Rise of the Independents
- Launch Pad. Applebaum, Simon // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p2
The article reports on the premiere of the male-centric voice-on-demand service of Ripe TV on October 28, 2005. Assistance provided by Hearst-Argyle TV is reported. Information on programs and advertisements to be aired are provided.
- We're Ready for VOD. Now Bring on the Content. Sapan, Josh // Cable World (10427228);4/29/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 17, p52
Discusses the things to be considered by cable networks in order for them to carry video-on-demand (VOD) subscriptions. Information on the Scientific-Atlanta research on VOD; VOD products to be offered by cable television; VOD as cable's opportunity to reestablish what makes it different in a...
- Operators Eyeing Range of Video-on-Demand Models. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;6/23/2003, Vol. 22 Issue 25/26, p30
Reports on the possibility that cable operators, networks and program suppliers will develop a standard model for video-on-demand (VOD) services. Issues involved in planning for VOD; Information on the subscription VOD package offered by Comcast; Plans of Time Warner for VOD services.
- Gay-Aimed 'Here! TV' Goes Premium. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;10/4/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 40, p10
Reports on the 24-hour premium network launched in 2004 by Here! TV, formerly just an on-demand and pay-per-view service targeting gay audiences. Pricing for the premium channel; Types of programs included in Here! TV's subscription video-on-demand service; Claims of most cable operators...
- SVOD Lineup. // Multichannel News;8/1/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 31, p54
Presents the highlights from the August 2005 subscription video-on-demand offerings from various cable television networks in the U.S. Movies to be aired by Home Box Office; Television series from Showtime; Shows on Starz on Demand.
- Just like homemade. Reveron, Derek // Latin Trade (English);Feb99, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p66
Reports on the efforts of Miami, Florida-based pay television networks serving the Latin American market to transmit original programming. Factors for the congregation of Latin American cable companies to Miami; Programming improvements by GEMS, CTG, Discovery Networks Latin America/Iberia and...
- Cable Ã la carte: Pay per channel. // Consumer Reports;Jun2004, Vol. 69 Issue 6, p61
Asserts that television cable companies are price-gouging and underserving consumers in the U.S. Annual increases of cable television service payments experienced by cable consumers; Suggested solution to the problem; Views of the Consumers Union.
- Dutch lead European cable penetration. // Advertising Age;4/27/1992, Vol. 63 Issue 17, pI-36
The article presents a graph highlighting the percentage of European television households that are subscribing to cable. The graph shows that Netherlands is the number one country in terms of the number of households with cable television subscription.
- More programs, less grammar. // B&T Weekly;10/29/2004, Vol. 54 Issue 2495, p32
Reports on the new schedule for Australia's female-oriented pay television channel W.