Programming Is the Big Story
- SingTel announces on-demand TV tie. // Media: Asia's Media & Marketing Newspaper;8/7/2008, p8
The article reports that mobile phone operator SingTel is expected to trigger a pay-television war in Singapore with the unveiling of the Season Pass service by its mio TV on September 2008. It notes that SingTel's mio TV aims to put a dent in StarHub's cable market domination. It also cites...
- Cord-Cutt ers Could Be Tough to Win Back. BAUMGARTNER, JEFF // Multichannel News;6/2/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 21, p9
The article discusses the report "View My Video: Consumer Digital Media Consumption" by the firm nScreenMedia in the U.S. in 2014, which shows that it would be difficult to attract pay television (TV) defectors. Findings show that 17 percent of U.S. broadband subscribers have left their pay TV...
- Holding the Mirror up to TV Everywhere. Levy, Tara Walpert // Response;Jun2010, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p42
The article presents the author's view on the television (TV) Everywhere, the new cable approach to multi-platform video by Time Warner Cable Inc. The initiative would allow existing cable TV/Internet subscribers to watch their favorite shows online through a cable company, Web site and phones....
- Software Security Still On Hold for Cable. Dickson, Glen // Broadcasting & Cable;7/21/2008, Vol. 138 Issue 28, p34
The article discusses the significance of CableCards, a conditional access devices to the cable television industry in the U.S. It says that CableCards is intended to create a new category of digital television sets that do not require a set-top in order to watch premium cable programming or...
- PPV outlook: Partly sunny. // Broadcasting & Cable;4/3/95, Vol. 125 Issue 14, p30
Reports on the positive forecast for the pay-per-view business in the television programming industry in the United States. Anticipation for Mike Tyson's return to the ring; Cable system operators' emphasis on the importance of unregulated pay-per-view revenue.
- HBO PRIMES 2ND FEEVEE. Sutter, Mary // Daily Variety;7/7/2003, Vol. 280 Issue 1, p14
Reports on the development of the male-oriented television channel Max Prime by pay television HBO Latin America. Details of the programming of the network; Impact of the network on the effort of the company to stimulate the development of digital cable; Percentage subscribers of the network.
- Creators savor less restrictions. Lott, David // Daily Variety;05/05/2000, Vol. 267 Issue 45, pA6
Reports on the growing number of television program creators shifting to pay television in the United States. Restrictions on network television causing show creators to work on pay television; Pros and cons of being on pay television; Ability of creators to control their work on pay television.
- Is there life after pay cable? Heuton, Cheryl // MediaWeek;5/30/94, Vol. 4 Issue 22, p14
Focuses on the increasing popularity of adult programs in pay-cable networks. Success of Home Box Office's `Tales From the Crypt' television program; Comparison between pay cable networks and broadcast television; HBO's syndication for its `Dream On' television program.
- Sundance 'Falls' for pix. Oei, Lily // Daily Variety;10/16/2002, Vol. 277 Issue 8, p3
Reports the pay television rights acquired of Sundance Channel for the television programs 'Kaaterskill Falls' and 'Riders'.