Linda Moss writes: "DirecTV Inc. is preparing to launch two types of video-on-demand services: one that will be broadcast via satellite and one that will be delivered via high-speed-Internet connections. ¶ The satellite service, available sometime 'over the next few months,' will deliver a limited set of top movies to the hard drives of DirecTV customers with digital-video recorders. Customers would pick a movie off the shelf, in effect, and pay for it at that time. The on-demand offering would also include TV shows from NBC Universal and FX, as well as other content providers. ..." Link: Multichannel News.
See also DirecTV to launch video-on-demand service. Link: MSN Money. --Dennis