Cablevision readies mystery sat platform

Amdur, Meredith; Dempsey, John
September 2003
Daily Variety;9/26/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 60, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on expected management changes at CableVision Systems Corp. based in Bethpage, New York. Preparation for the launch of direct broadcast satellite platform; Speculation on the appointment of Ed Horowitz to head the satellite service; Focus on delivery of high-definition programming.


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