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NCC Media's First DC Upfront: Smart Dashboard, Smart Map 2.0, for Midterm

With the company’s political ad business growing every election cycle (from $2.3 million a decade ago to more than $9 million in 2012), it only makes sense for NCC Media to host its upfront in DC (for the first time). At the iconic Union Station Thursday night, to be more exact, walking distance from the US Capitol.... Read entire article
10 Apr 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

English Speakers Welcome - Univision Deportes Preps for World Cup

Today I got a demo of the Univision Deportes app, which officially launched a few weeks ago. Do I speak Spanish? No. But you can get it all in English. With an added bonus: Since the content itself is in Spanish, you still get to hear that famous GOOOOOOAAAAAALLLLL! Here are the highlights.... Read entire article
9 Apr 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

Amazon Unwraps Kindle Fire TV

Amazon’s much-buzzed about device was unveiled Wednesday, and it’s a combo video streaming and gaming device.... Read entire article
1 Apr 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

STELA Responses - Cable vs Broadcast

Cable and broadcasters respond to STELA, a Senator objects to the Comcast-TWC merger and Comcast adds live streaming markets.... Read entire article
19 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

T-Minus 11 - Broadcasters Use Interconnects, Comcast-TWC to Fight JSA Proposal

Broadcasters fight JSA proposal, Fox News tops last week's ratings and Boxfish scores new funding.... Read entire article
18 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

TiVo Bets Future on Personalization, Metadata

TiVo might be known for its DVR services, but that's going to be just a small part of TiVo's business in the future. "It's a world of constantly evolving content" so further integration with more and more content is key moving forward, pres/CEO Tom Rogers said during an investor conference last week. Read on for the company's plans.... Read entire article
17 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

Bright House - Gigabit Broadband Community Planned

As AT&T and Google Fiber ready to deploy their gigabit broadband services, Bright House is looking to be one of the first cable operators to launch a fiber service offering speeds up to 1Gbps. Read this free CableFAX Daily story.... Read entire article
13 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

Still Going - Cablevision to Seek Dismissal of GSN’s Complaint

Cablevision files a motion to dismiss GSN's carraige complaint, Aereo is shut down in 2 cities and an FCC commish speaks out for Cable WiFi.... Read entire article
9 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PDT

TV Tech Players Take on SXSW

Plenty of cable programmers are present at SXSW this year, which kicks off today in Austin and runs until March 15. But it appears that the TV industry’s tech players also find the fest hard to resist. Aereo, Google, Roku and CableLabs are a few of the companies with a presence. Here’s what they have planned.... Read entire article
6 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PST

Comcast CFO - TWC Deal Could Boost Commercial Services

Execs talk business services, Netflix and more at the Morgan Stanley conference, Verizon is in talks for an OTT video service and implications of the DISH/Disney deal.... Read entire article
4 Mar 2014 | 9:00 pm PST

Willner Makes Investment in Cloud Video Company

Insight Communications cofounders Michael Willner and Sidney Knafel are making an investment in... Read entire article
10 Sep 2012 | 9:13 am PDT

Texas Judge: TWC Contract Allows Nexstar Distant-Signal Importation

A Texas district judge last week denied Nexstar's request for a temporary restraining order... Read entire article
10 Sep 2012 | 8:42 am PDT

Time Warner Cable Inks 'TV Everywhere' Deal With Viacom

Time Warner Cable reached a deal with Viacom to provide full-length TV episodes from six... Read entire article
10 Sep 2012 | 7:49 am PDT

Google To Hook Up At Least 89% Of K.C. 'Fiberhoods'

Google on Sunday ended the six-week preregistration period for its 1 Gigabit per second Internet... Read entire article
10 Sep 2012 | 5:10 am PDT

Inspired by TV, Led to the Law

Television helped lead JenniferHightower to her career,even though she never imagineda... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

CBS, Cablevision Sign Retrans Pact

While its retransmission-consentfight with TribuneBroadcasting entered itsthird week,... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable Ops Likely MustMonitor Promos, Too

 It looks likecome December, cable operatorswill likely have to monitor thepromotional... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Making the Case for Diversity

The National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications will shinea light on media... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Broadcasters: We’re in the Money!

Broadcasters reported their 10th consecutive period ofdouble-digit retransmission-consent... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Living Up to Our Potential

Without question, women have come along way in the business world. Thanksto Women In Cable... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Leading by Action and Example

When Carol Hevey began her career in cable three decades ago, it wasn’t just a much-smaller... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Eagle-Eyed ESOP EarnsKudos, Cash in Kansas

Employees at Eagle Communicationsin Hays, Kan., have found apretty nifty way to beat the S&P... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Life of Pai

In his first three months at the Federal CommunicationsCommission, Republican commissioner... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Time Warner Cable ‘Banks' Free Media Time

Time Warner Cable got an extra night of “earned media” (read: freepublicity) last Thursday... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Set-Top RefurbisherSeeks Debt Overhaul

Contec Holdings, a major provider of cable settopand modem repair and refurbishment... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Optimizing the Brand

Cablevision Systems unveiled its first new logo and branding campaign in nearly 10 years,... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Speaking to Latinos in English

Hispanic-targeted startup network El Rey willlaunch in fourth-quarter 2013, but it’s already... Read entire article
9 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

FCC Fines Cable Op Big Bucks for Alleged EAS, Leakage Violation

The FCC has levied an almost quarter-million dollar fine on a Florida cable operator for what it... Read entire article
7 Sep 2012 | 9:28 am PDT

IBC: Liberty Global Finally Finds Line On Horizon TV

More than a year later than it originally expected, Liberty Global has launched Horizon TV --... Read entire article
7 Sep 2012 | 6:23 am PDT

Synacor Logs In To 'TV Everywhere' Via Social Nets

Synacor is extending its TV Everywhere authentication solution to let pay-TV customers access... Read entire article
6 Sep 2012 | 2:43 pm PDT

Google Fiber to Carry NFL Network/RedZone

Google Fiber, the search giant's fiber-delivered broadband service test-bed in Kansas City, has... Read entire article
6 Sep 2012 | 1:23 pm PDT

SCTE Switches Phone Service From Verizon To Comcast

The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers is now supporting the home team's voice... Read entire article
6 Sep 2012 | 11:01 am PDT

Cablevision Unveils New Branding Campaign

Cablevision Systems unveiled its first new logo and branding campaign in nearly 10 years,... Read entire article
6 Sep 2012 | 9:54 am PDT

IBC: Dutch MSO Guides Out ActiveVideo's CloudTV Platform

Ziggo, the largest cable operator in The Netherlands with 2.2 million digital TV subscribers,... Read entire article
6 Sep 2012 | 6:38 am PDT

Pai: Rights-of-Way Issues Are Up to Date in Kansas City

In Kansas City to visit Google's fiber build test-bed, FCC commissioner Ajit Pai said Wednesday... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 4:40 pm PDT

Synacor Hires Knorr As Head Of Regional Accounts

Synacor has hired Patrick Knorr, previously general manager of small Kansas cable operator... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 11:48 am PDT

Suddenlink Hires Gregg Graff To Head Residential Sales

Suddenlink Communications has hired longtime cable operations and sales executive Gregg Graff as... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 11:33 am PDT

ACA, NCTA Press FCC for Action on CLEC Cross-Ownership

The American Cable Association is asking the FCC to take action on the petition by the National... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 9:45 am PDT

CBS Signs Retrans Pact With Cablevision

While its retransmission fight with Tribune Broadcasting entereds its third week, Cablevision... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 9:33 am PDT

IBC: Pace Ties Into ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine

U.K.-based set-top and software supplier Pace has integrated ThinkAnalytics'... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 8:20 am PDT

Inventor Dean Kamen To Keynote SCTE's Cable-Tec Expo 2012

Dean Kamen, the entrepreneur whose inventions include the Segway scooter, will kick off the... Read entire article
5 Sep 2012 | 6:00 am PDT

MSG Varsity Kicks Off Initial Documentary

MSG Varsity will premiere its first original documentary production on Sept. 4 with a look at a... Read entire article
4 Sep 2012 | 3:06 pm PDT

Report: Docomo Buys Guam Cable Operator

Japanese investment powerhouse NTT Docomo has agreed to purchase the sole cable operator on the... Read entire article
4 Sep 2012 | 2:32 pm PDT

Jewish Life Television Chosen by Comcast in Chicago, Phladelphia

After launching with Comcast's Freedom region late last month, Jewish Life Television is in the... Read entire article
4 Sep 2012 | 1:01 pm PDT

Dispatch Stations Dark on Dish

Dispatch Broadcast stations WBNS Columbus and WTHR Indianapolis are dark for Dish Network... Read entire article
4 Sep 2012 | 10:05 am PDT

Scripps To Use TiVo's TRA Data To Pitch Auto Marketers

Scripps Networks Interactive reached a deal with TiVo Research and Analytics, a subsidiary of... Read entire article
4 Sep 2012 | 9:24 am PDT

'Showtime' Nears for Time Warner Cable Sports' Lakers Networks

With less than a month to go before the tipoff of two regional sports networks centering on the... Read entire article
3 Sep 2012 | 5:25 am PDT

Operators’ Programming Costs Inch Up

Per-subscriber programming costs for the top three cableoperators are outpacing average... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:02 pm PDT

Lakers Networks Prep for ‘Showtime’

With four weeks to go before the tipoff of two regionalsports networks focused on the Los... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable Operators DividedOver Carriage Rules

The Federal Communications Commissionhas gotten an earful in the past couple of weeks over its... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Thrilled ~ Comcast-NBC’s ‘8K’ Outlook

The last line of the specifications sheetfor Comcast and NBCUniversal’s demonstrationsof... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Isaac Slams Gulf Coast;Cable Weathers Storm

Hurricane Isaaclimped slowlyout of the GulfCoast area last week, leavingbehind some... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

FCC Vets Encryption-Ban Order

 Federal Communications Commissionchairman Julius Genachowski has circulated an... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Nugent, Sportsman AreHorsemen of ‘Aporkalypse’

“I love the smell of bacon in... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cablevision-Tribune Fight Grinds On

Cablevision Systems’ retransmission-consent battlewith Tribune Broadcasting has entered its... Read entire article
2 Sep 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cal-Berkeley AD Dumps DirecTV over Lack of Pac-12 Networks Carriage

With the Pac-12 Networks unable to reach a deal with DirecTV by Thursday, University of... Read entire article
31 Aug 2012 | 2:30 pm PDT

ESPN Scores Longhorn Network Affiiliate Pact with AT&T U-verse

On the eve of the kickoff of the University of Texas' 2012 football season, AT&T U-verse TV has... Read entire article
31 Aug 2012 | 1:09 pm PDT

Contec Files For Bankruptcy

Contec Holdings, a major provider of cable set-top and modem repair and refurbishment services... Read entire article
31 Aug 2012 | 11:11 am PDT

Poor Areas Of K.C. May Miss Google Fiber's First Wave

Google's selective "fiberhood" rally process for building out 1 Gbps broadband to areas of... Read entire article
31 Aug 2012 | 9:41 am PDT

TiVo Sharpens Legal Knives For Verizon Patent Trial

TiVo is gearing up to take on Verizon Communications in court in October -- with the DVR company... Read entire article
30 Aug 2012 | 3:20 am PDT

Adobe Punches Up 'TV Everywhere' System After Olympics Workout

Adobe Systems is introducing a second wave of major new features for its TV Everywhere platform... Read entire article
29 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Verizon Launches MundoFox On FiOS In Some Markets

Verizon Communications has added MundoFox, the new Spanish-language broadcast network from Fox... Read entire article
29 Aug 2012 | 7:50 am PDT

ACC Sets Speaker Lineup for Next Month's FORUM

The Association of Cable Communicators has lined up top cable communicators and communications... Read entire article
29 Aug 2012 | 5:30 am PDT

N.C. Cable Operator Rolling Out Fiber-To-The-Home Network

Country Cablevision, a small cable operator in North Carolina that received funding under the... Read entire article
29 Aug 2012 | 4:05 am PDT

ESPN Goes Deep, Connecting on $5.6 Billion, MLB Renewal

ESPN has signed the biggest media deal in Major League Baseball history, inking an eight-year,... Read entire article
28 Aug 2012 | 3:35 pm PDT

Midcontinent Fires Up WatchESPN, With Disney Apps On Deck

Midcontinent Communications is now offering cable TV subscribers access to ESPN's live online... Read entire article
28 Aug 2012 | 12:16 pm PDT

TWC SportsNet Adds Mountain West Football, Basketball Games

Bolstering its content roster, Time Warner Cable SportsNet has secured the rights to a number of... Read entire article
28 Aug 2012 | 11:15 am PDT

TWC Bulks Up NYC Fiber Network For Business

Time Warner Cable's business division announced Tuesday that it expects to invest $25 million in... Read entire article
28 Aug 2012 | 7:35 am PDT

C-SPAN Delivers Presidential Election VOD With Avail-TVN

C-SPAN has launched a video-on-demand service to feature the highlights -- and perhaps the... Read entire article
27 Aug 2012 | 12:58 pm PDT

TWC Names Fujimoto SVP Brand Strategy And Marcomm, Replacing Freeman

Time Warner Cable hired Gregg Fujimoto, an advertising executive who spent two decades at McCann... Read entire article
27 Aug 2012 | 10:23 am PDT

Court Affirms Verizon Must Pay Millions To ActiveVideo For Patent Violations

A federal appeals court Friday upheld a decision ordering Verizon Communications to pay upwards... Read entire article
27 Aug 2012 | 7:40 am PDT

It’s 5-0 for Verizon-SpectrumCo

The FCC has given conditionalapproval to Verizon Wireless’s $3.9 billion purchaseof... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

In Their Words

“I think my grandfather [JamesM. Cox] would be very proud andamazed by all the things that... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Broadband Growth Slows, but Cable Still Leads

Cable operators continued to dominate the broadbandmarket in the second quarter, snatching up... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cox Communications:50 Years in Cable

As cable and telecommunicationsprovider Cox Communicationsmarks 50 years in the... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

More Tennis Channel, Anyone?

At press time, Comcast was preparing its customers forthe move of Tennis Channel to its... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Feeding The Machine

In cable, technology project timelines used tobe measured in years — hence the mocking... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Rebuilding Louisiana

When Cox Communications'emergency-preparedness teamvisited New Orleans in the summerof... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

FCC: Broadband DeploymentStill Isn’t Timely, Reasonable

The Federal CommunicationsCommission has once againconcluded that broadband is not... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Delivering What Customers Want

Mark Greatrex, who has been chief marketing officer at Cox Communications since March 2011, is a... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cox Communications: A Timeline

2011 Cox, after experimenting with the launch of its own wirelessproduct, announces... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Google Looks to RockThe Broadband Boat

Google is promising to cook up a K.C. masterpieceof blindingly fast Internet — a... Read entire article
26 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cablevision Loses Tribune's WGN America, Hartford Fox Affiliate

Tribune Co. forced Cablevision Systems to drop its Hartford Fox affiliate, WTIC, as well as WGN... Read entire article
25 Aug 2012 | 1:12 am PDT

Deuce: Comcast Gains Stay In Tennis Channel Program-Carriage Complaint

The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit has granted Comcast's... Read entire article
24 Aug 2012 | 1:10 pm PDT

Time Warner Cable Streaming Fox News, Fox Business on Apple Devices

Time Warner Cable has put 'TV Everywhere' applications for Fox News Channel and Fox Business... Read entire article
24 Aug 2012 | 8:25 am PDT

Cox Names Wolfe General Manager of New England-Cleveland Region

Cox Communications hasofficially tapped John Wolfe as the general manager of its New... Read entire article
24 Aug 2012 | 8:02 am PDT

CWA Slams Verizon/SpectrumCo Approval as Job Killer

Reaction from critics of the Verizon/SpectrumCo deal were quick to register their disapproval... Read entire article
23 Aug 2012 | 2:07 pm PDT

FCC Unanimously Approves Verizon/SpectrumCo Deal

Two days after it was unanimously adopted -- reportedly as commissioners, some far-flung,... Read entire article
23 Aug 2012 | 1:23 pm PDT

BeIN Sport Scores Comcast Distribution Deal

BeIN Sport has added a third affiliate teammate, reaching a deal that will put its English- and... Read entire article
23 Aug 2012 | 12:45 pm PDT

BeIN Sport Nearing Comcast Carriage Pact: Sources

BeIN Sport, which continues to acquire key soccer rights for its fledgling English- and... Read entire article
23 Aug 2012 | 8:41 am PDT

Verizon/SpectrumCo. Deal on Thursday Track

The latest word on the FCC's release of the Verizon/SpectrumCo order, which has already been... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 3:33 pm PDT

Japan's Largest MSO Selects Concurrent for 'TV Everywhere'

Jupiter Telecommunications has deployed Concurrent's MediaHawkTM VX unified content delivery... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 3:22 pm PDT

Small, Mid-Size MSOs to Take Center Stage At SCTE Cable-Tec Expo

Senior technology executives from Armstrong Communications, BendBroadband, Buckeye CableSystem... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 11:46 am PDT

Motorola Mobility Licenses Comcast Reference Design Kit

Motorola Mobility is licensing Comcast's Reference Design Kit, a development that the MSO is... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 11:31 am PDT

Sources: Votes are 5-0 for Verizon/SpectrumCo.

According to sources inside and outside the FCC, all five commissioners have cast their votes on... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 10:39 am PDT

Cable Center Dedicates Theater to John Malone

The state-of-the-art theater at The Cable Center in Denver soon will bear John Malone's... Read entire article
22 Aug 2012 | 8:01 am PDT

Three FCC Votes in For Verizon/SpectrumCo.

At press time, the FCC's two Republican members--Robert McDowell and Ajit Pai--had voted to... Read entire article
21 Aug 2012 | 10:22 am PDT

FCC: Broadband Deployment Still Not Timely, Reasonable

The FCC has once again concluded that broadband is not being deployed in a reasonable and timely... Read entire article
21 Aug 2012 | 9:57 am PDT

Comcast Calls Tennis Channel Decision 'Nakedly Content-Based Restriction'

As expected, Comcast has once again urged the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia... Read entire article
21 Aug 2012 | 8:06 am PDT

GCI Fast-Forwards With TiVo

General Communication Inc., a midsize operator that is Alaska's largest telecommunications... Read entire article
21 Aug 2012 | 6:15 am PDT

Cox Keys In Broader Home Security Rollout, Appoints Groff GM

Cox Communications plans to bring its home-security service to additional markets in 2012 after... Read entire article
20 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Service Electric President John Walson, Jr., Dies, 63

John Walson, Jr., 63, president of Service Electric Cable TV and Communications, has died of... Read entire article
20 Aug 2012 | 2:07 pm PDT

'Multichannel News' Names Charter Communications Operator of the Year

Multichannel News announced today that its 2012 Operator of the Year is Charter... Read entire article
20 Aug 2012 | 11:40 am PDT

Comcast Informs Customers of Tennis Channel Move

Comcast has begun informing its customers that it will move Tennis Channel from a sports tier to... Read entire article
20 Aug 2012 | 9:16 am PDT

Cablevision Charges Tribune With 'Illegally Tying' Stations Deals

Cablevision Systems stepped up the rhetoric Friday in its retrans battle with Tribune Co.,... Read entire article
17 Aug 2012 | 1:15 pm PDT

FCC Media Bureau Seeks Comments on TiVo's HD Set-Top Waiver

The FCC's Media Bureau wants input on TiVo's request for a 12-month waiver of commission rules... Read entire article
17 Aug 2012 | 10:55 am PDT

TWC Goes On KC Hiring Spree Ahead Of Google Fiber Launch

Time Warner Cable is looking to increase its local workforce in Kansas City by more than 9%,... Read entire article
17 Aug 2012 | 8:13 am PDT

Tribune's WPIX, Three Other Stations Go Dark On Cablevision

Cablevision Systems and Tribune Broadcasting Co. are the latest to step into the... Read entire article
16 Aug 2012 | 10:44 pm PDT

TiVo Bows Cheaper Four-Tuner DVR Aimed At Sunday Night TV Fans

TiVo has introduced a $250 four-tuner DVR, the Premiere 4, with one-fourth the storage capacity... Read entire article
16 Aug 2012 | 10:37 am PDT

Critics Slam SpectrumCo Approval

Some public policy groups are criticizing government approval -- and the conditions agreed to by... Read entire article
16 Aug 2012 | 10:29 am PDT

Cisco's Cable Sales Shrink 2% In July Quarter

Cisco Systems' Service Provider Video Technology Group generated $962 million in sales for the... Read entire article
16 Aug 2012 | 9:36 am PDT

DOJ Approves SpectrumCo Deal

A quartet of cable operators received approval from the U.S. Department of Justice on its $3.9... Read entire article
16 Aug 2012 | 8:56 am PDT

Apple In Talks With TWC, Other MSOs On Cable Set-Top: Report

Apple has approached Time Warner Cable and other large cable operators about creating an... Read entire article
15 Aug 2012 | 7:40 pm PDT

Comcast Hooks Up Nearly 100,000 Low-Income Homes To Broadband

Comcast enrolled 91,000 low-income families for its $9.95-per-month Internet Essentials service... Read entire article
15 Aug 2012 | 8:28 am PDT

S3 Group Licenses Comcast's RDK For Set-Tops

S3 Group, a TV testing and professional services firm, has licensed Comcast's Reference Design... Read entire article
15 Aug 2012 | 6:00 am PDT

Comcast's Strauss: 2012 Olympics Were 'TV Everywhere' Watershed Event

More than 1.5 million Comcast subscribers accessed some 26 million video streams online and via... Read entire article
14 Aug 2012 | 1:46 pm PDT

FCC: Expanded Basic Cable TV Rates Climbed 5.4% In 2010

The average monthly price of expanded basic cable TV rose 5.4% in 2010, to $57.46, according to... Read entire article
14 Aug 2012 | 9:44 am PDT

Analyst: Q2 Broadband Adds Weakest Ever

Cable and telco service providers added a total of about 260,000 broadband customers in the... Read entire article
14 Aug 2012 | 9:11 am PDT

NCTA: FCC Should Exempt Program Promos From Ad-Loudness Rules

The National Cable & Telecommunications Association has petitioned the FCC to limit rules aimed... Read entire article
13 Aug 2012 | 11:07 am PDT

Analyst: Q2 Pay TV Losses Nearly Mirror Prior Year

Multichannel video service providers lost a combined 325,000 basic video subscribers in the... Read entire article
13 Aug 2012 | 8:48 am PDT

Time Warner Cable Extends Network Deal With Level 3

Time Warner Cable signed a multiyear agreement Level 3 Communications, under which Level 3 will... Read entire article
13 Aug 2012 | 6:28 am PDT

Google To Slash 4,000 Motorola Jobs

Looking to drastically streamline operations, Google will lay off about 20% of Motorola... Read entire article
13 Aug 2012 | 3:18 am PDT

Google Can’t ChangeBroadband Economics

Google is hoping to show the world what’s possiblewith a 1-Gig Internet... Read entire article
12 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Charter, Cablevision:We’ll Do Better

Cablevision Systems and CharterCommunications reported modestresults for the second... Read entire article
12 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Gone

Virtually all of the largest cable, satelliteand telco TV competitors couldn’tavoid... Read entire article
12 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable One Connects As Fox's Third 'TV Everywhere' Partner

Ahead of the fall 2012 TV season, Fox Broadcasting has inked a "TV Everywhere" deal with The... Read entire article
12 Aug 2012 | 6:50 am PDT

Affiliate Talk: Q&A with Univision Distribution Chief Tonia O'Connor

In a wide-ranging interview, MCN news editor Mike Reynolds recently surveyed the carriage... Read entire article
11 Aug 2012 | 5:38 am PDT

Pac-12 Networks Adds More NCTC Affiliates, Continues Negotiations with Satellite, Telco Providers

The Pac-12 Networks, continuing to add small and mid-size distributors to its affiliate roster... Read entire article
10 Aug 2012 | 6:59 pm PDT

AOL Enables Ads On TV App For Samsung, Sony, Roku Devices

AOL is launching version 2.0 of its connected TV app for Samsung Electronics, Sony Electronics... Read entire article
10 Aug 2012 | 6:00 am PDT

FCC Denies Comcast Stay Request in Tennis Channel Program Complaint

According to the Tennis Channel, the FCC has denied Comcast's request for a stay of the... Read entire article
9 Aug 2012 | 5:07 pm PDT

Cablevision Hires Lake as SVP Branding, Creative

Cablevision Systems Corp. has hired Matt Lake, a familiarr agency executive as senior vice... Read entire article
9 Aug 2012 | 2:36 pm PDT

FCC Commissioner Clyburn to Keynote WICT Touchstones Luncheon

Firming up its luncheon plans during its upcoming Leadership Conference, Women in Cable... Read entire article
9 Aug 2012 | 7:23 am PDT

CTAM Launches Revamped Website

CTAM has unveiled a revamped website offering members better access to strategic industry... Read entire article
9 Aug 2012 | 7:09 am PDT

Google Yanks Content-Light Nexus Q Streaming Device: Report

Google has indefinitely suspended shipments of its $300 Nexus Q music and video streaming device... Read entire article
9 Aug 2012 | 6:30 am PDT

Google, Best Buy, Sony, Intel And Others Still Pushing For 'AllVid'

The AllVid Tech Company Alliance, whose members include Best Buy, Google, Sony Electronics,... Read entire article
8 Aug 2012 | 12:16 pm PDT

Probe Snares Six For Scamming Comcast Service

Montgomery County, Pa., district attorney Risa Vetri Ferman said Tuesday that six men had been... Read entire article
8 Aug 2012 | 8:28 am PDT

Will.I.Am To Keynote IBC2012

IBC's gotta feeling that its 2012 conference is going to be a good, good... Read entire article
8 Aug 2012 | 4:10 am PDT

Cablevision Lights Video On Kindle Fire

Expanding its multiscreen reach, Cablevision Systems in late July released a version of its... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 4:15 pm PDT

Iger: Disney Apps Tied to Carriage Deals

Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO Bob Iger told analysts Tuesday that the content giant has no... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 3:47 pm PDT

Pac-12 Conference Adds Wave Broadband to Affiliate Team

Pac-12 Enterprises, the content and multiplatform media company for the Pac-12 Conference, has... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 2:11 pm PDT

Bounce TV Cofounder MLK III Tells Senate to Reject DeMint Bill

Add Bounce TV cofounder Martin Luther King III to the list of broadcasters not eager for the... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 11:59 am PDT

Charter Chugs Along in Q2

Charter Communications returned to basic customer losses in the second quarter, but initiatives... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 11:24 am PDT

Dolan: Onyx Rollout Slated for Q4

Cablevision Systems CEO James Dolan said the MSO's new user interface - dubbed Onyx - should... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 10:06 am PDT

Basic Video Subs Flat at Cablevision

Basic video subscribers were flat at 3.2 million in the second quarter at Cablevision Systems,... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 7:02 am PDT

Broadcom, MaxLinear Push Ahead On 1-GHz Full-Spectrum Chips

Broadcom and MaxLinear are touting advances for their respective 1-GHz full-spectrum tuner... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 6:35 am PDT

FourthWall Dubs Set-Top Analytics Unit 'MassiveData'

Interactive TV developer FourthWall Media has branded its set-top box data collection and... Read entire article
7 Aug 2012 | 4:44 am PDT

IMJ's 'Set-Top On A Stick' Wins CableLabs Confab Vote

IMJ, a Tokyo-based digital marketing and mobile technology development firm, won the honors as... Read entire article
6 Aug 2012 | 2:39 pm PDT

FCC Launches Computer Recycling/Donation Program

The FCC and its Connect2Compete public private partnership are launching a computer recycling... Read entire article
6 Aug 2012 | 10:29 am PDT

Mediacom Turns On Bandwidth-Surcharge Meter

Mediacom Communications has become the latest broadband provider to move to usage-based pricing... Read entire article
6 Aug 2012 | 4:02 am PDT

Free TV: Aereo’sNew Legal Move

Aereo, the over-the-top TV startup giving broadcasters a case of heartburn, isaiming to bulk... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

The CALM Act: What You Need to Know

The clock is ticking down to Dec. 13, whenthe FCC will finally begin enforcing the... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Comcast Goes to Court Over Tennis Ruling

Comcast wasted no time challenging the FCC’s decisionto uphold the Tennis Channel carriage... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

The Top 20MultichannelProviders

As deal-making once again returned to the cable industry, MultichannelNews’ list of the top... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable Ops Report Mixed Q2

The cable earnings season kicked off last week on a familiarnote, with Comcast continuing its... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable’s Crytpo PlanLeaves CE Unmoved

Unlike other video providers, cable will be forcedto continue delivering programming to... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

BYUtv’s Neon Trees GigIs All About the Music

Where can a heart-on-their-sleeve indie-rock enthusiast turn in a televisionworld that just... Read entire article
5 Aug 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Comcast Starts Billing Bandwidth Hogs, But Exempts Its Own VOD Apps

Comcast this week took the first steps to start charging Internet customers if they consume... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 4:22 pm PDT

SeaChange Sales EVP Goldfarb Departs

SeaChange International, a provider of video-on-demand and advertising solutions, said executive... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 2:43 pm PDT

CWA Slams Verizon/SpectrumCo Deal It Suggests Is Imminent

The Communications Workers of America signaled Friday it thought regulators were poised to... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 11:41 am PDT

Western Broadband, Orbitel Communications to Launch Pac-12 Arizona RSN

Pac-12 Networks continues to build its affiliate base, adding Western Broadband and Orbitel... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 11:33 am PDT

NBCU: Pay-TV Users Watching London Olympics On 6.2M Devices

Touting an Olympic record for its TV Everywhere initiative so far, NBCUniversal has already... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 10:49 am PDT

FCC Moves to Update Cable Technical Rules

The FCC voted unanimously on Friday to open a proceeding to transition its analog cable... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 10:27 am PDT

Cable Pioneer Joseph Gans Dies At 85

Cable Hall of Fame member Joseph S. Gans Jr., 85, has died, according to a report in his... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 10:15 am PDT

Motorola Transfers 'Small Number' Of Engineers To TSS

Motorola Mobility moved a "small number" field-support engineers to longtime partner... Read entire article
3 Aug 2012 | 9:02 am PDT

Boston Mayor Pitches Attorneys General on Opposing Verizon/SpectrumCo

In a letter this week to Attorney General Eric Holder, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino said the city... Read entire article
2 Aug 2012 | 2:41 pm PDT

CEA Calls NCTA Encryption Proposal 'Utterly Insufficient'

The Consumer Electronics Association said the cable industry's proposal for the six biggest MSOs... Read entire article
2 Aug 2012 | 11:48 am PDT

2012 Olympics: Lazarus Says NBCU Surprised by Ratings Performance

NBC Sports Group chairman Mark Lazarus said NBCUniversal officials have been surprised by the... Read entire article
2 Aug 2012 | 10:26 am PDT

Outdoor Channel HD Debuts Across Comcast Systems in Utah

Outdoor Channel continues its high-definition expansion buzz with Comcast, launching on a number... Read entire article
2 Aug 2012 | 5:27 am PDT

Mixed Q2 For Time Warner Cable

Time Warner Cable lost 169,000 basic video subscribers in the second quarter, falling short of... Read entire article
2 Aug 2012 | 5:23 am PDT

Pac-12 Inks Carriage Deals with BendBroadband, Frontier Communications

Two weeks before the kickoff of its seven sports networks, Pac-12 Enterprises has reached... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 4:05 pm PDT

Time Warner Cable Punts NFL Network from Former Insight Systems

With the contract expiring at midnight on the former Insight Communications systems serving... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 3:01 pm PDT

Strong Q2 For Suddenlink

Subscriber metrics continued to improve in the second quarter at mid-sized operator Suddenlink... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 2:57 pm PDT

Time Warner Cable, Meredith Reach Retrans Deal

Time Warner Cable said it reached a retransmission consent agreement in principle with Meredith... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 1:41 pm PDT

Comcast Appeals Tennis Channel Decision In D.C. Circuit

Comcast Wednesday filed its appeal of the FCC's Tennis Channel program carriage decision,... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 1:22 pm PDT

Comcast/NBCU Provides Ultra-HD Olympic Experience

Comcast/NBCU on Wednesday held the first of  a series of planned D.C. demonstrations of... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 12:23 pm PDT

Public Knowledge Officially Complains to FCC About Comcast/Xbox

Public Knowledge told the FCC on Wednesday that Comcast's exemption of video service delivered... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 11:37 am PDT

Comcast Stock Soars

Strong second quarter results and better than expected ratings for the XXX Olympic Games helped... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 7:54 am PDT

Comcast Beats the Street

Comcast continued to surprise the Street in the second quarter, soundly beating analysts'... Read entire article
1 Aug 2012 | 5:14 am PDT

Comcast Kicks Off Q2 Earnings Wednesday

The cable operator earnings season will officially kick off Wednesday, with Comcast reporting... Read entire article
31 Jul 2012 | 9:09 am PDT

CFA Releases Latest Consumer Complaint Survey

Service or billing problems with cable, satellite, Internet or phone ranked fifth in the top 10... Read entire article
31 Jul 2012 | 6:25 am PDT

Comcast Seeks FCC Stay of Tennis Channel Decision

Comcast has asked the FCC to stay enforcement of its July 24 vote upholding Tennis Channel's... Read entire article
30 Jul 2012 | 4:05 pm PDT

TCA: 'Big C' to End Run With Four One-Hour Episodes

The Big C will end its run with a limited fourth-season, Showtime president of entertainment... Read entire article
30 Jul 2012 | 2:16 pm PDT

Charter's 'Center Stage Battle of the Bands' to Reward Winner with Opening Act Slot at St. Louis Festival

The winner of its online music competition will open for The All-American Rejects at the Charter... Read entire article
30 Jul 2012 | 12:41 pm PDT

Tennis Channel Volleys NCTA Opposition

The volleying continued over the FCC's decision to uphold an Administrative Law Judge's ruling... Read entire article
30 Jul 2012 | 12:15 pm PDT

BeIn Sports Preps for Aug. 15 Launch of Soccer Channel Pair

BeIn Sport will kick off its pair of soccer channels next month. The question is how many... Read entire article
30 Jul 2012 | 8:09 am PDT

New Player on Crowded Soccer Pitch,BeIn Sport, Set to Launch Aug. 15

BeIn Sport will kick off its pair of soccer channelsnext month. The question is how many... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Fizzling DSL Feeds Cable Broadband

The curse of coppercontinues for the nation’stwo biggest... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Slow Summer Won’t Buck Trend: Analysts

Subscriber losses that typify the second quarter are expectedto continue as cable operators... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

TWC Spoiling for Fiber Fight With Google in Kansas City

Google’s 1 Gigabit-per-second Internet fiber-to-the-homeservice — as well as a companion... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Cable Act Review Splits Along Battle Lines

The Senate Communications Subcommitteebegan its vaunted review of the Cable Actof 1992 last... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Vanilla Ice: Words to Live By

It’s hard to saywhat was more bizarre: Vanilla Iceas a self-deprecating and... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

Comcast Vows to Sue FCCOver Tennis Channel Decision

The Federal Communications Commission’sfirst-ever commission-level vote to uphold... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 9:01 pm PDT

'Multichannel News,' 'B&C' Honor Comcast Cable for Leadership in Hispanic TV

Broadcasting & Cable and Multichannel News announced that Comcast Cable will be the first... Read entire article
29 Jul 2012 | 12:00 pm PDT

NFL Network, RedZone Face August 1 Drop on Former Insight Systems

The National Football League says Time Warner Cable subscribers are about to lose its in-house... Read entire article
27 Jul 2012 | 11:46 am PDT

Court Denies NAB Effort to Delay Online Posting

The U.S. Appeals Court for the D.C. Circuit on Friday denied the National Association of... Read entire article
27 Jul 2012 | 11:23 am PDT

Cox Clicks On NBC Olympic Video-Mosaic Channel

With the 2012 Summer Olympic Games officially kicking off with Friday's opening ceremony, Cox... Read entire article
27 Jul 2012 | 10:55 am PDT

Disney/ESPN, Fox, Turner, HBO In Talks On Google Fiber TV

Google is in discussions with programmers including Disney and ESPN Media Networks, Turner... Read entire article
27 Jul 2012 | 7:14 am PDT

Crown Media Reports Higher Q2 Earnings

Crown Media, which runs the Hallmark Channels, reported higher second-quarter earnings behind ad... Read entire article
27 Jul 2012 | 7:13 am PDT

Google Outlines IPTV, 1-Gig Internet Service In Kansas City

After more than two years in the works, Google announced details of its 1 Gigabit per second... Read entire article
26 Jul 2012 | 9:29 am PDT

ACC Names 2012 Beacon Awards Finalists

The Association of Cable Communicators has named the finalists for 2012 Beacon... Read entire article
26 Jul 2012 | 9:00 am PDT

Time Warner Cable Nears Retrans Deal with Meredith

Shortly before its television stations in three markets were set to go dark on Time Warner Cable... Read entire article
26 Jul 2012 | 8:31 am PDT

Arris Beats Street In Q2 As TWC Sales More Than Double

Arris Group beat Wall Street expectations with a 31% jump in second-quarter revenue, as sales to... Read entire article
26 Jul 2012 | 8:06 am PDT

Dish Files To Consolidate 'TV Everywhere' Trademark Oppositions

Dish Network has asked that oppositions from seven parties to its "TV Everywhere" trademark... Read entire article
25 Jul 2012 | 11:59 am PDT

Comcast Opens Free Wi-Fi To Push Olympics 'TV Everywhere' Access

Comcast, to promote mobile access to 2012 Summer Olympic Games coverage by its NBCUniversal... Read entire article
25 Jul 2012 | 10:35 am PDT

Big MSOs Commit To Make Encrypted Basic Tiers Available To IP Devices

The six largest U.S. cable operators are prepared to offer two ways to let third-party IP-based... Read entire article
25 Jul 2012 | 9:29 am PDT

NCTA: Tennis Channel Decision Is 'Dangerous' Path

The National Cable and Telecommunications Association said Wednesday that the FCC's decision to... Read entire article
25 Jul 2012 | 8:31 am PDT

Harmonic Names CMO, SVP Of Video Products

Video-equipment vendor Harmonic announced the hiring of two executives -- Peter Alexander as... Read entire article
24 Jul 2012 | 3:40 pm PDT

Advantage Tennis Channel: FCC Upholds Decision over Comcast

In a 3-2 party line vote, the FCC has voted touphold an agency judge's ruling that Comcast... Read entire article
24 Jul 2012 | 3:18 pm PDT

Independent Show: Small Ops Say 'Dropping Channels Works'

Small operators have to develop a "thick skin and iron will" to drop the channels that demand... Read entire article
24 Jul 2012 | 1:10 pm PDT

Cisco's $5 Billion NDS Deal Gets Euro OK

The European Commission cleared Cisco Systems' proposed $5 billion bid for U.K.-based NDS Group,... Read entire article
24 Jul 2012 | 10:36 am PDT
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