DirecTV Returns Serve on VOD
- DirecTV Floats HD Plans; Dish Inflates Basic Rates. Brady, Shirley; Kramer, Staci D. // Cable World (10427228);1/13/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p10
Reports on the high definition television (HDTV) commitment of cable television network DirecTV. Announcement of a high definition digital video recorder with TiVo service and a fourth HDTV channel; Incentives being given to subscribers; Plan to double its local-channel markets at the end of 2003.
- Bloody Sunday: DirecTV Runs Ticket Up the Gut. // CableFAX Daily;2/9/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 27, p1
Presents an update on cable operator DirecTV Group Inc. in the U.S., as of February 9, 2006. Plans of the company to launch high definition service to several markets across the country; Launching of the initial video-on-demand offering; Level of an increase in company revenue.
- HD, VOD Duet. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;4/18/2005, Vol. 135 Issue 16, p30
Deals with the development of high definition (HD) video on demand (VOD) products by Indemand and its channel high definition service in the U.S. Views on the transition of the cable industry to HD VOD; Number of channel HD service owned by Indemand.
- More On DirecTV. // CableFAX Daily;2/23/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p1
Reports on the plan of DirecTV to increase the number of its cable subscribers in the U.S. by 2008. Estimated number of high definition channels to be offered by the company by 2007.
- Competition. // CableFAX Daily;1/3/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p2
Reports on the launch of local high definition television channels from cable networks ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox by DirecTV, in New York City and Los Angeles, California in January 2006.
- MSOs Take Many Roads to HD. Kerschbaumer, Ken // Broadcasting & Cable;6/9/2003, Vol. 133 Issue 23, p46
In a continuing hunt for a competitive advantage, cable operators are using high definition (HD) television programming as a weapon. Broadcasting company DirecTV Inc. has announced the launch of an HD pay tier while major cable operators continue to launch HD services in more markets. The...
- HD On-Demand Stuck in Slo-Mo. Kuhl, Craig // Broadcasting & Cable;8/21/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 33, p21
The article forecasts the slow growth of high-definition (HD) television programming to the video-on-demand (VOD) menu. Capacity and content are seen to affect the growth of HD VOD. The issue of bandwidth has an impact on the progress of HD on VOD. SureWest, cable television operator, is moving...
- The Next Big Things? // Cable World (10427228);7/15/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 28, p70
Looks at trends in the cable television (TV) and telecommunication industry. Outlook on high-definition TV; Video-on-demand initiative of Comcast; Forecast on multiplayer interactive gaming channels.
- Fighting for HD bragging rights. Patterson, Traci // CED;Feb2008, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p34
The article focuses on the trend of high-definition (HD) programming to cable subscribers in the U.S. It is emphasized that lacking a true triple-play of their own satellite providers have made HD content a high priority. The satellite operators lack the interactive signal which is necessary to...