TITLE

Cable's bloated buffet

AUTHOR(S)
Schumuckler, Eric
PUB. DATE
May 2002
SOURCE
Adweek Eastern Edition;5/6/2002, Vol. 43 Issue 19, pSR42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the high cost of subscription fee imposed by cable operators on consumers. Advantage of the implementation of á la carte system on cable to consumers; Impact of the á la carte system on cable operators; Destruction of two-thirds of the 100 existing channels.
ACCESSION #
6712230

 

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