Time Warner NYC to Launch VOD10/16/2002 4:42 AM Eastern
Time Warner Cable will launch video-on-demand on its flagship New York City
The operator will charge $1.95 to $3.95 per title for movies on-demand
provided by In Demand L.L.C. and offer subscription content from Home Box
Office, Cinemax, Showtime and The Movie Channel.
The SVOD content, available to subscribers to one of the premium networks,
costs $6.95 per month.
Time Warner also plans to offer free on-demand content from Home & Garden
Television, Food Network and Cartoon Network.
Spokeswoman Harriet Novet said one-half of the system's digital households
(about 250,000 subscribers) will have access to VOD within two weeks, and the
rest will get it by year-end.