TITLE

This is not your father's television

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, William J.
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/6/93, Vol. 115 Issue 22, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines how Bell Atlantic is gambling that on-demand interactive services are the electronic future. Specifics on Stargazer, the company's video-on-demand system; How video on demand will work; Hardware needs; Fierce competition among video systems of the future.
ACCESSION #
9311307615

 

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