TITLE

Blockbuster Eyes VOD on DSL

PUB. DATE
July 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;07/24/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 30, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Blockbuster Inc. has finalized an agreement with energy-trading company Enron Corp. to deliver video-on-demand programming via high-speed digital subscriber lines starting with several United States cities. Services to be provided by the alliance; Service fees; Challenges facing the project.
ACCESSION #
3382060

 

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