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.
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.
DirecTV is following the lead of competitor Dish Network and is in discussions with Walt Disney Co. to deliver Disney content such as ESPN, the Disney Channel and ABC to customers via an over-the-top Internet-based product.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
It's only been about 10 months since Comcast began deploying Xfinity Home Gateways from Cisco capable powering neighborhood hotspots, and the MSO has already installed 8 million of the devices in subscriber homes, CFO Michael Angelakis said Tuesday.
Time Warner's CNN has agreed to sell its news reader app Zite to Flipboard, the creator of a popular news reader app for tablets and smartphones.
Time Warner Cable is using high-definition video conferencing gear and software from Tely Labs for a "virtual visits" telehealth trial. The technology vendor's investors include Comcast.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless editor Phil Goldstein takes a look at the buzz involving development of 5G wireless networks, over-the-top players such as WhatsApp and other highlights from last week's Mobile World Congress convention in Spain.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at Facebook's plans to partner with wireless carriers to drive mobile Internet access.
Time Warner Cable is beginning to market a new package of 100 high-definition channels to hospitals within its footprint.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he has had discussions with the CEOs of major content providers about launching an over-the-top pay-TV service which would rely on either a "bring your own broadband" model or Verizon's LTE network.
Comcast said Tuesday that its Internet Essentials program for low-income homes has reached the mark of 300,000 homes and 1.2 million people that use the $9.95 monthly, 5 Mbps Internet tier.
Nearly seven months after Google Fiber announced that it launched the Vudu movies on demand service in Kansas City, Vudu said Tuesday that its streaming movie service will soon be available through Google's Chromecast HDMI stick.
Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that it signed a carriage deal with Dish Network making it the first pay-TV provider to land rights to deliver ESPN, Disney Channel and other networks through an over-the-top pay TV service.
AT&T U-Verse added 10 networks to the list of programmers that are allowing the provider to offer subscribers the ability to view live programming outside the home, including Disney Channel, Fox News Channel, Pivot, Disney Junior, BeIN Sports and BBC America.