Charter Communications President and CEO Tom Rutledge met with FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler for the second time in a month on April 6, ironing out the company's concessions to what many investors believe is the agency's imminent approval of the MSO's mergers with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
DirecTV said it will show 25 Major League Baseball games live in 4K this season, starting with Friday's anticipated matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Francisco Giants.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler on Monday delivered the latest bit of acrimony between himself and the cable industry for which he used to serve as a lobbyist when he told a D.C. conference conducted by INCOMPAS that the pay-TV industry is blunting TV's so-called "Golden Age" of endless quality programming choices.
Armed with $100 million in private equity from sources including Hollywood talent agency CAA, Jeff Binder and his Layer3 TV are about to launch their highly anticipated virtual pay-TV service.
Continuing to look for ways to cross-promote and drive growth across service platforms, AT&T said today that it's offering two-year guaranteed pricing for customers who combine DirecTV, wireline Internet and landline phone services.
Hit hard by consolidation in the pay-TV industry, backend monetization services vendor CSG Systems International announced some diversified new business today, touting the involvement of its Ascendon digital service platform in Sony's new 4K streaming service.
Cable is on track to add another 3.4 million broadband subscribers in 2016, and will continue to take market share away from the receding telco sector, Evercore ISI told its investors.
Arris said it's addressing a vulnerability in its SurfBoard 6141 DOCSIS 3.0 modems with a firmware update.
Comcast CFO Michael Cavanagh took home $40.6 million in salary and other compensation last year, beating out the company's top executive, CEO Brian Roberts, who earned a paltry $36.2 million.
Dish Network is taking its integration of Netflix into the realm of 4K, announcing that UltraHD content on the SVOD provider will be playable on its new Hopper 3 DVRs.
The cable industry's top lobbying orgs sharply criticized a proposal announced by Verizon and INCOMPAS to regulate special access services.
Gross margins for pay-TV operators on video services, which now average around 25 percent, will decline to zero by 2023 if current growth rates of expenses for things like programming continue, according to a Bernstein Research report, which leverages SNL Kagan data.
Spanish-language broadcaster Liberman Broadcasting, operator of the Estrella TV network, has filed an FCC complaint against Comcast, accusing the conglomerate of blacking out its owned and operated stations in Denver, Houston and Salt Lake City in order to favor its own Spanish-language programming assets, which include Telemundo and NBC Universo.
Jay Samit is out as CEO at pay-TV video services vendor SeaChange. According to a company announcement deftly blended with its fiscal 2016 earnings release, company veteran Edward Terino has been tapped to take his place.
After signing a deal with the NFL to live-stream 10 regular-season Thursday-night games, Twitter has become more "cable company" than social network, according to the Washington Post.
DirecTV isn't just showing The Masters golf tournament in 4K, it appears to be launching three distinct UltraHD channels.
The decelerating sub growth of FiOS video service, coupled with rising programming costs, will present issues of scale for Verizon if things don't turn around, according to Jefferies analyst Mike McCormack.
Cablevision is now officially the first MSO to integrate Hulu into its set-tops as a native channel.
A PR rep for Byron Allen told FierceCable that a statement from the media mogul that accused pay-TV operators of being run by "racist white executives" wasn't intended to be released.