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
Google Fiber launched a campaign aimed at boosting its subscriber count in the Kansas City area by the end of the year, announcing Wednesday that it will give new customers who order its 1-Gig Internet and pay TV service by Dec. 22 a free Nexus 7 tablet.
Broadband subscriber growth slowed in the third quarter, with 17 of the largest cable operators and telcos gaining about 520,000 net high-speed Internet subscribers, a decrease of about 10 percent compared to Q3 2012, Leichtman Research Group said Tuesday.
DirecTV said it will begin delivering on Friday live feeds from 30 cable networks to subscribers using mobile devices both inside and outside their homes.
Time Warner Cable is seeing an increased number of subscribers order wideband Internet tiers, along with customers who cancel pay TV service but keep a cable modem, CFO Arthur Minson said Wednesday at the Morgan Stanley Technology, Media & Telecoms Conference in Barcelona.
Three years after unveiling a second-screen application, DirecTV may be preparing to launch a mobile application called COPILOT, according to a trademark application it filed last week.
Suddenlink Communications lost 3,000 basic video subscribers in the third quarter, while picking up 21,900 high-speed Internet and 18,000 phone customers, according to earnings released by parent Cequel Communications Holdings last week.
Pennsylvania-based cable operator Blue Ridge Communications is making a big bet on TiVo, announcing a deal to deploy every product it is marketing to pay TV distributors, from DVRs to a Web portal.
WWE said Tuesday that it named Matthew Singerman EVP of programming, and that the Fox News Channel and TV Guide Network veteran may help it launch a new network.
CNBC said Monday that it launched a new app for Apple's iPad and iPhone that will offer a live feed from its cable network to subscribers of several major distributors, including Comcast, Dish Network, Cablevision, AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV and Charter Communications subscribers.
EchoStar's Sling Media subsidiary said it launched a channel on Roku's over-the-top video platform that allows pay TV subscribers to watch live programming and DVR content, and that it will introduce an app for Microsoft Windows 8.1 devices in December.