Pay Per View Has a Future. Again
- HBO Puts Sports on VOD Front Page. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;6/12/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 24, p12
Reports on the move of cable television channel Home Box Office to create a separate category for sports on the front page of its subscription video-on-demand service. Percentage increase in the sports-related content on the subscription service; Features that will help promote the upcoming pay...
- De La Hoya Bout Could Set a PPV Record. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;2/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 9, p9
The article reports on the prediction of HBO Corp. concerning the income of the pay-per-view event which will cover the broadcast of the fight between Oscar de la Hoya and Floyd Mayweather on May 5, 2007. HBO thinks that the fight could surpass one million buys and might even exceed the 2002...
- Brazil's Pay TV Game. Penteado, Claudia // Ad Age Global;May2001, Vol. 1 Issue 9, p32
Provides information on the different cable television operators in Brazil that provide pay-per-view services for sports programs and events. Viewership of soccer and extreme sports events; Pay-per-view rates from Pan-American Sports Network and SporTV; Advertisers of cable and satellite networks.
- TVKO Starts Slowly With 2001 Fight Slate. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;01/29/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p22
Reports on developments related to pay-per-view (PPV) broadcast of boxing in the United States as of January 29, 2001. PPV operator TVKO's plan to distribute the April 7, 2001, bout between Prince Naseem Hamed and Marco Antonio Barerra; Boxer Oscar De La Hoya's termination of his contract with...
- On Deck. // CableFAX Daily;9/30/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 190, p1
The article reports on the launching of regional sports cable network SportsNet New York in Spring 2005. Sports events that it will organize are listed. Star attractions of the network are described.
- TVKO's Next Pitch: Vargas-Trinidad. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;11/27/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 48, p132
Focuses on the plans of pay-per-view operator TVKO for the Fernando Vargas-Felix Trinidad boxing match on December 2, 2000. Benefits to be derived from the multimedia promotional campaign; Advertising plans.
- Late Breaking News. // Cable World (10427228);8/25/2003, Vol. 15 Issue 32, p5
Presents updates on cable television industry in the U.S. as of August 25, 2003. Resignation of Kim Kelly at Insight Communications; Findings of a survey of direct broadcast satellite (DBS) subscription; Information on a promotion of TBS cable network for its television coverage of college...
- Clutching Onto Social Media. Umstead, R. Thomas // Broadcasting & Cable;8/8/2011, Vol. 141 Issue 31, p20
The article discusses the use of social media as a marketing tool by the boxing and wrestling event promoters for the promotion of events. It is mentioned that companies Home Box Office Inc. and Showtime Sports are promoting Pay-Per-View (PPV) ring events with the video clips of workouts on...
- Hopkins Welcomes HBO PPV. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;10/8/2001, Vol. 22 Issue 41, p2
Reports the successful opening of Home Box Office Pay Per View (PPV) via the fight of boxer Felix Trinidad Bernard Hopkins. Delay of the fight; Pursuit for PPV events in lighter weight classes for 2002; Significance of the event.