Movies, Music, Sports and Children's Programming Are Most Popular Categories As Customers Enjoy Watching What They Want, When They Want
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK), the country's leading provider of cable, entertainment and communications products and services, continues to change the way people watch television, today announcing that more than one billion programs have been viewed on the company's ON DEMAND service to date this year.
With this announcement, the company is on track to surpass previous expectations that one billion ON DEMAND programs would be viewed in2005 alone. Last year, Comcast customers viewed 567 million video on demand programs. ON DEMAND views are IP streams of video content that are delivered to customers' television sets via Comcast's next-generation fiber network. Launched in late 2002 in Philadelphia, ON DEMAND is now available in all of the company's major markets.