We are pleased to see that this bill pushes forward the concept of themed a la carte
family programming," said RCN Senior Vice President of Strategic and External Affairs Richard Ramlall.
However, be prepared for the absence of the two a la carte
desserts ($4 each) usually available here, flan and banana cream pie.
A correct analysis concludes that mandated a la carte
would be more expensive for consumers and result in less choice and shrinking diversity in cable programming.
We are disappointed, however, that the FCC failed to address in its Further Report the fact that a la carte
can only happen if the FCC or Congress takes steps to eliminate the restrictive, unilateral contract terms imposed by large programmers and the broadcast networks," said Ramlall.
iMesh users will be able to access authorized content through a la carte
downloads or a monthly subscription plan.
We were a bit surprised when we got the bill to learn that a microscopic dollop of crab cake appetizer ordered a la carte
off the prix fixe menu came in at $17.
As part of its new a la carte
approach, WebSourced works directly with the client to develop a tailored search engine optimization campaign before the client even signs a contract.
Some advocates of a la carte
extrapolate from the carriage fees that cable TV and other platforms pay, but this is a bulk-buy wholesale figure.
There is no river at Chocolates a la Carte
, but huge vats of chocolate being constantly stirred by mechanical arms can be seen throughout, and workers add toppings and trimming to chocolates as they pass on a - slow-moving - assembly line.
According to Aquino, "RCN continues to migrate to all-digital platforms within the next year, at which time it is prepared to participate in a voluntary market test of themed tiers of a la carte
programming, assuming existing contractual restrictions and other impediments imposed by program suppliers have been overcome.
We decided to forgo the counter experience and order actual main-course items like sauteed chicken with curry sauce ($14 a la carte
, $19 with soup or salad and rice) and New York steak and scallops ($19 a la carte
, $24 on the dinner).
The new service will support coordinated wireless and PC downloading of digital music in both subscription and a la carte
models, and phone-based initiation will ensure convenient and easy music library access for both mobile and PC usage.