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
About 27 percent of viewers say their favorite device for viewing online video content is a connected TV, the Interactive Advertising Bureau said Monday.
Cox Communications said Monday that it added content from Starz's Movieplex channel to its video-on-demand platform and TV Everywhere service.
Randy Morin, a former installer for Charter Communications who was arrested in March for allegedly selling illegal cable connections, accepted a plea deal from prosecutors in Bay City, Mich.
Arris said increased spending from Time Warner Cable and international cable operators boosted its results for the first quarter.
Comcast said Friday that it launched a new Xfinity Home Gateway that can deliver speeds of up to 270 Mbps by using the 5.0 GHz radio frequency.
AT&T launched its Digital Life home security and automation service in 15 markets, where it will compete with similar products from Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries are among the top industry executives who will speak at The Cable Show convention in June, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.
When cable networks and distributors fail to agree on terms for a new contract, it often comes down to who can endure the most pain from a blackout that could leave subscribers without their favorite shows. Using the threat of a blackout has become a key negotiating tactic for both programmers and distributors, and PR strategy is now as essential as a skilled affiliate sales team.
Amazon is developing a streaming set-top that could challenge Apple TV, Roku, Boxee and other over-the-top video players, Bloomberg reported Wednesday, citing anonymous sources.
Time Warner Cable lost 119,000 video and 35,000 voice subscribers in the first quarter, and said it expects defections to continue during the second quarter as some triple-play customers who signed through aggressive discounts jump ship when promotional periods expire.