Very quotable BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield is no stranger to media-technology-focused publications, including FierceCable. Not one to shy from a quotable, high-profile position in the media zeitgeist himself, media pundit Michael Wolff penned what essentially amounts to a 1,334-word takedown of Greenfield in this week's Hollywood Reporter.
While Comcast made noise last week in announcing its best video subscriber performance in nine years, it quietly furthered an emerging trend in the pay-TV business -- that is, the practice of rolling customer acquisitions from fledgling streaming operations into one big video customer number.
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USTelecom said that it is dropping out of the Stop Mega Cable Coalition, less than a month after formation of the group, which is intended to halt Charter Communication's takeovers of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
New York City officials said they have "serious concern" over the proposed $17.7 billion takeover of Cablevision by Europe's Altice NV.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler shot back at an AT&T blog post he said takes the debate over his new set-top box proposal to "the extremes."
Critics are taking to task the math behind FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler's plan to "unlock" the pay-TV set-top leasing business.
Investors and analysts are concerned about the level of capital spending potentially involved with Comcast's entry into the wireless business, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett.
About 81 percent of U.S. households have a DVR, subscribe to Netflix or use an on-demand service from a pay-TV operator, according to a new Leichtman Research Group (LRG) report.
Charter Communications shed light on its plans to roll out its Spectrum Guide cloud-based user interface, not just across its own footprint, but those of soon-to-be acquired cable systems for Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Cox Communications has agreed to terms on a new broadcast retransmission deal with Nexstar Broadcasting Group, ending a five-day blackout that threatened to pre-empt the Super Bowl in several markets, including Las Vegas.
With the FCC moving on the issue of pay-TV set-top leasing, six U.S. Senators have turned their attention to another consumer CPE expense, cable modems.
Network latency, throughput and availability all have a direct impact on how well operators are able to serve their customers. Thanks to a partnership with Cedexis, FierceTelecom is shedding some light on how the top seven U.S. wireline networks performed in these areas in the fourth quarter.
Sumner Redstone has resigned from his positions as chairman of both CBS Corp. and Viacom. CBS CEO Les Moonves will take over as chairman of CBS Corp., while Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman will assume the chairmanship at his company.
With Comcast reporting its best quarterly video subscriber metrics in nearly a decade Wednesday, one word that came up a lot during the company's earnings call was "segmenting."
With fourth quarter earnings reported for six leading pay-TV platforms, it appears the business could actually finish with customer growth this year despite ample hand-wringing over cord cutting.
After growing its video subscriber base for the first time in over a decade, Charter Communications said it will be the only major operator not to raise customer pricing in 2016.
As the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos work to refine their offensive and defensive schemes ahead of Super Bowl 50, so does CBS in regard to its live-streaming technology.
Giving a clear indication of the shift occurring in the evolution of display technology, Netflix Chief Product Officer Neil Hunt said high dynamic range (HDR) is now a greater industry priority than 4K.
CableLabs has rebranded its three-year-old for-profit, security-focused spin-off subsidiary, NetworkFX, into the more broadly skewing "Kyrio."