TITLE

A Million Channels

AUTHOR(S)
Jessell, Harry A.
PUB. DATE
January 2004
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;1/5/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 1, p39
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents views on the efforts of U.S. cable operators in improving their services for subscribers, as of January 2004. Control of Rupert Murdoch on DirecTV, and his plans to increase the firms subscribers; Investigation being conducted by the National Association of Broadcasters on Freeview, the multichannel digital television service in England; Auction of spectrum for a new terrestrial microwave service to be conducted by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
ACCESSION #
11859731

 

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