Considering the proposed $261 million purchase of Oregon's BendBroadband by Chicago-based Telephone and Data Systems, the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice have signed off on the antitrust portion of their regulatory process.
In the process of slowly rolling out a flurry of ground-shifting decisions before adjourning at the end of June, the U.S. Supreme Court notably did not rule Monday on the case of Aereo vs. the major broadcast networks and sports leagues.
More than half of U.S. consumers will be watching TV through electronic devices connected to the Internet by 2017, according to new research just released by eMarketer, but most of those devices won't be smart TVs
Comcast on Monday announced that its TV Everywhere services will viewable through Google's Chrome browser … and by extension, the popular Chromecast player dongle.
A federal judge on Friday blocked Viacom's attempt to have a suit filed against it by Cablevision over its channel bundling practices dismissed.
The National Cable & Telecommunications Association took issue with a Los Angeles Times report claiming that set-top boxes are among the leaders in energy consumption.
Twitter has been busy on the video front this week. The company announced on Thursday it has agreed to buy SnappyTV, which powers a popular platform for the live-clipping, editing and distribution of video across the Web.
A new report from Deloitte has found that multichannel video subscribers in the U.K. have a voracious appetite for content from a variety of sources range of sources, and the same trend could happen in the U.S.
In a speech to The Media Institute on Thursday, FCC Commissioner Michael O'Rielly compared the commission to an ostrich, suggesting the FCC is putting its head in the sand by not quickly reacting to market conditions and modifying antiquated rules that do not reflect new realities.
Verizon might not be interested in buying Dish Network but the company is very interested in snatching up the satcaster's wireless spectrum, according to a news report.
A majority of consumers in the U.S.--56 percent--oppose the proposed mega-merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to a new survey from Consumer Reports.
Amazon expects its new Fire smartphone will change the way people shop as well as read books, listen to music and watch video programming. Among other things, the new smartphone will let users tile the phone to scroll through information or get more details hidden in apps.
Two Synacor investors that hold almost 10 percent of the company's stock are eyeing a board seat at the TV Everywhere and web portal vendor.
Time Warner Cable executive vice president Gail Mackinnon sold 3,611 shares of the stock on the open market on June 16 at an average price of $141.80, for a total value of $512,039.80.
In its fourth yearly speed report on ISPs, the FCC found that, on average, cable operators are meeting or beating their advertised speeds by over 100 percent. The FCC also found that consumers continue to crave more speed and are moving to higher and faster tiers of service.
Liberty Global's UPC Hungary is deploying a cloud-based delivery system from ActiveVideo Networks that will deliver YouTube and a range of other apps to legacy set-tops. UPC is offering customers access to more than 20 apps including YouTube, Google Maps, Picasa and Flickr as well as a slew of games via the company's legacy set-top boxes.
Dish Network has begun shipping its Wireless Joey video distribution system, which connects to the company's Hopper whole-home DVR and up to three wireless client receivers that connect TVs to the home. The unit, which will cost customers $7 a month plus a one-time fee of $50, works just like the wired version allowing users to stream, skip, fast forward ad pause programming.
The U.S. House Judiciary Committee is marking up a new bill today dubbed the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act, which would permanently extend a ban on local and state Internet taxes that dates from 1998.
Some 60 rural cable operators serving about 900,000 customers throughout the U.S. have ditched Nickelodeon, MTV, Comedy Central and other Viacom cable networks in the wake of failed contract negotiations between the operators and programmer.
Democratic congressional leaders have introduced legislation they say will make sure the Internet remains accessible to all online services and keeps the net free of so-called "fast lanes."