04789863 is referenced by 236 patents and cites 15 patents.

In a pay per view entertainment system, prerecorded entertainment such as musical works are distributed to subscribers over a cable network. The subscribers are able to listen to edited versions or previews of the complete musical works and to select desired musical works for recording. Before the musical work is recorded on a special receiver, the subscriber is billed for the service.

Title
Pay per view entertainment system
Application Number
783094
Publication Number
4789863
Application Date
January 13, 1988
Publication Date
December 6, 1988
Inventor
Thomas A Bush
310 E. 8th St., New York, 10028
NY, US
Agent
Morgan & Finnegan
IPC
H04Q 9/00
H04N 7/167
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