- On-Demand Helps 'Wire' Viewership. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;11/13/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 43, p1
The article reports that video-on-demand is becoming a big part of the value of premium networks, both to subscribers and to cable operators in the U.S. HBO's experiment with making new episodes of The Wire available on-demand before they premiere on the network has helped build viewership for...
- Outdoor Channel Gets Into VOD Next. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;6/20/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p6
Focuses on the plan of independent programmer Outdoor Channel to launch a video-on-demand (VOD) offering in the U.S. Preparations of the company in entering the VOD market; Benefits of VOD service to be provided by the company to audiences; Estimated number of subscribers of the network.
- VOD express slowed by cost, measurement reality. Whitney, Daisy // Advertising Age;9/11/2006, Vol. 77 Issue 37, Special section pS5
The article considers the declining number of broadcast networks in the U.S. offering video-on-demand (VOD) services. Most network executives say that VOD is more complicated, citing affiliate agreements clearance rights. Rights issues are one of the main impediments to providing content for the...
- VOD Came Alive in 2005. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;1/2/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p12
The article discusses the growth of video-on-demand (VOD) in the U.S. in 2005. Application of VOD grew in three critical areas--advertising, distribution and programming. Several factors have contributed to the growth of VOD including: the launch of several on-demand services in 2005; the...
- Dialing for Dollars. // Broadcasting & Cable;8/30/2004, Vol. 134 Issue 35, p28
Deals with the performance of the video, high-speed data and telephone businesses of U.S. cable television operator Comcast Corp. Percentage of the company's revenue attributed to its data and telephone services; Rate of Comcast's cable subscribers who will be receiving video-on-demand services...
- Gauging the Value of TV Anytime. Umstead, R. Thomas; Moss, Linda; Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;11/14/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 47, p8
Reports on the imposition of fees by several television broadcasting companies in the U.S. for on-demand access of their television programs in 2005. Impact of the charges on consumers; Views of Coleman Breland, executive vice president of sales and marketing at Turner Network Sales, on the...
- Comcast an Early 'Sleeper' Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/24/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p6
Focuses on the subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service being offered by Comcast Corp. via cable television network Showtime in the U.S. Inclusion of a proprietary Internet video package in the VOD arrangement; Television programs featured on VOD; Advantages of the service.
- Comcast's NBC news... Cox's sixth ESPN HD market... TWC Ohio does DVR... Insight VOD plays in Peoria... Microsoft's IPG... Brady, Shirley // Cable World (10427228);5/12/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 19, p11
Presents updates on the cable television industry in the U.S. as of May 2003. Improvements in the video-on-demand service of Comcast; Plans of Cox Northern Virginia for the launch of the ESPN high-definition sports channel; Information on the video-on-demand service launched by Insight...
- Market Research. // CableFAX Daily;2/10/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 28, p2
Highlights the result of a survey conducted by Nielsen Media Research and Comcast Corp. on the effects of video-on-demand (VOD) on TV programming in the U.S. Implications of VOD for traditional TV ratings; Percentage of survey respondents who watched VOD versus traditional TV programs.