TITLE

VOD READIES CROSS-PLATFORM LEAP

AUTHOR(S)
KUHL, CRAIG
PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Multichannel News;2/25/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the increasing demand for the video-on-demand technology in the U.S. With the availability of VOD, new technologies are allowing massive amounts of entertainments to be more accessible over cellular phones. ABI Research has predicted that the total number of mobile television (TV) subscribers will reach 462 million by 2012. With the advancing VOD technology, the competitive advantage of on-demand content over multiple platforms becomes a significant tool.
ACCESSION #
31118738

 

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