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- DirecTV's Mad About Interactivity. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;3/13/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p10
Focuses on the college-basket ball subscription promotion offered by DirecTV Inc. Information on the interactive technology of DirecTV that will serve as the platform for its college-basket ball subscription package; Price of the subscription package; Details on the promotion; Comments from...
- Local Blackouts Irk 'Sunday Ticket' Holders. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;9/22/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p16
Discusses criticism from subscribers against the out-of-market game-blackout provisions implemented by DirecTV Inc. for the coverage of the National Football League (NFL) Sunday-afternoon games in the U.S. Agreement of DirecTV with the NFL regarding the coverage of games; Pricing scheme for...
- For Details on the Olympics, Go to the Remote Control. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;2/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p23
Reveals that subscribers of Time Warner Cable's digital-cable television service will be able to track medal counts and access extensitive TV listings, athlete biographies using their TV's remote controls when the Winter Olympics starts in Torino, Italy. Information on how the service will be...
- Brazil's Pay TV Game. Penteado, Claudia // Ad Age Global;May2001, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p32
Provides information on the different cable television operators in Brazil that provide pay-per-view services for sports programs and events. Viewership of soccer and extreme sports events; Pay-per-view rates from Pan-American Sports Network and SporTV; Advertisers of cable and satellite networks.
- Ski Channel in '08. Eggerton, John // Broadcasting & Cable;4/30/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 18, p28
The article reports that Steve Bellamy, founder of the cable television network The Tennis Channel, has signed an agreement with Time Warner Cable to carry his latest project, the Ski Channel, beginning in 2008. The Ski Channel's status as a digital on-demand channel is noted. Bellamy claims 90...
- NFL Net Rejects Time Warner's Proposal. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;12/18/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 47, p4
The article reports on NFL Network's rejection of the proposal by Time Warner Cable to enable subscribers in the New York metropolitan area to see Rutgers University play Kansas State in the Texas Bowl. The NFL Network offered Time Warner a free license to show its programming for a week on an...
- TVKO Starts Slowly With 2001 Fight Slate. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;01/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p22
Reports on developments related to pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast of boxing in the United States as of January 29, 2001. PPV operator TVKO's plan to distribute the April 7, 2001, bout between Prince Naseem Hamed and Marco Antonio Barerra; Boxer Oscar De La Hoya's termination of his contract with...
- On Deck. // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p1
The article reports on the launching of regional sports cable network SportsNet New York in Spring 2005. Sports events that it will organize are listed. Star attractions of the network are described.
- TVKO's Next Pitch: Vargas-Trinidad. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p132
Focuses on the plans of pay-per-view operator TVKO for the Fernando Vargas-Felix Trinidad boxing match on December 2, 2000. Benefits to be derived from the multimedia promotional campaign; Advertising plans.