Looking to boost its U-verse TV subscriber count, AT&T (NYSE: T) said Tuesday that it will offer new customers who order its subscription video service a "$100 promotion card" that can be applied to their monthly bills.
The National Football League could use the Internet to stream live games, but whether the nation's most popular sport moves to virtual distribution is "completely a business issue," Google Chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.
Verizon began running ads over the weekend for a FiOS promotion in which it is offering its triple-play package for just $79.99 monthly for the first year of service.
Executives at Comcast and Charter Communications have had preliminary talks aimed at acquiring Time Warner Cable, which could help each operator expand cable system clusters in Los Angeles, New York and other markets, Bloomberg reported Saturday.
The National Hockey League is negotiating new TV rights deals with networks in Canada that could see the league generate $350 million in annual revenue, according to a report from Sports Business Daily.
Midcontinent Communications said Friday it struck a deal with Comporium which will allow it to offer subscribers home automation, security and monitoring services.
Nearly four months after introducing its Contour app on Apple's iPad, Cox Communications said Friday that it launched an Android version of Contour on Google's Nexus tablet and Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2, Tab 3 and Note tablets.
Dish Network made another tweak to its Hopper multi-room DVR platform and program guide, announcing Friday that it added a "Free for Kids" section to its Hopper On Demand section which uses content ratings to display only kid-friendly programs.
Pay TV distributors will have to shell out $7.6 billion to local broadcasters to package their stations in basic cable programming packages, SNL Kagan said in a report released Friday.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom reports that colocation capacity continues to increase in markets across the world, albeit at varied rates, according to TeleGeography.
Charter Communications is close to securing bank loans and cash from "sovereign wealth funds and wealthy individuals" to finance a merger with Time Warner Cable, the Wall Street Journal reported late Thursday.
Comcast engineers are exploring how to eliminate wireless broadband "dead zones" by boosting the signals of Wi-Fi transmitters and connecting to 4G networks in areas that can't be reached by Wi-Fi, and even using data culled from social networks, emails and phone calls to determine where its subscribers will need access to the Internet, according to a patent application published today.
Comcast is beginning to let subscribers with its cloud-based Xfinity X1 program guide take the X2 version of the personalized guide for a test drive.
HBO said its HBO Go TV Everywhere app can now be accessed on Google's Chomecast device, which allows subscribers using Apple iOS or Android devices to mirror content from several applications they are viewing on a smartphone or tablet on an HDTV.
Packing six tuners and 2 terabytes of storage space, Cisco's Explorer 9800 Hybrid Video Gateway Series tops FierceCable's list of the top super DVRs.
Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that it is changing the names of its 16 regional news networks.
Cox Communications said Thursday that it has expanded the number of Wi-Fi hotspots subscribers can access through the Cable WiFi consortium to 200,000.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom interviews Lumos Networks CEO Tim Biltz about the company's transformation from a rural-only telco to a major provider of fiber-based services.