TITLE

DBS Turns Eye Towards Two-Way Data Services

AUTHOR(S)
Hogan, Monica
PUB. DATE
February 2001
SOURCE
Multichannel News;02/12/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the plan of Direct Broadcast Satellite to bundle a two-way service in the United States. Installation of the two-way system; Disadvantage of the satellite; Expectation of a low price for the two-way system with increasing competition.
ACCESSION #
4112810

 

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