With its business of dynamic ad insertion into linear pay-TV VOD surging, BlackArrow announced Tuesday that it's expanding its DAI capabilities to include IP-based devices such as smartphones, streaming devices and game consoles.
Chipmaker MaxLinear reported a 2.9 percent revenue uptick to $32.5 million in Q4 Monday, thanks largely to resurgent shipments of DOCSIS 3.0 cable modems and gateways.
For an independent programmer like AMC Networks, slugging it out alone in a consolidating pay-TV universe, hit shows like Breaking Bad, Mad Men and The Walking Dead have provided the necessary leverage for growth.
While DirecTV continues to target cable's market share with actor Rob Lowe and his dysfunctional doppelgangers, Dish Network is now taking the fight to the home field of the satellite TV business with a new campaign targeting DirecTV subscribers.
Comcast has announced its latest upgrades to its ever-morphing X1 platform. Touting the new features in a Monday blog post, the MSO is now bundling digital movie sales, a practice that is already common on other electronic sell-through platforms like Vudu.
A group of Republicans has taken the latest shot in the net neutrality battle, claiming that the Obama administration had "an improper influence" over the FCC's recent move to implement Title II on ISPs as part of its new net neutrality rules. This, of course, merits the time and resources needed to conduct a thorough investigation. FierceTelecom has a complete report here.
Since hitting a rough patch in 2011 with its failed decision to spin off its DVD business, Netflix has, remarkably, embarked on a period of huge growth while keeping its market capitalization rising steadily.
Spanish-language broadcaster Estrella TV took its retrans battle with Comcast to Congress last week, petitioning select House representatives to help it avoid pulling channels in Houston, Denver and Salt Lake City from the No. 1 cable service on Feb. 19.
You don't often see chief executives of major cable companies calling customers funny names and suggesting they have an alcohol problem. But Cablevision CEO James Dolan, who also serves as executive chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company, owner of the New York Knicks, did just that in a response to an angry Knicks fan.
A Delaware federal jury has ruled that Comcast owes Sprint $27.6 million for infringing on patents relating to fiber optic delivery.
Sling TV, the new over-the-top service currently being rolled out by Dish Network, announced Monday the addition of AMC Networks channels to its core offering, as well as the introduction of a new $5-a-month add-on programming bundle focused on sports. The additions come as the OTT service ends its "invitation only" phase and now becomes available to broadband consumers across the U.S.
By purchasing $10.5 billion in wireline assets from Verizon, Frontier Communications scales its fiber-to-the-home FiOS footprint from four to seven states. Out of the 2.2 million broadband subscribers it gains, 1.6 million are FiOS broadband customers.
Starcom MediaVest Group, the biggest of the global TV ad-buying giants, announced a new partnership with cable set-top data company FourthWall Media to integrate the latter's data into media purchasing campaigns.
Charter Communications revealed in its fourth quarter earnings call Thursday that it's dividing its business services division into two separate units, one which will handle small- and medium-sized clients, and another that will handle larger enterprise customers.
Seeing improvements to its residential subscriber base with the rollout of its DOCSIS 3.0-enabled "Maxx" Internet and video service, Time Warner Cable announced that initial deployment of the upgrade to the Dallas/Ft. Worth area has begun.
Cablevision announced Friday that president Brian Sweeney has been given the additional title of chief financial officer, replacing Gregg Siebert, who will move on to the role of vice chairman.
Cablevision on Thursday started selling its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling service, making the product available via the Internet at Freewheel.com.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler has indicated he will circulate a proposal to his fellow commissioners to codify net neutrality rules that would reclassify broadband as a telecommunications service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. Wheeler's proposal has drawn a torrent of responses. FierceWireless compiled a number of them here.
Despite a bullish fiscal second quarter, during which revenues spiked 10 percent to $7.42 billion, 21st Century Fox issued a bearish forecast to investors.
While a number of his peers in the media analyst community have begun to express mild doubt about the regulatory fate of the proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger, BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield came out Wednesday with the most damning note yet on the deal.