Sezmi Dumps No-Frills Pay-TV Service

Sezmi Pulls Plug On Wireless Cable Offering

Sezmi is shutting down its Select Plus tier of service, a $19.95-a-month offering comprising 23 popular cable networks delivered via leased broadcast digital spectrum. Going forward, it will focus on its Select service, which combines local broadcast signals with access to online video via a “personalized” interface and high-capacity DVR for $4.95 per month.


There’s Gold In Ch. Leasing, But Not Much

Bert Ellis is leasing digitial capacity on his Los Angeles indie KDOC to pay-TV service Sezmi for almost $1 million a year, but, according to a TVNewsCheck survey of stations in Los Angeles and two other top-10 markets, he may be one of the few earning significant revenue from the digital sideline.