ST. LOUIS (Feb. 16, 2010) - Suddenlink announced today that it has
started offering free video-on-demand television content from ABC,
ABC Family, Disney Channel and ESPN.
The new content is available in all markets where Suddenlink's Video on Demand (VOD) service is available and includes standard- and high-definition (HD) versions of popular ABC broadcast programs, as well as standard-definition content from ABC Family, Disney Channel, and ESPN.
The on-demand ABC content features new episodes of such popular ABC shows as "Lost," "Desperate Housewives," "Grey's Anatomy," "Castle," "Flash Forward," and "Private Practice." In addition, each week's "Good Morning America' episodes will be available in standard definition.
Suddenlink has disabled the fast-forward option for all offered ABC content. Third-party research conducted by Knowledge Networks/Statistical Research has shown that viewers of ABC VOD content with fast-forwarding disabled overwhelmingly (93%) found the advertising acceptable in exchange for gaining free access to favorite shows. The research also found that the addition of ABC series to a distributor's VOD platform grew new usage of the platform and increased frequency of usage by previous users.
New on-demand content from other Disney-owned networks includes...
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