TITLE

BBC buttons up for World Cup

PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Televisual;Jun2006, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) is using World Cup to showcase its increasing investment in interactive television. During live World Cup matches, BBC interactive viewers can access extra audio services, picture in picture highlights, and a channel "Your Shout" which dedicated to user generated content.
ACCESSION #
21332092

 

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