Attorneys representing Cablevision and AMC Networks accused Dish Network Tuesday of attempting to cause a mistrial in their breach-of-contract dispute involving the Voom HD networks by delaying the proceeding.
Liberty Cablevision said it launched new independent network beIN SPORT on its cable systems in Puerto Rico.
Cablevision, AT&T and DirecTV are deploying smarter IPGs that rely on technology such as recommendation engines and voice recognition to make it easier for subscribers to find programming they may be interested in.
Video-on-demand technology vendor SeaChange International said Tuesday that a U.S. District Court in Delaware ruled in its favor in a patent dispute with Arris that dates back to 2001.
Cable One struck a licensing deal with Time Warner's HBO subsidiary that will allow it to offer its subscribers access to the HBO Go and Max Go mobile applications and TV Everywhere websites.
Comcast said Tuesday that it promoted Henry "Hank" Fore to regional SVP for California. Fore, who had been regional SVP of Comcast's Oregon/ Southwest Washington region, succeeds Curt Henninger.
Dynamic ad-insertion technology vendor This Technology Inc. said it opened a Denver office that will be staffed by former Time Warner Cable executive Bryan Santangelo, former Cisco executive John Mick and Edgeware and BigBand veteran Sean Rooney.
The FCC may or may not have opened a can of competitive worms when it failed to renew rules requiring cable operators to share programming with their competitors. But, according to the fine print in the decision, the commissioners made sure the changes won't impact the rights of citizens to watch sports on whatever service they want.
With cable operators like Time Warner Cable, Cox and Comcast moving to capture a piece of telcos' voice customers through their own business services offerings, the doings of the competitive telecom industry are catching their interest.
More than a decade ago at an SCTE Cable-Tec cable trade show in Orlando, I was lured, tricked, cajoled or otherwise persuaded to visit a company with a small booth on a side aisle. The enticement of the invitation was that this company had "revolutionary technology" that I would be foolish to ignore.
Mediacom is deploying digital terminal adapters (DTAs) from Pace and Technicolor to subscribers on systems in Iowa that it is converting to an all-digital platform, VP of public and legal affairs Tom Larsen told FierceCable Monday.
Comcast has filed a trademark application for the brand DOWNLOAD2GO that the company says could be used to market a mobile video service and software for downloading video to smartphones and tablet computers.
Frontier Communications will be able to market a quadruple play of TV, high-speed Internet and landline and wireless phone service in several markets, after announcing Monday that it would begin reselling AT&T's mobile phone service.
Dish Network said Monday that it signed a long-term retransmission-consent deal with Gannett Co., which had threatened to pull its TV stations in 19 cities after its contract expired on Sunday.
Bright House Networks is apparently feeling the competitive heat coming from increasingly aggressive IPTV players AT&T U-verse and CenturyLink Prism TV in the Central Florida marketplace.
The FCC let its program access rules expire on Friday, which could make it easier for pay TV distributors to strike exclusive deals to carry cable networks.
Verizon said Monday that it will use its FiOS1 channel to offer subscribers in Northern New Jersey and New York's Long Island live coverage of local political debates.
Those who questioned why Google wanted to get into the hardware business when it acquired Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion in May are getting their answer in a roundabout way. Google doesn't really want to be in the hardware business.
Shazam said it struck a deal with MLB Advanced Media which will allow baseball fans watching games on TV to receive interactive content on their smartphones and tablet computers.
AT&T U-verse subscribers are finally going to get to see Fox Sports San Diego--as the service provider and network reached a carriage agreement on the last day of Major League Baseball season for the hometown Padres.