THROUGH THE WIRE
- BT Vision kicks off bid to draw in sports viewers. Owens, John // PRWeek (London);11/23/2012, p1
The article reports on the bid launched by telecommunications company BT for pay television service BT Vision in an attempt to increase its below-target subscriber numbers.
- Brazil pay TV billing numbers on the rise. Watling, John // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;09/19/2000, Vol. 364 Issue 43, p117
Reports the increase in total billings and number of subscribers for pay television in Brazil as of year 2000. Factors contributing to the increase; Number of licenses issued by telecommunications authority Anatel; Focus of Brazilian cable operators on offering Internet access along with plain...
- Pay player signs out. // Daily Variety;03/21/2001, Vol. 271 Issue 16, p14
Details the delay of implementing the government plan of liberalizing subscription television in Hong Kong, China. Withdrawal of Hong Kong Network TV from the market; Names of other television network involved in the deal.
- This Just In. // Multichannel News;10/30/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 44, p2
Reports developments in the telecommunication industry in the United States as of October 2000. Efforts of The Outdoor Channel to seek strategic investment or equity financing; Details of the pay-per-view television offered by Showtime Event Television; Extension of the retransmission consent...
- Brazilian Cable Ops Threatened with New Tax Burden. Cajueiro, Marcelo // Multichannel News;07/17/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 29, p98
Focuses on the impact of the additional taxes on cable operators in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Plans of operators to increase the final subscription fee; Establishment of a levy requiring cable operators to pay taxes according to the size and location of networks; Efforts to negotiate an agreement with...
- Pay-TV industry disappears in 2020. Quayle, Alan // Telecom Asia;Dec2009, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p25
The article discusses the trends in telecommunication for 2020 wherein the author says that the pay-television (TV) industry will collapse in most developed markets.
- Beyond: subscription fees. Waring, Joseph // Telecom Asia;Nov2007 Broadband TV Supplement, Vol. 18, p2
The author reflects on the plan of television (TV) operators in Asia to use quad-play services as a tool to increase their revenue. He stresses that most operators believe it could generate high profit though some analysts are uncertain about its business value, considering the slim chances of...
- IPTV: The battle for pay TV. Simms, Jane // Marketing (00253650);1/17/2007, p102
The article informs that telephony giant British Telecom PLC (BT) has launched pay-TV service BT Vision. It has been considered as the first major attempt to create a large-scale business out of Internet protocol TV (IPTV) in Great Britain. BT is cautiously optimistic about the success of the...
- ESPN's Dark Side Makes Some Cheer the Force of Disruption. Lowry, Brian // Variety;1/13/2016, Vol. 330 Issue 14, p37
The article discusses the approach of ESPN television network toward the challenges it face such as a decline in subscribers and its institutional arrogance. It explores the effort of the cable television network to monopolize sports rights and the way games are scheduled and presented, its...