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- Revved up over what's on the box. // Autosport;8/22/2013, p101
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of buying a smart television (TV) with a BT Sport subscription.
- ESPN Touts Time-Shifted VOD Games. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/18/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 7, p16
Reports the strategy to increase viewing opportunities concerning the video-on-demand business by ESPN in the U.S. Acquisition of the National Basketball Association package; Offer of ESPN library and game footage to operators; Alteration of the college basketball games schedule.
- It's Not So Easy Being ESPN. Lafayette, Jon // Cable World (10427228);10/28/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 40, p50
Reports on the issue of rights being considered by the cable sports channel ESPN to determine which programs and events it has the right to offer via video-on-demand in the U.S. as of October 2002. Views of ESPN executive Matt Murphy on the rights issue; Programs and events which can be offred...
- A Channel for All Sports Seasons. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/7/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p26
Presents updates on the U.S. sports cable television network NFL Network as of February 7, 2005. List of the companies which NFL Network has distribution deals with; Information on its video-on-demand service during the regular season; Company plans for 2006.
- Big Ten Network Focusing on VOD. Lafayette, Jon // Television Week;9/15/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 23, p3
The article reports that video on demand (VOD) and new media have become the focus of Big Ten Network. In addition to producing as many as five football games each weekend, Big Ten Network is providing Comcast and other cable operators with 70 pieces of video-on-demand content each week, mostly...
- Cablevision offers rebates to make up for no Yankees. Grossman, Andrew // Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;4/2/2002, Vol. 372 Issue 42, p8
Reports the offer of rebates by Cablevision to customers unable to watch the games of the New York Yankees. Contract deal between Adelphia Communications and Yes Network and Cox Communications on sports services; Issuance of statement by James Dolan, president and chief executive officer of...
- BRIEFS. // Multichannel News;8/22/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p21
Presents news briefs on cable television in the U.S. as of August 2005. Additional features to Cablevision Systems Corporation's Optimum Voice product; Beneficiaries of a deal that makes Sprint the official wireless telecommunications service sponsor of the National Football League.
- VALUE OF THE GAME. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/4/2002, Vol. 23 Issue 44, p1B
Examines the relationship between sporting events and the cable industry and the high level of influence each has on the other. Domination of cable or broadcast networks in telecast rights of major U.S. sports; Consistent viewership ratings enjoyed by sporting events; High costs of acquisition...
- PASS making charge to become a free channel. Gargaro, Paul // Crain's Detroit Business;11/18/96, Vol. 12 Issue 47, p36
Reports on efforts by PASS Sports' to convert its paid programming to free basic services in the Michigan and Ohio territory. Renegotiation of some of its affiliate agreements; Terms and conditions as they relate to the agreement Comments from PASS General Manager Jeff Genther.