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
AT&T said it is looking to draw country music fans to its U-verse TV service with the launch of an interactive music channel that will feature original programming, live performances and music from artists ranging from Lady Antebellum to George Strait.
Cable One is breaking ranks from major MSOs such as Comcast that are beginning to penalize subscribers who exceed monthly data caps, announcing Monday that it will eliminate data plans with overage fees.
CBS Corp. said it now owns 100 percent of TVGuide.com and TV Guide Mobile, two assets it could use to grab a cut of revenue which cable operators generate by selling ads on interactive program guides.
Cablevision CFO Gregg Seibert was forced to halt a presentation for investors at a conference in New York Thursday afternoon when union protesters from the Communications Workers of America began shouting from the audience.
With Time Warner Cable's retransmission-consent agreement with LIN TV set to expire at 5 p.m. ET today, the companies are still attempting to negotiate a deal, TWC spokesman Jon Gary Herrera said Friday morning.
While The Ultimate Fighting Championship said Friday that it will flip the switch on a 24-hour channel in Latin America later this year, executives said they don't plan to launch a channel dedicated to cage fighting for U.S. pay TV subscribers.
Comcast struck a deal with Cisco to add the company's WebEx videoconferencing product to the Upware portal that it launched earlier this year for commercial customers.
Looking to thwart Sprint's efforts to acquire broadband wireless provider Clearwire, Dish Network increased its bid to buy the company to $4.40 per share.
Arris released data collected from cable operators using its workforce management product, WorkAssure, that shows dispatchers and field technicians have been able reduce repeat service calls and time spent driving to subscriber homes with a system that relies in part on supplying technicians with GPS-enabled tablets and smartphones.
Time Warner Cable is hiring more customer service representatives trained to keep subscribers from cancelling service after promotional offers expire and relying less on outsourcing calls, COO Rob Marcus said Wednesday.