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- Adelphia Hikes Commercial Rates. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;3/3/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 9, p39
Reports on increase in rates charged by Adelphia Communications Corp. from its commercial subscribers in Los Angeles, California, as of March 2003. Adelphia's claims of undercharged accounts; Fox Cable Networks Group's announcement not to increase its licensing fees to multiple systems...
- Per-Sub Values Lose Primacy. Sherman, Jay // Television Week;4/11/2005, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p20
Reports on the exclusion of per-subscriber values from discussions on cable negotiations in the U.S. Absence of the per-subscriber value in a bid for Adelphia Communications; Changes in cable subscribers that contributed in the absence of per-subscriber values in negotiation; Difficulty in...
- Adelphia Leaves Eminem on PPV Slate. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/12/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p22
Reports the pay-per-view concert to subscribers by Adelphia Communications in the United States. Criticisms against rapper Eminem for his misogynist and anti-gay lyrics; Extensive marketing plan of the event in the Internet and radio; Promotion to lead the top 30 markets through urban radio...
- Adelphia Will Roll Out SVOD. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;5/21/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 21, p47
Focuses on the subscription of video-on-demand services by the Adelphia Communications Corp. Arrangement between Adelphia Communications Corp. and Home Box Office on SVOD; Benefit of SVOD in retaining subscribers; Plan of exploring other SVOD pricing and distribution models.
- ADELPHIA AGREES TO RATE REFUND IN L.A. // Cable World (10427228);9/8/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 33, p8
Reports on the decision of cable operator Adelphia Communications in September 2003 to refund the payments made by its subscribers in Los Angeles, California. Company background; Objective of the new management of the company after it filed for bankruptcy in 2002.
- Adelphia Drops Spice, Playboy in L.A. Umstead, R. Thomas; Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/13/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 46, p36
Reports that Adelphia Communications Corp. removed adult pay-per-view networks Spice and Playboy TV from its Los Angeles, California systems. Financial ramifications for Playboy TV; Possible reconsideration of the move depending on local franchising authorities.
- Maine Town Cuts Adelphia's Franchise Fee to 1%. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;6/9/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 23, p54
Cable subscribers in Hampden, Maine will see their cable rates drop from $1.90 to $8.00 a month, due to recent actions taken by the town council, as of June 9, 2003. Elected officials voted to cut franchise fee of Adelphia Communications Corp. from current 5% to only 1%. Town manager Susan...
- Cable's Triple Play Keeps Heat on DBS. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;4/30/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 18, p54
The article reports on the declining subscribers of DirecTV Inc. and Echostar Communications in the U.S. According to Sanford Bernstein cable and satellite analyst Craig Moffett, the decrease of subscribers in both companies is a result of their struggle to offer triple-play package of voice,...
- Prognosis Weak For Sub Growth. // Multichannel News;11/14/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 43, p26
The article looks at the issues related to the weak growth of pay television (TV) sector despite of good third quarter of 2011. It is mentioned that the insufficient growth of the sector in the first half of 2011 is restricting its all around growth. A research report by Sanford Bernstein cable...