The top 13 pay-TV companies collectively lost 190,000 video customers in the third quarter, according to Leichtman Research Group.
John Malone's European telecom giant, Liberty Global, will pay $5.3 billion to acquire U.K.-based Cable & Wireless.
AMC Networks ran crawls during Sunday night's airing of The Walking Dead, warning subscribers to NCTC cable systems that the hit zombie drama, as well as other AMC and WEtv programming, could soon be blacked out if a new carriage agreement isn't made between AMC and NCTC.
Streaming video use is close to matching consumption of pay-TV services in U.S. homes, the latest survey from multiscreen services provider Clearleap found.
Charter's trial of a streaming skinny video bundle has reportedly hit St. Louis, with local paper the Post-Dispatch reporting that select residents have been offered the IP-based service.
Concerned that New York regulators will turn a jaundiced eye to its plan to wring $900 million in savings out of Cablevision, Europe's Altice is quietly pledging to bring fiber-to-the-premises to New York City, the New York Post said.
Synacor said a "regional, full-service communications provider" has purchased its end-to-end video product in order to launch an in-home streaming service.
Top 9 cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators in Q3: Ranking Comcast to TWC to Charter to Cablevision
Now that the third-quarter earnings season is over, it's time to sift through the rubble. Here is a complete look at the third-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user (ARPU).
Cisco reported overall profits that were better than some analysts expected during its most recent quarter, but the company's financial expectations for the coming months were below forecasts. And the company's CPE business -- which Cisco is in the process of selling to Technicolor -- reported a 14 percent slowdown in its revenues to $411 million.
Charter Communications' biggest shareholder, Liberty Media impresario John Malone, said he'll back away from the MSO if that's what's needed for federal regulators to approve its mergers with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Comcast executives continue to fight for a franchise renewal in their headquarters city, facing off with local lawmakers in a marathon, five-hour Philadelphia City Council meeting Thursday, according to reports from the event.
A federal judge has overturned an Oklahoma jury's decision to make Cox Communications pay up to $19 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging the cable company coerced customers into leasing set-tops.
Dish says Charter-TWC merger 'not in public interest'; AT&T and Verizon look to limit Malone's control
With Thursday marking the final day for public commenting on the proposed merger of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks, a coalition representing AT&T, Verizon and other telecom companies asked the FCC to impose specific limits as a condition of the deal's approval.
Time Warner Inc. is reportedly in talks to buy a stake in Hulu. The news comes a week after Time Warner chief Jeff Bewkes told investors the company would throttle back the sale of its programming to SVOD platforms.
AT&T CEO John Stephens told investors that, on average, the carrier's roughly 6 million U-verse video customers pay $17 more each month for programming than those on the company's newly acquired DirecTV platform.
The FCC said it rejected a complaint against AT&T's DirecTV by a handful of local TV broadcasters centering on a dispute over retransmission fees. "We cannot conclude that DirecTV's conduct violated the good faith negotiation requirements," the FCC said in its recent ruling on the matter.
The American Cable Association joined the NCTA in urging the FCC to abandon a controversial proposal for integrating AllVid pay-TV security tech to support set-tops sold at retail stores.
The venture capital arms of cable companies Comcast and Time Warner Inc. are participating in a $30.5 million funding round for NextVR, a Laguna Beach, Calif., startup that broadcasts events in virtual reality.
Charter Communications President and CEO Tom Rutledge told investors he expects to close soon on his company's acquisition of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
Calling its customer and employee trials of its white-label version of Comcast's X1 platform successful, Cox Communications said that it will deploy the service, called Contour, to customers in San Diego, Calif.