TITLE

Tiers and the Family Way

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted; Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Multichannel News;12/12/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 52, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of television cable system operators Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable to offer television programing that include only family-oriented television channels. The reason behind the decision of the operators is given. The significance of the plan of the two companies is explained.
ACCESSION #
19133632

 

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