All TV rollout going slowly
Tele-Communications Inc.'s new All TV digital video service is rolling out in fits and starts in Colorado.
The Greeley launch, originally scheduled for June 1, has been postponed to July 1. And TCI's 400,000 subscribers in Denver won't see All TV until sometime in the fourth quarter, said Steve Santamaria, manager of TCI's Denver metro system.
According to press reports, Denver was supposed to launch on July 21, but Santamaria said that date was never confirmed. "We won't roll out
anything that's not ready," he said. A group of employees is testing it now, but Santamaria said it's too soon to say exactly when All TV will be ready for prime time in Denver.
Greeley delayed its launch while it reworked the channel lineup. But an equally important factor was the June 28 Evander Holyfield-Mike Tyson boxing match on pay-per-view television. Promoters estimate the fight could generate $100 million in revenue, …