GTE Corp. has joined Walt Disney Co.
and three phone companies--Ameritech, BellSouth and SBC Communications--as an equal partner in their venture to provide video programming and interactive services via phone lines. GTE's involvement increases the group's combined reach from 50 million to 68 million access lines in 33 states. Specific programs will be announced early next year.
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