After nearly six weeks of back-and-forth, a confusing corporate blog dispute relating to Netflix streaming performance over the Verizon network has finally, at least, assumed some level of clarity.
Less than three months after touting an ambitious original programming slate at its April 29 Newfront presentation, Xbox Entertainment Studios has been shuttered by Microsoft.
The FCC has sided with independent pay TV operator Armstrong Utilities in a pricing dispute over the Root Sports Pittsburgh regional sports network (RSN).
A month-old kerfuffle involving Buffalo, N.Y.-based TV Everywhere technology company Synacor continues to boil over. Dissonant shareholders JEC Capital Partners and Ratio Capital Partners issued a statement condemning Synacor's board of directors for adopting a shareholders' rights plan earlier in the week that is essentially a poison pill.
As part of its new software client, TiVo has embedded support for cable switched digital video (SDV) without the need for a separate tuning adapter.
Net neutrality: Cohen says Comcast not 'degrading' content, Netflix tells FCC to classify ISPs as utility
In the busiest week yet for the FCC's ongoing revaluation of net neutrality policy, Comcast executive VP David Cohen told a Senate hearing that his company was not "blocking or degrading" video content on its network, and that Comcast would remain beholden to the FCC's net neutrality policy as a condition of its NBCUniversal acquisition approval in 2010.
Comcast has issued a public apology in the wake of an embarrassing, virally distributed incident involving one of its customer retention representatives.
As the dust settled following word of Time Warner, Inc.'s rejection of 21st Century Fox's $80-billion takeover bid, the general postgame conclusion has been that Fox chief Rupert Murdoch will undoubtedly circle back with a follow-up offer.
The U.S. Supreme Court may have called Aereo a cable company, but that's not what the streaming service is in the eyes of the U.S. Copyright Office.
With just over four weeks until the Aug. 14 launch of its new regional sports channel, and six weeks away from the first highly anticipated Southeastern Conference football games Aug. 30, Disney has a long way to go before it has ubiquitous carriage of the SEC Network.
The number of TV homes worldwide paying for IPTV services will more than double from the 90 million recorded at the end of 2013 to around 191.2 million by 2020, according to a new report issued by Digital TV Research.
Comcast and TiVo are working on a new two-way solution that would enable the pay TV service's subscribers to access the full range of their Xfinity service on a TiVo set-top box purchased at retail, all without a CableCARD.
Revenue from pay TV set-top box sales hit an all-time high of $20.3 billion in 2013, up 3 percent from 2012, and will peak at around $22.8 billion in 2015, a new IHS Technology report says.
In a probable bellwether of pending merger activity among entertainment conglomerates, Time Warner Inc. has rejected an $80 billion cash and stock acquisition offer from 21st Century Fox.
Sling Media has announced a couple new Slingbox streaming devices including a lower priced entry-level model and an improved interface for its high-end unit.
Aereo never reached out to CBS to try to cut a content deal with the programmer, a step that may have altered the course of the startup. "We sell content to cable companies, satellite companies and the telcos and online companies," said CBS CEO Les Moonves. "We were open and willing to talk to them."
While Comcast has continually battled a reputation for bad customer service, you've got to credit the tenacity of the service rep who handled tech blogger Ryan Block's attempt to cancel service.
Look for the two most expensive channels in the pay TV universe to become even pricier. The National Basketball Association is talking about licensing renewal deals with Disney-owned ESPN and Turner Network's TNT that would double fees currently paid.
Fox has failed in its attempt to leverage the Supreme Court's Aereo verdict into a preliminary injunction on Dish Network's Hopper DVR.