Charter Brings Disney to VODJune 29, 2010


Charter Brings Disney to VOD

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On Demand Weekly rounds up stories affecting the On Demand TV / VOD Industry.

 

Charter Bolsters On-Demand Roster With Disney Fare

Charter Communications has added a bevy of programming from The Walt Disney Co. suite of networks, including matches from the 2010 FIFA World Cup, to its free on-demand platform... (Multichannel News)

 

TV broadcasters, cable and satellite providers doing fine

Consumers will be willing to pay those higher prices, the firm says, as providers beef up the number of movies and shows available on-demand and enable customers to see many programs online.

"People didn't (cut off) their subscriptions through the recession, and we expect the trend to (improve) as long as consumers continue to get more and get what they want," Kane says...
(USA Today)

 

Studios Can Do Better in Profiting From 'Watch at Home' Viewers

The tried and true “release windowing” strategy of theaters then paid cable television then DVD then commercial television could be on its way out. Instead, studios are contemplating shaking up their pricing strategy by offering new films on home pay-per-view, 30 days after release, for $20 to $30...(The Wrap)

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