Akimbo nets TBS YOD deal

November 2004
CED;Nov2004, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p8
Trade Publication
This article reports that Akimbo Systems Inc. removed some content questions swirling around its Internet based VOD service this fall after inking a deal to pipe in show's from TBS SuperStation Inc. The agreement will give Akimbo on-demand access to programs that fall under the TBS network umbrella including Cable News Network, Cartoon Network, Turner Classic Movies and Boomerang. Financial terms were not disclosed. The Akimbo service, which was set to launch in October 2004, requires customers to purchase a separate set-top box and to buy into a service that runs $9,99 per month. The box uses DSL or cable modem connections to deliver content to the box's hard drive.


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