TITLE

USDTV chalks up sub No. 10.000

PUB. DATE
November 2004
SOURCE
CED;Nov2004, Vol. 30 Issue 11, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports that U.S. DigitalTelevision Inc.'s (USDTV) value-priced, over-the-air video service has netted more than 10,000 subscribers since its launch in March 2004. USDTV, which combines datacasting technology and leased digital broadcast spectrum to offer a limited lineup of standard-and high-definition programming, currently operates in Salt Lake City, Albuquerque and Las Vegas. The company expects to roll out programming packages, which sell for as low as $19.95 per month, to additional markets in the fourth quarter. USDTV shares an undisclosed portion of subscription revenues with its broadcasting partners.
ACCESSION #
14939548

 

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