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
AOL Networks is beginning to pitch linear TV ads to media buyers, using technology that it picked up with the acquisition of ad network Adap.TV last year.
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association signed a contract extension with Michael Powell which will keep the former FCC chairman at the helm of the industry's top lobbying group through 2017, an NCTA spokesperson confirmed.
CableLabs has opened an IPTV Innovations Lab at its headquarters in Colorado which could be used by members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform.
Comcast has launched its Xfinity On Campus service at Lasell College, a small school in Newton, Mass., according to a Web site it has created for the IPTV product.
The CEO of Charter Communications investor Liberty Media suggested Friday that the company could consider the option of making another run at acquiring Time Warner Cable if Comcast fails to close its merger agreement.
Comcast said it plans to release a progress report on March 4 for its Internet Essentials program, the $9.95 monthly Internet tier that it offers to low-income homes within its footprint.
The fourth quarter saw hardware vendors such as Cisco, Arris and Casa Systems ship a record amount of CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) gear, with CCAP channel shipments jumping by 192 percent compared to the third quarter of 2013, according to a report from Infonetics.
Discovery Communications is realigning the leadership team at its U.S. networks division, announcing that Eileen O'Neill will oversee Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity Channel.
Turner Sports said Thursday that it'll launch an app for its NCAA March Madness Live coverage on Microsoft's Windows Store.
Time Warner Cable will begin adding a $2.25 monthly surcharge next month to the bills of subscribers nationwide to help it cover the costs of increased retransmission fees that it pays to local TV stations that air programming from CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and other broadcast networks.