TITLE

VOD Gets Big Boost

AUTHOR(S)
Stump, Matt; Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
September 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
14514800

 

Related Articles

  • Advice: Cable best avoid digital razzle dazzle. Hall, Lee // Electronic Media;08/17/98, Vol. 17 Issue 34, p3 

    Reports on the development of interactive television by cable operators in the United States. Failure of early efforts; Introduction of innovative television set-tops; Processing handled by servers at the system headend; Distribution agreements between cable systems and content suppliers.

  • Cable ready. Callaghan, D. P. // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;5/14/002, Vol. 373 Issue 23, pS-22 

    Focuses on the significance of the cable television networks in marketing a motion picture. Ability to produce creative marketing for a motion picture; Efficiency in programming a movie with added value in engineered programming; Appeal of the cable television in marketing a film to the consumers.

  • Movie buffs find screen gems on cable TV. Mason, M.S. // Christian Science Monitor;6/9/2000, Vol. 92 Issue 139, p16 

    Reports on classic motion pictures being aired on cable television, in light of festivals of networks on which the motion pictures are broadcasting.

  • Future stock: Movie libraries dictate next cable net battle. Dempsey, John // Variety;5/29/95, Vol. 359 Issue 5, p21 

    Reports that theatrical movies are becoming the battleground for the cable-network wars of the late 1990s. Cable television operators' search for movie channels; Expansion of channel capacity.

  • SUMMER MOVIE HITS.  // Multichannel News;7/26/2010, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p10 

    The article lists the top most-watched cable movies of 2010 including "The Client's List," "Revenge of the Bridesmaids," and "Meteor Storm."

  • in the news.  // Variety;4/26/2010, Vol. 418 Issue 11, p2 

    Presented are brief news stories concerning the entertainment industry including information on motion pictures and cable television.

  • Prices Still a Hot Button. Grebb, Michael // Multichannel News;5/6/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p74 

    Reports the increasing rate of cable television subscription in the U.S. Level of customer complaints about the issue; Limitations of digital conversion among cable operators.

  • DirecTV Benefits As Yankees' YES, Cablevision Battle. Scoblete, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;4/15/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p6 

    Report the increase in subscriber activations of DirecTV network in New York. Contribution of the standoff between Yes Network and Cablevision network; Percentage of the increased activations; Negotiation on the New York Yankees game coverage between Yes Network and Cablevision.

  • Honeymoon in Vegas. Brown, Roger // CED;Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p4 

    Focuses on the impact of the Consumer Electronics Show on the cable television industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. Features of the event; Emphasis on the Go2Broadband project; Availability of the advanced services to consumers.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics