Consumer >> Analyst Interviews >> November 9, 1998

An Update On Cable Tv : Philip J. Sirlin – Schroder & Co

PHILIP J. SIRLIN is a Vice President of Equity Research at Schroder & Co., Inc. Previously, he was associated with Strategic System Group, Inc. as a Vice President and with Sanford Bernstein & Company as a Telecommunications Analyst. He received his Bachelor's degree from Princeton University, an M.A. in economics from Yale University and an MBA from Harvard University. Mr. Sirlin is married, has one child, and is involved with New Castle Community Television, a public access television station, as President. Profile
TWST: Philip, how ready are the broadcasters and the viewers and, of

course, the cable companies for the digital TV revolution that is about

to begin?

Mr. Sirlin: It is often said that some