- Comcast bows 'Net service Fancast. LITTLETON, CYNTHIA // Daily Variety;12/16/2009, Vol. 305 Issue 51, p7
The article reports on the decision of Comcast to make its Fancast Xfinity TV online video service available to its subscribers in the U.S. The author explains that the service was previously in a trial mode with about 5,000 subscribers. He also mentions that the service will be enjoyed by...
- Interactive TV's rough road. Kelly, Lindsey // Advertising Age;3/13/1995, Vol. 66 Issue 11, pS-12
The article focuses on the interactive television industry in the U.S. Cablevision plans to start limited commercial deployment of enhanced pay-per-view services to about 20,000 customers in the Long Island area in New York. The results of this deployment will deter- mine whether the company...
- Local TV Looks to Web. Whitney, Daisy // Television Week;5/1/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 18, p14
The article discusses the efforts of local television networks in the U.S. to deliver broadband channels. Station groups including Hearst-Argyle, CBS Television Stations and Sinclair Broadcast Group, have begun exploring opportunities to offer exclusive video content online. Stations can also...
- REPORT: CONNECTED-TV USER TWICE AS LIKELY TO CUT CORD. Tribbey, Chris // Home Media Magazine;8/12/2013, Vol. 35 Issue 32, p7
The article reports that owners who have Internet-connected television (TV) are more likely to cut their pay-TV service as compared to users without a connected TV, according to research and advisory company Diffusion Group.
- Worldwide Pay-TV Subscriber to Reach 907 Million. Massé, Dan // Microwave Journal;Feb2013, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p63
The article reports a substantial increase in the subscribers of the Pay-TV market, premium channels offering subscription-based television services, in the year 2012, and forecasts an increase in the number of global internet protocol television (IPTV) subscriber base in 2013.
- PPV pins down '98 growth. Donohue, Steve // Electronic Media;11/23/98, Vol. 17 Issue 48, p42
Reports on the study conducted by Showtime Event Television forecasting that 1998 will be the highest-grossing year ever for sales in the pay-per-view (PPV) industry in the United States. Effect on boxing as leading PPV event of the loss of Mike Tyson; Events which dominated the event category...
- PPV COIN'S BOXED IN. Bernstein, Paula // Daily Variety;10/17/2000, Vol. 269 Issue 32, p4
Reports on the pay-per-view event revenue in the United States in the third quarter of 2000. Distribution of boxing events.
- PPV wrapped decade on a roll. Umstead // Multichannel News;12/06/99, Vol. 20 Issue 50, p20
Reports on the growth of the pay-per-view (PPV) industry in the United States in 1999. Total revenue for the decade; Revenue from the movie category; Performance of PPV events; Average PPV channels per household.
- PPV claims huge revenue gains in the 1990s. McConville, Jim // Electronic Media;12/06/99, Vol. 18 Issue 49, p4
Reveals the revenue gains posted by pay-per-view (PPV) cable television network operators in the United States during the 1990s. Reason for the growth in revenues; Top PPV event of the decade; List of PPV events.