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Published October 20, 1994
The FCC is expected to release its plans "spelling out just how the phone companies can offer video programs" over their own network. The seven baby bells have been "lobbying hard" to get the right to send video over their phone lines ("Bloomberg Business News," PBS, 10/20)....TCI is expected to announce an alliance today with Acclaim Entertainment. Analysts expect TCI and Acclaim to announce a service where game players will be able to play against each other through a nationwide network ("Bloomberg Business News," 10/20).... American Radio Systems cited the NHL lockout in suspending the pay of longtime Bruins radio announcer Bob Wilson (Kevin Paul Dupont, BOSTON GLOBE, 10/20).