For now, Comcast can breathe a sigh of relief as a court has dismissed Byron Allen's $20 billion discrimination suit against the MSO. But Allen and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) have one more shot at making the litigation stick.
Disney said its ESPN network grew revenue by 4 percent in the first quarter, a number analysts said is too low and driven by rate increases, not subscriber growth.
The FCC concludes that Charter Communications' mergers with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks are "harmful to the public interest" without imposed conditions.
In April, the wireless industry spent an estimated $217.2 million, with AT&T leading the pack for TV spend across the industry. Cricket Wireless reached the top five ranking in April with 7.7 percent of the TV spend, surpassing March's fifth-place holder Straight Talk Wireless. All in all, 19 brands ran 102 spots 39,559 times for a total of 9.7 billion TV ad impressions.
Proving once again that it wants to compete in every sector of the video business, Amazon has launched a YouTube-like service that lets video creators share and monetize their content.
ESPN today announced it has officially settled with Verizon after the sports network sued the MSO over its Custom TV skinny bundle. ESPN said the terms of the new settlement will not be disclosed.
UK-based quad-play provider Virgin Media has plans to launch a new set-top with support for UltraHD 4K.
Cablevision's fleet of four Sikorsky helicopters will be the first to go when Altice NV likely closes its $17.7 billion purchase of the MSO later this month.
Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications battled major service outages in the New York City area and other parts of the Northeast, the result of two fiber cuts to Level 3's network.
Video is at the heart of the brewing battle between the wireless and cable industries, as both telecom sectors chase a new generation of consumer who has made entertainment on mobile devices a usage priority.
Former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott (R-Miss.) has entered the fray surrounding the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, getting the back of agency Chairman Tom Wheeler as he tries to make into law the decidedly consumerist proposal.
Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications collectively added 89,000 video subscribers in the first quarter, but the return to pay-TV growth appears to be confined to the top.
The Republican wing of the FCC released a terse statement, lashing out at a decision to not include their input in the agency's latest "Video Competition Report."
Time Warner Cable used its NewFronts presentation to poke holes in claims made by online video companies that they reach audiences more efficiently than linear TV.
Comcast has confirmed that it has bought French ad tech company StickyAds.tv.
The FCC issued its official approval for the merger of Charter Communications, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
A few years back, Dominos started a "mea culpa" trend in advertising, producing a series of TV commercials basically admitting that the quality of the chain's pizzas had gone bad, and that it had realized the error of its ways, faced its critics, and reinvented its own pies.
A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, Calif., reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia.
Dish Network and the American Cable Association (ACA) filed further comments to the FCC, asking the agency to block Nextstar Broadcasting Group's $4.6 billion takeover of rival Media General.
New York City officials are all set to vote on May 11 to approve Altice NV's $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision Systems, provide the European telecom conglomerate agrees to conditions mandated by New York state officials, according to the New York Post.