Cable television and government policy in Japan

Minoru Sugaya

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The development of the cable industry in Japan has been steady but slow. The Japanese cable penetration rate is not as high as in the USA and Canada for several reasons, and in this article the focus is on how broadcasting policy in Japan has affected the cable television market. Nevertheless the number of cable television systems has increased every year, and the future of the cable business in Japan is also discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-239
Number of pages7
JournalTelecommunications Policy
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1995 Apr
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Information Systems
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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