Comcast has launched its Xfinity On Campus service at Lasell College, a small school in Newton, Mass., according to a Web site it has created for the IPTV product.
The CEO of Charter Communications investor Liberty Media suggested Friday that the company could consider the option of making another run at acquiring Time Warner Cable if Comcast fails to close its merger agreement.
Comcast said it plans to release a progress report on March 4 for its Internet Essentials program, the $9.95 monthly Internet tier that it offers to low-income homes within its footprint.
The fourth quarter saw hardware vendors such as Cisco, Arris and Casa Systems ship a record amount of CCAP (Converged Cable Access Platform) gear, with CCAP channel shipments jumping by 192 percent compared to the third quarter of 2013, according to a report from Infonetics.
AT&T said Friday that it hopes to conduct tests on an all-IP platform for delivering voice service in Alabama and Florida. The tests, which still need regulatory approval, will give the FCC more information on permitting AT&T and other traditional telcos to stop offering traditional wireline POTS service as more residential customers migrate towards wireless and over-the-top IP-based VoIP providers like Vonage and Skype for voice service. Read more
Discovery Communications is realigning the leadership team at its U.S. networks division, announcing that Eileen O'Neill will oversee Discovery Channel, Science Channel and Velocity Channel.
Turner Sports said Thursday that it'll launch an app for its NCAA March Madness Live coverage on Microsoft's Windows Store.
Time Warner Cable will begin adding a $2.25 monthly surcharge next month to the bills of subscribers nationwide to help it cover the costs of increased retransmission fees that it pays to local TV stations that air programming from CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and other broadcast networks.
TiVo posted a record gain of 313,000 cable subscribers through deals with international distributors such as Virgin Media and Spain's Ono, and domestic providers such as Atlantic Broadband and RCN.
Cox Communications said Thursday that it will shutter 12 call centers nationwide and consolidate its customer service operations at facilities in seven locations.
A look at the mobile video apps Sprout NOW and USA Network NOW that Comcast's NBCUniversal has launched for two of its cable networks show both the progress the industry has made with TV Everywhere, and how over-the-top-video could shake up the sector.
ESPN launched 15 college sports networks through WatchESPN apps that are available initially on Apple TV and Roku devices to authenticated pay TV subscribers.
Vyve Broadband, the Purchase, N.Y.-based cable MSO founded last year by former Bresnan Communications executives, plans to deploy a network-based DVR this spring which will be powered by software from TiVo and ActiveVideo, a source told FierceCable Wednesday.
BARCELONA, Spain--"There's no question that we are seeing changes in consumer consumption," said Bob Bakish, president and CEO of Viacom International Media Networks, during a keynote presentation here at the Mobile World Congress trade show.
Comcast's NBCUniversal launched a TV Everywhere app for preschool network Sprout, which could help it compete with Walt Disney Co.'s Watch Disney Junior app and a multiplatform product Viacom is developing for its Nick Jr. kids network.
SeaChange International said late Tuesday that it'll miss its revenue projections for the fourth quarter by more than $5 million, with the video-on-demand technology vendor blaming the shortfall on "delays in receiving anticipated orders from customers in the Americas along with continued delays in receiving some final acceptances."
Cablevision dropped 18,000 net video subscribers in the fourth quarter, but the losses were fewer than analysts had expected and an improvement compared to the 50,000 subscribers it shed in Q4 2012.
In today's spotlight, FierceOnlineVideo takes a look at the ratings that NBC generated from its multiplatform coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi.
MobiTV said it is pitching wireless carriers an HDMI dongle similar to Google's Chromecast device that could be used to deliver video programming to multiple devices in subscriber homes, including TVs, tablets and smartphones.
ESPN leads all basic cable networks in terms of perceived value among its pay TV affiliates, with distributors surveyed by Beta Research Corp. saying it is worth 77 cents monthly per subscriber.