TITLE

Blockbuster fee eliminations puts competitive eye on VOD

PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
CED;Feb2005, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the perceived negative impact of Blockbuster's decision to drop late fees from movie rentals in 2005, on cable's video-on-demand (VOD) efforts. Company's extension of due dates for games to one week and two days or one week for movies, plus a one-week grace period; Blockbuster's advantage over VOD earlier release windows; Expected response of cable by playing up subscriptions and offer of free VOD services.
ACCESSION #
15979088

 

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