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- The New Mass Media. // Futurist;Jul/Aug86, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p3
Reports on mass media of the future. Selection of consumers from pay-per-view television; Bypass of theatrical release; Download of choices from teledelivery service; Experiment of a software group in interactive drama.
- Cablers continue to hook up subs for advanced services. Szalai, Georg // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;3/12/2002, Vol. 372 Issue 28, p12
Reports on the solid subscriber gains for advanced services generated by the cable industry in New York City. Percentage of the subscriber gains; Comparison among the number of subscribers in different quarters; Components of the advanced services offered by cable companies.
- From videotape to video servers, technology drives PPV. Scully, Sean // Broadcasting & Cable;11/29/93, Vol. 123 Issue 48, p66
Discusses technological innovations on increasing pay-per-view channel capacity. Identification of compression as the solution to channel capacity; Switched networks; Disc players; Video servers; Navigation systems. INSET: Common terms used in video on demand..
- U.S. eyes digital toehold. Dawtrey, Adam // Variety;4/29/96, Vol. 362 Issue 13, p35
Reports on the effects that the digital revolution has on Hollywood studios, since pay televisions first hit in Europe. Significance of the digital revolution for studios; Linkage of pay-per-view deals with negotiation; Comments from Jim McNamara, MCA's president of worldwide television; Plans...
- $30 & Up. // Time;1/6/1958, Vol. 71 Issue 1, p49
The article reports that the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has received its first application for the pay-television (TV), wherein, viewers will be charged 30 dollars a year for watching TV shows as requested by Philadelphia Broadcasting Co. Inc.
- FCC Asks Networks a Lot of Questions. Hearn, Ted // Multichannel News;4/15/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 15, p24
Focuses on the efforts of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to change the cable-system ownership rules. Details on the survey of the agency on the operations of cable operators; Determination of number of subscribers for a network to survive; Response of cable operators to the survey.
- Telcos Dial Into the Call for Retrans Reform -- Loudly. EGGERTON, JOHN // Multichannel News;8/31/2015, Vol. 36 Issue 30, p2
The article reports on the response of pay-per-view program providers to the request of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for comments on the state of video competition in the U.S. and mentions the providers' concerns on the retransmission fees of video programs.
- A Few Questions to Mr. Minow. Goodman, Paul // New Republic;3/2/63, Vol. 148 Issue 9, p35
Focuses on the policy of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) regarding decentralization of the television industry. Provision of a law enacted in 1962 that granted authority to the FCC on the interstate shipment of television sets manufactured after April 30, 1964; Assertion on...
- Hill May Offer Retrans Help. // Multichannel News;7/9/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 27, p22
The article presents information on the hearing as considered by the Senate Commerce Committee based on media ownership rules and retransmission-consent. These rules will govern broadcasters and pay TV providers. The role of the U.S. Congress, Federal Communications Commission and Senator James...