Sexing Up Technology

Umstead, R. Thomas
June 2005
Multichannel News;6/20/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p28
Focuses on the initiative of U.S. adult television channels to target new media opportunities through integrating varied technological platforms into television broadcasting. Information on various television networks that plan to launch services exclusively for video-on-demand; Types of content-branded wireless services offered by adult channels; Launch of a 24-hour Playboy high definition channel by Playboy TV.


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