Steve Donohue

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GreenWave Reality builds FiOS Quantum Gateway for Verizon

Verizon may be preparing to deploy a FiOS Quantum Gateway and Zigbee home automation module supplied by Irvine, Calif.-based GreenWave Reality, FCC test documents obtained by FierceCable indicate.

Comcast adds 18 live streaming networks to Xfinity TV Go

Comcast said that it has surpassed the mark of 50 networks that Xfinity TV subscribers can watch through apps on mobile devices both inside and outside the home, following the addition of A&E, Starz, TNT and 15 other networks.

Pay TV subscriber base shrank by 251,000 in 2013

U.S. pay-TV distributors lost 251,000 video subscribers in 2013, marking the first time ever that the multichannel video sector has posted a full-year decline in subscriptions.

Viacom settles $1B lawsuit filed against YouTube

Viacom said Tuesday that it signed an agreement with Google which resolves a $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit that the media giant filed against YouTube in 2007, the year after it was acquired by Google.

Aereo CEO to speak at ACA Summit, while NCTA books Comcast, TWC execs for The Cable Show

NCTA said Tuesday that the CEOs of Comcast and Time Warner Cable will speak at The Cable Show convention, while the American Cable Association recruited Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia--who is battling copyright lawsuits from some of NCTA's largest members--as a speaker for its upcoming ACA Summit.

WOW gains 3,700 video and 14,600 broadband subs in fourth quarter

WideOpenWest picked up 3,700 video and 14,600 high-speed Internet subscribers in the fourth quarter, while it dropped 3,000 voice customers.

Apple TV launches ACC Sports college network

Less than three weeks after Apple announced that it would join Roku in distributing 15 college networks from ESPN through over-the-top devices, the tech giant launched a network from the Atlantic Coast Conference on its Apple TV set-top.

Harris Broadcast splits into Imagine Communications, GatesAir

The Gores Group has split Harris Broadcast Group into two separate, privately-owned companies--Imagine Communications and GatesAir.

Dish Network tips off Hopper March Madness campaign

Dish Network hired actress Rebel Wilson to provide the voice for an animated version of its "Hopper the Kangaroo" mascot in a new ad campaign that it kicked off this week.

Comcast dominates 2013 broadband subscriber growth rankings

With DSL subscriber losses hurting growth at AT&T and Verizon, Comcast was the number-one broadband provider last year in terms of net subscriber additions, Leichtman Research Group said Monday.