TITLE

Fuel-Cost Hikes May Bite Cable Industry

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;10/17/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p31
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Highlights the possible effects of the increasing energy costs on the cable industry in the U.S. according to a report written by Jason Bazinet, a cable and satellite analyst at Citigroup Smith Barney, telecom analyst Mike Rollins and economist Steve Wieting in 2005. Flexibility of communications expenses according to Wieting; Suggestions of the report for consumers to save on entertainment, apparel and miscellaneous expenses; Overview of several basic service packages in cable offered by companies.
ACCESSION #
18610663

 

Related Articles

  • Honeymoon in Vegas. Brown, Roger // CED;Feb2003, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p4 

    Focuses on the impact of the Consumer Electronics Show on the cable television industry in Las Vegas, Nevada. Features of the event; Emphasis on the Go2Broadband project; Availability of the advanced services to consumers.

  • How Much Will Consumers Pay? A Hedonic Analysis of the Cable Television Industry. Anstine, Diane Bruce // Review of Industrial Organization;Sep2001, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p129 

    Develops a modified hedonic framework that determines the marginal willingness to pay by consumers for individual cable networks. Cable television operator's cable programming services; Importance of regional differences in determining demand for cable; Consumers' willingness to pay for more...

  • Rebate Settle Suit in Ky. Haugsted, Linda // Multichannel News;11/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 46, p22 

    Reports that past and present cable customers in Jefferson County, Kentucky will receive rebates to resolve a class action lawsuit over an improper passage of property taxes. Effect of the resolution on consumers; Complaints of local franchising authorities against the taxes; Reactions of...

  • Combing Through the Files. Grebb, Michael // Multichannel News;5/6/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p70 

    Reports the customer complaints concerning the cable industry in the U.S. Failure of answering service to relay repair calls; Poor quality of telephone customer service; Range of billing mistakes.

  • Prices Still a Hot Button. Grebb, Michael // Multichannel News;5/6/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 18, p74 

    Reports the increasing rate of cable television subscription in the U.S. Level of customer complaints about the issue; Limitations of digital conversion among cable operators.

  • DirecTV Benefits As Yankees' YES, Cablevision Battle. Scoblete, Greg // TWICE: This Week in Consumer Electronics;4/15/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 9, p6 

    Report the increase in subscriber activations of DirecTV network in New York. Contribution of the standoff between Yes Network and Cablevision network; Percentage of the increased activations; Negotiation on the New York Yankees game coverage between Yes Network and Cablevision.

  • Charter Gets Its Way, Consumers Lose.  // Multichannel News;4/22/2013, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p34 

    A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Charter Scores Set-Top Waiver" in the April 18, 2013 issue.

  • Cable's General Upfront, Kids' Buying Wind Down. Forkan, Jim // Multichannel News;7/15/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 28, p162 

    Reports the consumer target of cable networks on children. Comment of Turner Broadcasting Sales Inc. spokesman Jim Weiss; Indication on the upfront of Cartoon Networks; Inclusion on the cross-media packages sold by the Cartoon Networks.

  • Gay Net Role Models: Oxygen, 'Will & Grace' Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;07/10/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 28, p34 

    Focuses on the goal of C1TV to become a national cable network for gay audiences in the United States. Cable network's use of Oxygen Media as a model for its plans to serve its target audience; Integration of a cable entertainment network and a Web site; Acquisition of the U.S. rights to racy...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics