VOD Gets Big Boost

Stump, Matt; Umstead, R. Thomas
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p1
This article focuses on joint venture of video on demand (VOD). Comcast Corp.'s proposed video-on-demand joint venture with Sony Pictures Entertainment could put cable a step closer to the goal of showing top Hollywood titles on VOD at the same time they appear at Block-buster and Wal-Mart. The merger partners wouldn't spell out specifics on such issues as whether or not VOD windows might be shortened, or how much content from the Sony library could make its way to Comcast's on-demand customers.


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