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Published May 17, 1995
By the end of '96, Bell Atlantic hopes to compete with local cable operators in the DC area by offering more than 100 channels of video via wireless cable. Bell Atlantic officials say the move to wireless is an "interim" strategy (WASHINGTON POST, 5/17)....John McEnroe may sign on with CBS to do commentary for the U.S. Open. Jim Baker of the BOSTON HERALD notes that his NBC contract would allow such a move. It is not known whether or not he will team up with Mary Carillo (BOSTON HERALD, 5/16)....Nielsen Media Research, Yankelovich Partners and ASI Market Research have formed "ANYwhere Online" -- a partnership to develop research services to measure online media (AD AGE ONLINE, 5/17).... ESPN will televise an "Outside the Lines" special on religion and sports on May 19 (ESPN)....PRIME will carry the Football Association Cup from Wembley Stadium in London on May 20. It is the first over-the-air live showing of the F.A. Cup in the U.S. in over a decade (Prime).