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Three reasons why this may be more long-term than you may perceive.
1) New technologies do not necessarily eliminate old.
For example, the number of 5-tube radios produced each year went up for many years after transistor table models were available.
2) Much of world is not necessarily rich enough to afford to pay for service. Couple the long-term viability of regular TV with the clearly superior quality (usually) available from digital and terrestrial TV ain't dead yet.
3) It may be that the long-term unemployed may not be able to afford cable. Sadly, this is not a small nor shrinking group in the US.
It seems odd that Intel would launch a new capability around broadcast TV standards as those standards are moving towards IP-based content distribution. That movement would appear to make a capability like this moot within a relatively short horizon.
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