SBC Climbs the Video Mountain

Donohue, Steve
October 2005
Multichannel News;10/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p41
Focuses on the plan of SBC Communications Inc. to develop interactive video technology for its Microsoft TV-powered pay-television service in the U.S. Reliance of the company's video product to Internet-Protocol television applications; Background on the relationship between SBC and Echostar; Service charges for SBC video product.


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