Gte's Main Street Is Getting Green Lights

Your article "Can GTE outdo Prodigy?" (Top of The News, Dec. 28) clearly defined the opportunities offered by GTE's interactive television service, Main Street, and correctly pointed out the advantages of providing services over cable rather than through computers. I'd like to clarify two issues, however. First, after more than four years of market testing, we do indeed know what services customers want. Customers value and access our educational, financial, and informational services the most, even though they may spend more time playing games on the service. Second, Main Street does not rely on commissions from shopping transactions for its profitability.

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