TITLE

Comcast: Our HD Looks Best

AUTHOR(S)
Haugsted, Linda
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Multichannel News;5/7/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the launching of a series of advertising campaigns by Comcast Corp. which depicts the result of a poll that indicates that the company delivers a better high definition (HD) image than DirecTV Inc. or Dish Network in the U.S. The campaigns also criticize the claim of DirecTV that it offers more HD channels to subscribers.
ACCESSION #
25017887

 

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