Steve Donohue

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Armstrong deploys TOA field management software

TOA Technologies said Armstrong Cable is deploying its ETAdirect product to manage its field crews.

Verizon bets on 'double up' promotion to boost FiOS, wireless sub count

Verizon launched a promotion called "double up," which is aimed at driving sales of FiOS triple-play bundles and smartphones that run on its 4G network.

Distributors cheer proposal to prohibit coordinated retrans negotiations

Local TV stations would be prohibited from teaming up to negotiate retransmission-consent agreements with pay-TV distributors, under a proposal FCC chairman Tom Wheeler announced Thursday.

AT&T takes on Comcast, WOW with U-verse launch in Augusta

Comcast and cable overbuilder WideOpenWest face new competition in Georgia from AT&T, which launched its U-verse TV and Internet products in Augusta on Thursday.

DOJ taps Hesse to lead review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Renata Hesse, a veteran antitrust attorney who has previously helped the government prosecute companies ranging from Microsoft to American Airlines, will lead a review of Comcast proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable, the Department of Justice said Thursday.

Time Warner Cable veteran Bill Goetz resigning

Time Warner Cable confirmed that Bill Goetz, a longtime Comcast executive who joined TWC in 2002, is resigning from his post as EVP and COO of residential services.

DirecTV poised to profit from Comcast-Freewheel deal

Comcast's acquisition of advertising technology vendor Freewheel could result in a payday for DirecTV, which bought an equity stake in Freewheel in January 2013.

Synacor CEO resigns as TV Everywhere vendor pummeled in Q4

Synacor stock dropped about 10 percent Thursday morning, hours after the TV Everywhere technology vendor posted a drop in fourth-quarter revenue and net income and announced that CEO Ron Frankel would resign.

Cox targeting businesses nationwide with Essential Cloud service

Cox Communications said Thursday that it is not only targeting businesses within its cable footprint with a new cloud-based service, but that its Essential Cloud suite of applications is available nationwide.

WideOpenWest leans on NetCracker for OSS support

Cable overbuilder WideOpenWest is using NetCracker's operational support system (OSS) to "streamline network operations, enhance service fulfillment processes" and help it pursue the commercial services market.