September 19, 1995
NYNEX CONTACT: Media Relations,
TELE-TV Chairman Howard Stringer
"CHATS" September 21 on America Online
New York, NY -- TELE-TV Chairman and CEO Howard Stringer
will journey into cyberspace September 21 at 8 p.m. when he chats
real time with America Online subscribers in the auditorium of
the NYNEX Technotorium.
The NYNEX Technotorium, which is available through The New York
Times @ times service on AOL, made its grand opening earlier this
month. The Technotorium contains a wide variety of information
about NYNEX and the telecommunications industry.
During the chat session, Stringer will describe TELE-TV's plans
to offer consumers a high-quality, competitively priced alternative
to cable TV. In addition, Stringer will answer questions from
AOL subscribers and share his views on the consolidation of the
media and entertainment industries, including recent mergers by
CBS and Westinghouse, Disney and ABC, and talks between Time Warner
and Turner Broadcasting.
Stringer, the former president of the CBS Broadcast Group, is
one of the most outspoken and respected executives in the entertainment
industry. He was recently named by Vanity Fair magazine as one
of the nation's 50 "media elite."
TELE-TV is a joint venture of NYNEX, Bell Atlantic and Pacific
Telesis. The company will provide a package of nationally branded,
traditional and interactive programming to be delivered in six
of the nation's top seven media markets beginning next year.
NYNEX is a global communications and media company that provides
a full range of services in the northeastern United States and
high-growth markets around the world, including the United Kingdom,
Thailand, Gibraltar, Greece, Indonesia, the Philippines, Poland,
Slovakia and the Czech Republic.
The Corporation is a leader in the telecommunications, wireless communications,
cable television, directory publishing
and entertainment and information services.
FAX copies of recent NYNEX news releases are available free of charge, 24
a day. Call 1-800-331-1214 and an automated system will provide