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- Cable rates' endless rise. // Consumer Reports;May2009, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p5
This article discusses the continuous annual increase in cable television rates. According to the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, cable rates have climbed 122 percent since 1995. Since most areas are serviced by only one cable company, there is no competition to keep the rates lower....
- Hawaiian Crunch. Romano, Allison // Broadcasting & Cable;10/10/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 41, p15
Presents an update on the status of cable television penetration in Hawaii, as of October 10, 2005. Comparison of the percentage of households subscribing between cable and satellite television; Sale of the phone business of Verizon Communications Inc. to local operator Hawaiian Telecom Inc.
- SEEKING PARITY. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;2/11/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 6, p38
The article reports on issues pertaining to the exclusive right of satellite television providers and phone companies in the U.S. to serve apartment buildings with video services. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission implemented a policy which bans cable operators from retaining or...
- News nets could be next players in carriage wars. Dempsey, John // Variety;2/27/2006, Vol. 402 Issue 2, p18
The article focuses on a battle between cable networks and cable or satellite operators over fees and contracts. Cable operators and satellite broadcasters are preparing to keep cable network rate increases to the low single digits. Based on a formula that links cable network revenue to ratings,...
- DISH & Lifetime back together. Forever? Joyner, Ashley Tusan // New York Amsterdam News;2/9/2006, Vol. 97 Issue 7, p4
The article informs that as a result of collapsed rate renegotiations between leading women's network duo Lifetime Television/Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) and popular satellite television provider DISH Network, the December 31, 2005 expiration of DISH's carriage contract with Lifetime had forced...
- Cable, satellite aim high: Advertisers stay grounded. Mandese, Joe // Advertising Age International;Mar1997, pI4
Focuses on the assessment of several multinational package goods and service advertisers about international cable and satellite television (TV). Pay off in increased advertising; Concerns on cultural distractions and organization related to international cable; Expectation for increase budgets...
- Cable must outmarket DBS firms. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;07/24/2000, Vol. 19 Issue 30, p2
Focuses on the discussion about how cable television can lure back subscribers who defected to digital broadcast satellite (DBS), during the Cable Television Association of Marketers (CTAM) Summit. AT&T Broadband Services President Dan Somers' advice to market for the next generation of digital...
- Satellite hurting cable. Rohrs, Chris // Electronic Media;2/17/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p14
Focuses on the impact of directly broadcast satellite television on the cable television viewership in the U.S. Decline in the growth of cable channels; Reasons for advertisers' preference for satellite channels; Plans of subscription satellite providers to expand their business activities.
- DBS Providers Push Low-Cost Offerings. Hogan, Monica // Multichannel News;12/18/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 51, p28
Focuses on the competition between direct broadcast satellite and cable television providers in the United States. Promotions launched by cable companies to win back customers.