TITLE

New Net Caters to Infants

AUTHOR(S)
Moss, Linda
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/15/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 20, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the launch of the premium service BabyFirstTV by DirecTV Inc. which offers linear programming for infants and hours of content for on-demand use. Aim of BabyFirstTV; Features of the service; Plan of DirecTV to offer the service to subscribers for free in May 2006.
ACCESSION #
20854495

 

Related Articles

  • Kids' TV Rules On VOD. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;3/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p19 

    Looks at the popularity of children's programming on video on demand in the U.S. Increase in PBS Sprout's on-demand service; Information on how PBS replaces its 50 hours of on-demand programming; Reaction of advertisers to the popularity of video on demand.

  • The Kids Aren't All Right. PRANGE, STEPHANIE // Home Media Magazine;6/10/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 23, p3 

    The author suggests easy access to content is what consumers want in the subscription video-on-demand business following the decision of Netflix to drop mass media company Viacom reasoning that children's television has a short shelf life.

  • WASHINGTON WATCH.  // Broadcasting & Cable;1/3/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 1, p12 

    Presents updates on political issues related to the television broadcasting industry in the U.S., as of January 2005. Decision of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on a complaint filed against DirecTV by the Secular Coalition for America regarding religious programming; Launch of...

  • THROUGH THE WIRE. Stump, Matt; Umstead, R. Thomas; Hearn, Ted; Steinert-Threlkeld, Tom // Multichannel News;3/6/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 10, p38 

    Presents updates on the television industry in the U.S. as of March 6, 2006. Information on the video-on-demand systems offered by Comcast Corp. and News Corp.; Highlights of a press release from the Parents Television Council about violence in children's television programming; Views of...

  • Growing Up Fast. Albiniak, Paige // Broadcasting & Cable;11/5/2007, Vol. 137 Issue 44, p20 

    The article focuses on the cable television network for children aged 2-5, PBS Kids Sprout. Launched in 2005 Kids Sprout offers three services, a digital cable network, its own Web site for children, and a video dial tone service. The latter is a particularly popular service for preschoolers,...

  • LONG HARD climb. Reynolds, Mike // Multichannel News;3/20/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p20 

    Focuses on the strategy launched by preschool television network PBS Kids Sprout to compete with other television networks that reach far more preschooler audiences. Role of Big Bird and such other well-known characters as Thomas the Tank Engine, Bob the Builder and Barney in helping the...

  • Playing the angles with kids. Landay, Jerry M. // Christian Science Monitor;9/23/97, Vol. 89 Issue 209, p18 

    Opinion. Discusses commercial television in the United States in late 1997. The importance of the angle to attract attention; Regulations which are aimed at curbing the visceral hype of sex and violence; Requirements for educational television programming; Content ratings codes; How television...

  • Phillyvision Looks Like a Keeper. Stump, Matt // Multichannel News;9/29/2003, Vol. 24 Issue 39, p24A 

    Provides information on the video-on-demand (VOD) services of Comcast Corp. in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Increase in monthly order rates for both free and transactional content in July 2003; Plan of the firm to offer more children's programming on its VOD service; Personalization concept in...

  • VERIZON FIOS OFFERS KID-FRIENDLY SUMMER FARE. Hecht, Isabella // Home Media Magazine;7/20/2009, Vol. 31 Issue 29, p11 

    The article reports on the offering by Verizon FiOS TV and FiOS Internet of summer entertainment that is both child-friendly and educational in July 2009. About 1,000 children's programs are offered through the video-on-demand service of FiOS TV. The shows are content from Discovery Kids, the...

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