VOOM Press Release: VOOM to Offer 39 HD Channels

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VOOM to Offer 39 HD Channels; Far More Than Any Other Satellite or Cable Provider

Exclusive VOOM Package of 21 HD Channels From Rainbow Media
Breaks New Ground With High-Definition Movies, Music, Sports,
News, Fashion, Arts, Lifestyles, Animation and More
VOOM to be Available at More Than 1,600 Sears Stores Nationwide; Charter Members to Pay No Monthly Programming Fees During Initial Preview Period

JERICHO, N.Y., October 15, 2003 – Rainbow DBS, Cablevision Systems Corporation’s satellite division, today introduced VOOM, the first television service to offer a comprehensive array of high-definition (HD) programming to customers throughout the continental United States. During an initial preview period, as the number of available channels continues to expand, charter members will pay no monthly programming fees through January 2004.

http://216.120.249.94/voom/pdf/voom_final_release.pdf
 
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VOOM to Offer 39 HD Channels; Far More Than Any Other Satellite or Cable Provider

Exclusive VOOM Package of 21 HD Channels From Rainbow Media
Breaks New Ground With High-Definition Movies, Music, Sports,
News, Fashion, Arts, Lifestyles, Animation and More
VOOM to be Available at More Than 1,600 Sears Stores Nationwide; Charter Members to Pay No Monthly Programming Fees During Initial Preview Period

JERICHO, N.Y., October 15, 2003 – Rainbow DBS, Cablevision Systems Corporation’s satellite division, today introduced VOOM, the first television service to offer a comprehensive array of high-definition (HD) programming to customers throughout the continental United States. During an initial preview period, as the number of available channels continues to expand, charter members will pay no monthly programming fees through January 2004.

http://216.120.249.94/voom/pdf/voom_final_release.pdf
What happed to VOOM??

And I think the logo is still on the building in Jericho

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Voom was sued by DISH for failing to bring in compelling new content and gave up the ghost. DISH acquired their satellite.

It surely didn't help that a good chunk of CONUS, Alaska and Hawaii couldn't get LOS on Rainbow 1.

 
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Ahhhh, 2003. When getting into bed with Sears might have seemed like a good plan.
 

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