TITLE

Playboy's Diginets Look to Get Spicier

AUTHOR(S)
Umstead, R. Thomas
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
Multichannel News;11/20/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 47, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Informs that United States-based Playboy Enterprises Inc. is moving toward more explicit adult pay-per-view fare. Launch of three services that offer triple-X programming for video-on-demand; Departure from more traditional cable fare; Competition with emerging rivals.
ACCESSION #
3814290

 

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