TITLE

'Ultimate Fighting' Punches Up Net

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Karen
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/17/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 28, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on the development of a Web-based portal that features Turner Network Television's "Ultimate Fighting Championship." The portal, which is built by technology provider Entriq Inc., offers fight fans the option to buy individual fight video or sign up for subscription packages. The UFC on Demand is offered in two quality versions, standard and high-definition.
ACCESSION #
21587033

 

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