Amazon joins the Internet TV party as the net neutrality debate gets seriously hot.

When I was a kid, needing to use the words "fire" and "TV" in the same sentence was a bad thing. It didn't help that we were the proud owners of a cathode ray tube (CRT) television set the size of a garden shed that required a particular – and well-practised – trick to turn it on. Specifically, you had to thump it really hard on the top, in exactly the right place and simultaneously hit the power button…

When I was a kid, needing to use the words "fire" and "TV" in the same sentence was a bad thing. It didn't help that we were the proud owners of a cathode ray tube (CRT) television set the size of a garden shed that required a particular – and well-practised – trick to turn it on. Specifically, you had to thump it really hard on the top, in exactly the right place and simultaneously hit the power button…

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