Voom Woos Oscar Presenters

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Rainbow DBS’ Voom is teaming up with Samsung Electronics America Inc. to give Academy Award presenters at the Feb. 29 Oscar ceremony free HDTV sets and subscriptions to Voom’s HDTV-programming service.

Voom, Cablevision Systems Corp.’s nascent HDTV-satellite service, will give free 12-month subscriptions to 125 Oscar presenters. Each presenter will also take home a 43-inch Samsung DLP wide-screen HDTV.