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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Articles by Steve Donohue
Verizon's (NYSE: VZ
) decision to abandon its DSL service and plan to market a fixed wireless broadband product with DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV
) shows the telco is focused on "abandoning initiatives that
SeaChange (Nasdaq: SEAC
) on Wednesday said it will team-up with Tellabs (Nasdaq: TLAB
) next week at The Cable Show to demonstrate how a cable operator could target ads to subscribers watching live TV
Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC
) on Wednesday said it is allowing digital cable subscribers to access several hundred movies online provided by Vutopia, including such titles as Donnie Brasco,
Adobe Systems (Nasdaq: ADBE
) said Tuesday that it has appointed Comcast Ventures (Nasdaq: CMCSA
) senior VP Amy Banse and Cisco (Nasdaq: CSCO
) EVP and CFO Frank Calderoni to its board of directors.
In today's spotlight, FierceCable tracks the highest paid CEOs at publicly traded cable MSOs and satellite TV providers. Even though Comcast CEO Brian Roberts took a 13 percent cut in total
Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA
) said it hopes that it may be able to help hundreds of subscribers in Philadelphia and Knoxville, Tenn., lose 5 percent to 7 percent of their body weight by watching
Cox Communications and Verizon Wireless (NYSE: VZ
) kicked off a joint promotion to subscribers in Oklahoma, offering new customers that order digital video and wireless phone and data bundles prepaid
Tribune Media Services and Digitalsmiths are teaming up to pitch cable operators technology that could make it easier to deliver TV listings and other data to cable subscribers using tablet computers
ClearWire (Nasdaq: CLWR
) CTO John Saw boasts that the company may be able to deliver peak download speeds of 168 Mbps by 2014 through a new LTE Advanced network that it plans to deploy by June 2013.
Israel-based Jinni plans to demonstrate its recommendation engine technology for interactive program guides at The Cable Show convention in Boston this month.
Jinni's recommendation engine