Virgin Sound and Vision down to four employees, stops

July 1997
Electronic Education Report;07/09/97, Vol. 4 Issue 13, p6
Trade Publication
Announces that Virgin Sound and Vision (VSV) has exited the edutainment publishing market as parent company Virgin Communications shifted its focus away from compact disk read-only-memory (CD-ROM). Role of Sanctuary Woods Multimedia on the distribution and marketing of VSV software; Software of VSV that the company is distributing; Revenue of VSV generated from consumer sales.


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