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 email@example.com.
Articles by Steve Donohue
Phoenix-based cable MSO Cable One lost 14,643 video, 5,004 high-speed Internet and 2,737 telephone customers during the third quarter, parent The Washington Post Co. reported Friday.
Qualcomm, which has made a business manufacturing chips for smartphones, is emerging as a "serious contender" in the market for set-top chips, IHS said in a research report released Friday.
Brushing aside reports that he isn't interested in merging Time Warner Cable with Charter Communications and other cable MSOs, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt insisted Thursday that the company would agree to a deal if it made money for shareholders.
In addition to rolling out a new DVR from TiVo containing six tuners, Atlantic Broadband signed TiVo to build it a TV Everywhere portal that subscribers can use to receive personalized recommendations, Atlantic Broadband Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer David Isenberg told FierceCable.
After losing 306,000 video subscribers in Q3, Time Warner Cable will kick off a holiday promotion next week in which it will offer subscribers a free Samsung tablet "fully loaded" with apps such as TWC TV and HBO Go, COO Rob Marcus said Thursday.
Google Fiber said Wednesday that it launched new apps for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch that subscribers can use to channel surf and manage DVR recordings.
Verizon is talking to Intel about buying part or all of its Intel Media division, which has been developing a virtual pay TV service, AllThingsD reported Wednesday.
Clearing a path for distributors to develop broadband services offering speeds of up to 10 Gbps, CableLabs released its DOCSIS 3.1 PHY (physical layer) specs on Wednesday.
Other cable operators have expressed interest in licensing Comcast's X1 platform, Neil Smit, CEO of its cable unit, told analysts this morning.
Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt disclosed Tuesday that he was treated for melanoma in 2008 and that doctors told him recently that the cancer has recurred.