Biography for Steve Donohue
Steve Donohue is editor of FierceCable. He has covered the cable industry, Internet video and the interactive television business since 1996 for several industry publications, including Multichannel News, Light Reading, Electronic Media, CableFAX Daily and Interactive TV Today. Donohue began covering cable TV and the Internet business in 1996 at CableFAX Daily and Internet Week in Washington, D.C., where his beats included Capitol Hill and the FCC. He moved to New York in 1998, where he covered the international TV business and the cable industry at Electronic Media. He joined Multichannel News two years later, and spent eight years there as national editor and editor of digital news. Donohue attended the CTAM U executive management program at Harvard Business School in 2001, and is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University, where he studied journalism and political science. He can be reached at email@example.com.
Articles by Steve Donohue
As DirecTV plays damage control, Dish Network waives fees for subscribers impacted by Colorado wildfires
Dish Network said Friday that it will waive fees for lost or damaged equipment to satellite TV subscribers impacted by wildfires in Colorado.
In 2006, NCTA changed the name of the cable industry's annual convention to The Cable Show. With Comcast and its CEO Brian Roberts dominating this years convention--from the general sessions to the show floor--this year's confab could've been called The Comcast Show.
About 12,000 people attended The Cable Show convention this week in Washington, D.C., according to the National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Responding to complaints that it intentionally degrades online video services such as YouTube and Hulu being accessed by cable modem subscribers, Time Warner Cable insisted Thursday that it doesn't "throttle" Internet video traffic.
Internet video set-top vendor Boxee plans to announce next week that it has a new owner, VentureBeat reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources.
Cox Communications expanded its contract with ratings firm Rentrak to include measurement of video-on-demand viewing on Apple's iPad, Rentrak CEO Bill Livek said Thursday on an earnings call.
Technology startup Emotient ran a unique demonstration at The Cable Show this week that showed how programmers, advertisers and market researchers could determine the mood of a viewer by analyzing facial expressions captured with a webcam.
mdocs recently signed a deal with social analytics firm Attensity which could allow companies such as Comcast and DirecTV to respond to customer service complaints posted on Twitter by analyzing billing records, executives told FierceCable Tuesday.
Cablevision will become the first cable operator nationwide to provide Wi-Fi service on trains after it won a 20-year contract Wednesday from New Jersey Transit.
Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that it plans to launch its TWC TV app on connected TVs from Samsung this summer.