Yankee Group: Competition to Spur ITV

Stump, Matt
November 2000
Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p162
Reports on the results of the study conducted by the Yankee Group indicating that the competition between direct broadcast satellite (DBS) and cable will spur interactive television. Cable's dominance of the video-on-demand category; Advantage of DBS in the interactive television category.


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