TITLE

TVN's targeted digital approach

AUTHOR(S)
Brown, Peter J.
PUB. DATE
June 1998
SOURCE
Broadcasting & Cable;06/08/98, Vol. 128 Issue 24, p42
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that TVN Entertainment is targeting to improve and expand its digital cable services. Business background of TVN; Target systems of TVN; Programming services of the company's Digital Cable TV; Explanations from Jim Ramo, TVN president.
ACCESSION #
736444

 

Related Articles

  • TVN to Premiere 13 New Digital Channels. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/18/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 25, p46 

    Reports the launching of several digital channels by TVN Entertainment Corp. in the United States. Number of pay-per-view digital channels launched; Premiere of six music channels; Services offered by the technology.

  • TVN pushes for digital PPV. Colman, Price // Broadcasting & Cable;11/10/97, Vol. 127 Issue 46, p60 

    Reports on TVN Entertainment's plans to launch digital pay-per-view cable television channels in the first quarter of 1998. Cancellation of previous plans for digitally compressed channels; Track record in supplying pay-per-view programming to C-band satellite customers; Offer of financing to...

  • Digital satellite system TV--What's it all about? Smith, Doug // All Hands;Sep95, Issue 941, p34 

    Focuses on the features of the digital satellite system television. Brief history of the system; DirecTV's emphasis on traditional cable channels; USSB's concentration on providing movie channels; Kinds of channel offered by the two companies; Limitations of the system; Cost of having a digital...

  • The digital TV movement: Can this revolution stall? Marks, Alexandra // Christian Science Monitor;7/9/98, Vol. 90 Issue 157, p3 

    Looks at digital television broadcasting in the United States in 1998. Conflict concerning the so-called must carry strategy, which will force cable broadcasters to transmit digital signals; Government mandates which are aimed at increasing digital acceptance; Technical issues to be resolved;...

  • Sensible about spectrum.  // Christian Science Monitor;2/25/97, Vol. 89 Issue 62, p20 

    Editorial. Discusses the implications of the United States switching from analog broadcasting to digital broadcasting of television. Financial and budgetary stakes when broadcasters go digital; What could reduce the cost of television political advertising.

  • DTV: Broadcasting or datacasting? Libin, Louis // Broadcast Engineering;Feb98, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p30 

    Discusses opportunities for taking advantage of the digital capacity of the digital television (DTV) channel. Potential revenue from datacasting; DTV systems' use of packetized transport technology; Types of equipment to be used in DTV.

  • Predicting DTV coverage. Markley, Don // Broadcast Engineering;Feb98, Vol. 40 Issue 2, p62 

    Describes filing requirements for digital television (DTV) and the ability to predict the DTV service area. Table of allotments of the US Federal Communication Commission's sixth report and order; Concern on directional patterns; Lobe shape changes of television stations; Description of a DTV...

  • Progressive or interlace: What will you do? Libin, Louis // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p43 

    Focuses on the digital television system in the United States. Significant advance over the NTSC television standard; Utilization of digital compression, packetization and 8VSB modulation; Reliance on multiple video formats. INSET: TV manufacturers to showcase HDTVs at NAB..

  • Bright future for DTV.  // Broadcast Engineering;Mar1998, Vol. 40 Issue 3, p294 

    Presents a graph showing projected household penetration of digital television in the United States from 1999 to 2006.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics