CBS Corp. said it bought a minority stake in Syncbak, an Iowa-based company that has been pitching broadcasters an authentication platform that could be used to stream local TV station programming to viewers on mobile devices.
Hunters and anglers who subscribe to Comcast may be able to watch TV shows about their hobbies on mobile phones and tablets while they are waiting for their catch, under a deal Outdoor Channel struck with the nation's largest cable MSO.
Cox Communications launched a cloud-based media storage service called myflare that the company said will make it easier for subscribers to manage photos, videos and music, and share content with friends and family.
Time Warner Cable said it kicked off a new campaign for its Connect A Million Minds initiative during a ceremony at the White House.
Ohio cable operator Buckeye Cablevision said cable industry veteran Jeff Abbas will take over as president and general manager on May 13.
Executives from Comcast, CableLabs and AT&T were among the people the Digital Living Network Alliance said it has awarded for contributing to the Alliance, which is focused on allowing consumers to access content on multiple devices and platforms.
Dish Network has filed several trademark applications to utilize the brand Otto for voice recognition software that could be used to power both its satellite TV service and the mobile phone product it is developing.
Top executives from Cox Communications, A&E Networks, Comcast and Time Warner Cable will receive Vanguard Awards at The Cable Show convention in June, NCTA announced earlier this week.
In what may be the best indication yet that Comcast and Time Warner Cable will soon launch apps for connected TVs from Samsung, NCTA announced earlier this week that it will give a Vanguard Award to a top Samsung executive at its convention in June.
SES said it teamed up Friday with Harmonic and Broadcom Corp. to demonstrate the first transmission of Ultra HD video using the new High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC) standard.
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A coalition of TV networks and advertisers said it found that viewers will watch up to 30 percent of ads on mobile devices when watching programming that is delivered to TVs, tablets and smartphones.
One day after closing its acquisition of Motorola Mobility, Arris said Marwan Fawaz, the former Charter Communications CTO who had been running Motorola's home division since June 2012, would be leaving the company.
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Comcast said Thursday that it promoted Susan Jin Davis to senior VP of strategic services for its Communications & Data Services division and that it promoted Robert Slinkard to SVP of product management in the same division.
Mediacom CEO Rocco Commisso heavily criticized two outgoing FCC commissioners in a letter he sent leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday, calling the commission's decision to stay on the sidelines during disputes between cable operators and broadcasters "unconscionable."
About 27 percent of FiOS Internet subscribers are on one of Verizon's Quantum tiers, which offer download speeds of at least 50 Mbps, Verizon disclosed on its first-quarter earnings call Thursday.
WASHINGTON-- Dish Network CEO Joseph Clayton touted the innovation of the company's Hopper DVR while criticizing the broadcasters that have protested its ad-skipping technology. Clayton made these comments while accepting an award from the Consumer Electronics Association here Wednesday night.
Google said Wednesday afternoon that it plans to expand its Google Fiber service to Provo, Utah, where it would compete with incumbent cable MSO Comcast.
The amount of time cable subscribers spent watching free video-on-demand programming from cable and broadcast networks jumped by more than 40 percent last year, Rentrak said Wednesday.