VOD needs a reality check

Baumgartner, Jeff
February 2005
CED;Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p3
Trade Publication
Reports on EchoStar Communications' offer of "video-on-demand" (VOD) service in March 2005, as discussed at the 2005 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada. Company's reservation of about 100 hours of hard drive space for VOD movies that would be downloaded using the DISH Player-DVR 625 receiver; Need for the cable industry to educate people about the difference between VOD and DVR; Other cable companies' strategies to meet EchoStar's aggression.


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