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January 15, 1992 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VideoCipher and some of the nation's leading television programming services said Tuesday that they have joined forces to pull the plug on more than 600,000 satellite-dish "pirates." The San Diego-based division of General Instrument Corp. of Chicago announced the development of a new generation of television signal descramblers, the boxes satellite-dish owners must use to tune in to such pay TV services as HBO and Showtime and free basic cable channels as well.
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June 9, 1992 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After MCA Inc. and Paramount Pictures last month sold their stake in TVN Entertainment to him, TVN's founding partner Stuart Z. Levin declared jubilantly that he had regained control of the satellite broadcasting company in Burbank. "I'm comfortable now that I'm back in control," said the stylish 44-year-old Brooklyn native. But the unexpected breakup of TVN's partnership also raised a big question: How will TVN, which analysts believe is losing money at a clip, survive without the big studios?
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June 9, 1992 | DON LEE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After MCA Inc. and Paramount Pictures last month sold their stake in TVN Entertainment to him, TVN's founding partner Stuart Z. Levin declared jubilantly that he had regained control of the satellite broadcasting company in Burbank. "I'm comfortable now that I'm back in control," said the stylish 44-year-old Brooklyn native. But the unexpected breakup of TVN's partnership also raised a big question: How will TVN, which analysts believe is losing money at a clip, survive without the big studios?
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January 15, 1992 | THOMAS S. MULLIGAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
VideoCipher and some of the nation's leading television programming services said Tuesday that they have joined forces to pull the plug on more than 600,000 satellite-dish "pirates." The San Diego-based division of General Instrument Corp. of Chicago announced the development of a new generation of television signal descramblers, the boxes satellite-dish owners must use to tune in to such pay TV services as HBO and Showtime and free basic cable channels as well.
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July 14, 1987 | CHRIS KRAUL, San Diego County Business Editor
VideoCipher is sitting on top of the world these days, much like the communications satellites on which its technology depends. A division of General Instrument Corp.
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July 14, 1987 | CHRIS KRAUL, San Diego County Business Editor
VideoCipher is sitting on top of the world these days, much like the communications satellites on which its technology depends. A division of General Instrument Corp.
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