This Just In

September 2005
Multichannel News;9/26/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 40, p5
Presents an update on subscription television in the U.S. as of September 2005. Resignation of Ed Desser from his position as executive vice president of strategic planning and business development at NBA TV; Decision of the California Public Utilities Commission to reverse a ruling which required Verizon Communications Inc. to establish a new technology platform accessible to competitors at wholesale rates; Exclusive video-on-demand rights to the television program "New Zoo Revue" secured by Mag Rack's Kids Club.


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