TITLE

DirecTV interactive on Brazilian menu

AUTHOR(S)
Cajueiro, Marcelo
PUB. DATE
December 2000
SOURCE
Daily Variety;12/21/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 15, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that satellite television company DirecTV Latin America plans to launch its interactive television services in Brazil in the year 2001. Background on the number of Internet users in Brazil.
ACCESSION #
3925852

 

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