Broadband-based video-on-demand service Intertainer has inked a five-year deal with WINfirst, which will deploy Intertainer's offerings to more than 3.7 million homes.
Strong sales of DVD players in the first half of the year pushed the 4-year-old format into nearly 20% of all TV households.
Universal has broken away from its major-studio brethren and signed the first movie-company deal to funnel its theatricals to cable systems through video-on-demand.
Indie homevid label Anchor Bay Entertainment has inked an exclusive DVD distribution agreement with helmer Wim Wenders.
The 1965 Oscar-winning epic "Doctor Zhivago" will sweep onto DVD as a double-disc set from Warner Home Video on Nov. 6.
Satcaster BSkyB has unveiled its next generation set-top box, an integrated satellite receiver and video recorder.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment, further broadening and increasing its presence in the DVD market and international territories, is linking up with professional tennis player Anna Kournikova.
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