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Report: Verizon enables full streaming of DVR content outside the home

Verizon is releasing an upgraded mobile app that enables streaming of all DVR content outside the home, reports media tech blogger David Zatz.

ESPN taking a $900M hit from reduced subscriber reach, analyst says

A steep drop in subscribers over the last two years has resulted in a $900 million annual hit to ESPN's bottom line. That's the conclusion of hedge fund manager Eric Jackson, who used his "Tech and Media" newsletter to showcase some pretty compelling data from 10-K filings to the Security Exchange Commission rendered by ESPN's parent company, Walt Disney.

Cox failed to stop music copyright infringement, judge rules

In a ruling that could open the door to other copyright infringement suits against cable operators and other ISPs, a federal judge in Alexandria, Va., has sided with music companies in a suit against Cox Communications.

Operators carefully vet installers following contractor crime wave

Do a Google search with the basic term "pay-TV installer," and you'll get a veritable rap sheet of recent crime reports by pay-TV customers involving installation contractors.

TiVo adds an all-time-best 418K MSO subs in Q3

TiVo said it added 418,000 subscriptions through cable operators in the third quarter, its best third-quarter performance in that area ever.