Showtime Enters Second SVOD Phase
- STUDIOS' VOTE ON VOD MIXED. // Variety;7/30/2001, Vol. 383 Issue 10, p14
Focuses on the decision of Universal Pictures company to sell its motion pictures to In Demand, a pay-per-view (PPV) distributor, for use in a separate window for video-on-demand (VOD). Significance of the deal on the growth of VOD in the United States; Factors which affect the popularity of VOD.
- The VOD delusion. Lunden, Ingrid // Total Telecom Magazine;Apr2009, p23
The article reports on the increase in the number of people tuning into new video on demand (VOD) services, with some operators reporting a rise in revenues from subscribers. A spokesperson for BT says children's programming is one of its most popular genres among VOD subscribers. Traditional...
- VOD Shares PPV Burdens But Bears More Promise. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;8/29/2005 25th Anniversary, Vol. 26 Issue 36, p24
Claims that video-on-demand (VOD) is a more viable business platform than the pay-per-view approach in the U.S. Features of the direct-broadcast satellite services; Estimated revenue by cable operators from VOD purchases from 2003 to 2014; Opinion of several programmers on the viability of a...
- SVOD Could Use Help: Panel. Applebaum, Simon // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p2
Reports on the increased popularity of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) services at the Kagan, New York video-on-demand (VOD) summit. Reasons for skepticism of some producers about the reliability of SVOD; Breakup of SVOD programming offered by Home Box Office Inc.; Arguments for selling SVOD...
- Launch Pad. Applebaum, Simon // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p2
The article reports on the premiere of the male-centric voice-on-demand service of Ripe TV on October 28, 2005. Assistance provided by Hearst-Argyle TV is reported. Information on programs and advertisements to be aired are provided.
- First-Run Features. // Multichannel News;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p22
Presents a listing of upcoming first-run and continuing movies in the video-on-demand window from the major studios that supply products to cable operators in the U.S., such as Sony Pictures, Universal Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Warner Bros., New Line Cinema, Metro-Goldwyn Mayer Inc., Walt...
- Becoming iNDEMAND. McAdams, Deborah D. // Broadcasting & Cable;03/06/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 10, p36
Highlights the plans of pay-per-view provider iNDEMAND to venture into the video-on-demand (VOD) segment of the broadcasting industry. Aims of delivering VOD content, via satellite; iNDEMAND's industry ranking; History of the emergence of VOD technology; Programming plans for the VOD service...
- Dollars & Sense: IPTV: The Business Model (Part Ii). Kurtin, Owen D. // VIA Satellite;9/1/2007, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p8
This article focuses on the components of video on demand (VOD) services. The author discusses the vertical relationship between the satellite VOD provider or operator, distributors down the chain such as other multichannel video programming distributors or end-user subscribers, and up the...
- SVOD Lineup. // Multichannel News;6/7/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 23, p70
Presents some programming highlights from subscription video-on-demand offerings form several cable networks in the U.S. in June 2004.