You did it, fashionably bearded millennial consumer. You unscrewed that coax from the cable box and stuck it straight into the eye of the man! Now it's time reap the savings reward, right? Not so fast.
The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers announced Thursday that his has expanded its engineering committee to 15 members. The org also announced the reaccreditation of its standards program by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
Netflix issued a statement Wednesday reiterating its support for the FCC's newly codified net neutrality guidelines after one of the SVOD company's top executives seemed to backtrack from the company's earlier stated position.
With the pay-TV industry still struggling to fill rights holes on TV Everywhere, 21st Century Fox COO Chase Carey said his conglomerate is looking to sate the multiscreen lust of its audience by launching direct-to-consumer SVOD services.
American Cable Association president and CEO Matthew Polka said his trade group is looking into possible litigation against the FCC over its just-codified net neutrality regulations. But the trade group will not partner with any other entities in pursuit of legal recourse.
HBO's new a la carte service reportedly will be called "HBO Now," and it will launch next month, amid the April 12 season premiere of series hit Game of Thrones, with a $15-a-month price tag.
At Comcast's fourth-quarter earnings call on Feb. 24, Steve Burke, CEO of the conglomerate's NBCUniversal division, said that as much as 70 percent of viewing for NBC's Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is done digitally and goes unmonetized.
Continuing to complete an infinitely complex web of multiscreen rights deals that probably should have happened several years ago, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and HBO all announced key TV Everywhere agreements Tuesday.
In the pitched battle raging between incumbent pay-TV operators and insurgent OTT services, TiVo continues to profit quite nicely from playing Switzerland.
Charter's top executives are still working to uphold their end of the complex three-way deal built around the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. But if federal regulators don't approve that deal this spring, Charter executives say they are even more ready than before Comcast proposed the marriage to swoop in and buy TWC themselves.
Dish Network made a series of moves Tuesday that are bound to please its multiscreen enthusiast customers.
A week after Comcast executives insisted that it's "premature" to discuss new products and services that leverage the company's burgeoning Wi-Fi network, Comcast vice chairman and CFO Peter Angelakis hammered home the point Tuesday.
Speaking in Barcelona Monday at Mobile World Congress 2015, Google's Sundar Pichai confirmed that the search giant will launch a mobile virtual network operator in the U.S. on a limited basis in "the coming months" to spur innovation in the wireless market.
The 13 largest pay-TV operators lost 125,000 subscribers in 2014, up from 95,000 in 2013, according to new data released Tuesday by Leichtman Research Group.
Multiscreen tech company Synacor announced an agreement with Comcast-owned online video subsidiary thePlatform to provide crucial technology for an end-to-end multiscreen solution for pay-TV operators, programmers and OTT video companies.
Cablevision and Madison Square Garden Company CEO James Dolan have enlisted a team of bankers to explore the possibility of buying the New York Daily News, rival publication the New York Post reported Tuesday.
Once again proving he can be counted on as a maverick voice for counterintuitive perspectives, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves says he supports smaller programming bundles.
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After splitting its business services division into two units, small-to-medium and larger-enterprise, Charter has rebranded the operations as "Spectrum Business."
The FCC is putting place strident new regulation on wireless and wireline networks in order to stop such practices as throttling traffic and coercing video programmers to make interconnection agreements. However, telco giants AT&T and Verizon say the FCC's new net neutrality rules will merely drive up consumer costs and stifle private investment into networks.