TITLE

Competition Drives Digital-Sub Growth

AUTHOR(S)
Farrell, Mike
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;05/08/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 19, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the continued growth of consumer demand for digital video service in the first months of 2000. Subscriber growth for both digital cable and direct broadcast satellite providers; Estimated number of residential subscribers in the United States; Statistics on new subscribers at DirecTV Inc. and EchoStar Communications Corp. in 2000.
ACCESSION #
3144507

 

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