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
While a free preview for the new ABC Now app that launches Tuesday will allow any viewer in New York or Philadelphia to stream live video, subscribers of Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network may not be able to use the app after the preview ends on June 30.
Two days before it is scheduled to launch in Boston, Aereo said Monday that it would no longer offer customers the option of paying $1 for a daily pass or $80 upfront for an annual subscription.
Outdoor Channel, which agreed last week to merge with Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, said it saw first-quarter income jump more than $4 million.
CableLabs said Monday that it named former Viasat and Entropic executive Tom Lookabaugh EVP of research and development.
Four years after pitching the idea of installing Wi-Fi service on trains used by commuters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Cablevision executives said Thursday that the MSO is closer to making it a reality.
While Dish Network reported increased subscriber churn in the first quarter, executives told analysts Thursday that they expect its new Hopper DVR will help it improve retention and drive increased revenue from homes that take the product.
Soccer channel beIN Sport said it is expanding to the web and mobile devices, announcing TV Everywhere authentication deals Thursday with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at a report that ESPN has talked to at least one major wireless carrier about subsidizing access to its content for smartphone and tablet users.
Entropic said it filed a patent infringement suit against Toronto-based ViXS Systems and its U.S. subsidiary, alleging that the company's products violate two of its patents involving home networking technology.