Press release: 1995-01-23: Sega Channel announces another affiliate
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Sega Channel announces another affiliate; Suburban Cable TV signs agreement for March 1995 launch NEW YORK--Jan. 23, 1995--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sega Channel has added an additional cable company to its growing list of affiliates, it was announced today. Suburban Cable -- representing 600,000 subscribers in suburban Philadelphia -- signed an agreement to launch Sega Channel in March 1995. "We're very pleased to welcome Suburban Cable TV to the Sega Channel family," said Mark Hess, vice president, affiliate sales and marketing of Sega Channel. "It's extremely gratifying to see the way that the cable industry is embracing this exciting new initiative." Suburban Cable TV joins a list of charter affiliates that includes top MSOs TCI, Time Warner, Prime, Adelphia, Viacom and Sammons, which will deliver Sega Channel to over 20 million basic cable homes. Sega Channel, developed by Sega of America, Tele-Communications Inc. and Time Warner Entertainment L.P., is the industry's first interactive service, providing Sega Genesis(TM) video games on demand, 24 hours a day. Sega Channel subscribers will choose from a wide selection of popular Genesis games such as Earthworm Jim and Sonic and Knuckles, special versions of soon-to-be-released titles, gameplay tips, news, contests and promotions. Sega Channel is priced in the range of most premium subscription services. The programming is updated monthly. CONTACT: Sega Channel Jennifer Moffie, 212/767-4607 COPYRIGHT 1995 Business Wire No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder. Copyright 1995, Gale Group. All rights reserved. Gale Group is a Thomson Corporation Company.