Continuing to complete an infinitely complex web of multiscreen rights deals that probably should have happened several years ago, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and HBO all announced key TV Everywhere agreements Tuesday.
In the pitched battle raging between incumbent pay-TV operators and insurgent OTT services, TiVo continues to profit quite nicely from playing Switzerland.
Charter's top executives are still working to uphold their end of the complex three-way deal built around the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. But if federal regulators don't approve that deal this spring, Charter executives say they are even more ready than before Comcast proposed the marriage to swoop in and buy TWC themselves.
Dish Network made a series of moves Tuesday that are bound to please its multiscreen enthusiast customers.
A week after Comcast executives insisted that it's "premature" to discuss new products and services that leverage the company's burgeoning Wi-Fi network, Comcast vice chairman and CFO Peter Angelakis hammered home the point Tuesday.
Speaking in Barcelona Monday at Mobile World Congress 2015, Google's Sundar Pichai confirmed that the search giant will launch a mobile virtual network operator in the U.S. on a limited basis in "the coming months" to spur innovation in the wireless market.
The 13 largest pay-TV operators lost 125,000 subscribers in 2014, up from 95,000 in 2013, according to new data released Tuesday by Leichtman Research Group.
Multiscreen tech company Synacor announced an agreement with Comcast-owned online video subsidiary thePlatform to provide crucial technology for an end-to-end multiscreen solution for pay-TV operators, programmers and OTT video companies.
Cablevision and Madison Square Garden Company CEO James Dolan have enlisted a team of bankers to explore the possibility of buying the New York Daily News, rival publication the New York Post reported Tuesday.
Once again proving he can be counted on as a maverick voice for counterintuitive perspectives, CBS Corp. CEO Les Moonves says he supports smaller programming bundles.
Who are the fresh-faced young go-getters who are leading, more behind the scenes at this point, the innovation needed to transform the industry for the digital era? Who are the rising executive stars of the TV video business? FierceCable profiles five leaders who are taking their companies to the next level.
After splitting its business services division into two units, small-to-medium and larger-enterprise, Charter has rebranded the operations as "Spectrum Business."
The FCC is putting place strident new regulation on wireless and wireline networks in order to stop such practices as throttling traffic and coercing video programmers to make interconnection agreements. However, telco giants AT&T and Verizon say the FCC's new net neutrality rules will merely drive up consumer costs and stifle private investment into networks.
Broadcom is using the occasion of the CableLabs Winter Conference in Orlando, Fla., to roll out a new 4K set-top chip for set-tops, new diagnostic analyzers for cable operators, and a 5G Wi-Fi combo chip.
Cablevision's decision to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling and data service was prompted by the MSO's desire for its customers to see a "tangible manifestation" of the company's extensive Wi-Fi network, which currently spans more than 1.1 million hotspots.
Verizon Communications late last week became the latest telecommunications company to publicly object to Dish Network's strategy for obtaining deep discounts on winning bids in the FCC's recently completed AWS-3 spectrum auction.
Driven by the ever-increasing broadband speed upgrades rendered by cable companies in 2014, shipments of DOCSIS channels rose 114 percent last year to a record 4.8 million, according to Infonetics Research's latest quarterly report.
Comcast is in negotiations to acquire TV ad tech company Visible World, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed individuals familiar with the talks.
In yet another 3-2 vote across party lines, the FCC voted Thursday to override state laws in North Carolina and Tennessee that restrict local governments from expanding the reach of their municipal broadband networks outside their jurisdiction.
With cable companies increasingly focused on developing products and services to monetize their fast-growing Wi-Fi networks, Mavenir Systems is introducing a voice-over-Wi-Fi calling solution targeted to MSOs.