Pocketing an ITV Deal

Stump, Matt
October 2005
Multichannel News;10/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p38
Reports on the purchase of GoldPocket Interactive by Tandberg Television in the U.S. in 2005. Background on the interactive television services of Tandberg; Features of GoldPocket's software; Advantages of the acquisition.


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