Beta: Subs Want Movies
- Movies on Demand. Willcox, James K. // Sound & Vision;Apr2003, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p96
Deals with the decision of cable television companies in the U.S. to offer video on demand (VOD) that allows consumers to watch any available movies anytime they want. Origins of VOD; Details of the pricing of movies available in VOD; Information on how VOD works. INSET: I Want My VOD!.
- Cable Nets Working to Supply VOD Programs, Packages. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;7/21/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 29, p18
Presents information on the video-on-demand programs and packages being offered by cable television networks in the U.S. as of July 21, 2003. E! Presents Comcast on Demand; HBO on Demand; Independent Film Channel; IFC on Demand.
- SALUTING THE BEST IN DIGITAL, PPV, AND VOD MARKETING. // Multichannel News;3/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p18A
Presents the Digital Case Study competition on operations and services of cable operators in the United States. Sponsors of the competition; Categories of the competition; Marketing ideas for industry leaders.
- Multi-Tier Promo Stems PPV Erosion. // Multichannel News;3/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p20A
Reports the video-on-demand (VOD) and pay-per-view (PPV) campaigns among cable operators in the United States. Erosion in PPV usage and revenue; Factors influencing the increase of the usage of PPV and VOD; Company operation of Cablevision.
- S-A: SVOD Outings Shorter, More Frequent. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;3/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 9, p24A
Reports the competition between video-on-demand use and subscription video-on-demand (SVOD) use among cable operators in the United States. Increase the performance of Time Warner Cable network; Prices of the Home Box Office SVOD; Average session duration of SVOD.
- Levin: video-on-demand a go at HBO. Goldsmith, Jill // Daily Variety;06/07/2001, Vol. 272 Issue 4, p34
Reports on the plans of Home Box Office (HBO) to launch an HBO video-on-demand (VOD) subscription service in the United States. Features of the venture; Assembly of the rights to start the VOD channel; Implementation of the involvement of studios and others selling programming to the network.
- Pay-per-view fight: Studios vs. cable ops. Dempsey, John // Variety;06/08/98, Vol. 371 Issue 5, p21
Focuses on the fight over pay-per-view (PPV) movies between major studios and cable operators in New York. Comments regarding movie studios' demand for an increased rate; Implications of a boom in PPV movie-buying; Problem with revenue sharing between studios and stores.
- Don't Let Your VOD Subs 'Go Dormant'. // Communications Technology;Dec2004, Vol. 21 Issue 12, p11
The article focuses on the video-on-demand (VOD) subscribers. It's assumed that cable operators are in serious trouble if their systems don't reliably deliver advanced applications. Now the industry has numbers to back up that assumption. Everstream, a provider of data warehousing and analytics,...
- Tucson-area television service providers. // Inside Tucson Business;8/27/2001, Vol. 11 Issue 23, p12
Reports the ranking of television service providers based on the number of subscribers in Tucson, Arizona. Number of channels handled; Price of basic services on a monthly basis; Parent companies of the service providers.