Recent Press Releases

TECHNICOLOR AND FRAUNHOFER IIS ANNOUNCE LICENSING PROGRAM FOR MPEG-H AUDIO ALLIANCE TV SYSTEM

MPEG-H audio system for ATSC 3.0 endorsed by Pearl, Samsung Electronics and Sinclair Broadcast Group PARIS (France) and ERLANGEN (Germany), August 25, 2015 – Technicolor (Euronext Paris: TCH;...

CABLEVISION AND CBS REACH NEW COMPREHENSIVE CONTENT CARRIAGE AGREEMENT

Cablevision Is the First CBS Distribution Partner to Announce Plans to Deliver CBS All Access and SHOWTIME Internet Services Renewal Covers CBS-Owned Stations As Well As SHOWTIME, CBS Sports Network...

Comcast Fosters Chico Local Business Innovation and Productivity By Extending Fiber Network and Communications Services for Meyers Business Park

Network Expansion Provides Chico Businesses With Scalable, High-Performance 10 Gigabit-per-Second Ethernet Services LIVERMORE, Calif.August 25, 2015Comcast Business today announced...

Cross MediaWorks Acquires BlackArrow to Drive TV Ad Technology Across All Screens

BlackArrow to Power Cadent Network's Expansion into Advanced TV Advertising Marketplace NEW YORK, NY – August 24, 2015 – Cross MediaWorks, one of the largest independent media...

Sports Bar Kicks Off Class Action Against NFL, DirecTV

Over Anticompetitive "Sunday Ticket" Package New York, August 13, 2015 – A proposed nationwide class of commercial establishments, including restaurants and sports bars, filed an...

Tribune Broadcasting Acquires "Johnny Carson"

Carson to Air Nightly on Antenna TV, Digital Multicast Network New York, NY – August 12, 2015 – "Here's Johnny!" Tribune Broadcasting today announced a multi-year...

Double Whammy for Cablevision: Court Rules It Has to Pull its Optimum False Anti-FiOS Advertising and Affirms Verizon Has the 'Fastest Available WiFi'

NEW YORK – In a complete legal smackdown for Cablevision, the U.S. District Court in Islip, Long Island, has ruled that Cablevision must stop Optimum's anti-FiOS advertising, and confirmed...

WURL DEBUTS "ADSPRING" AD PLATFORM; UNLOCKS REVENUE POTENTIAL OF STREAMING ONLINE VIDEO FOR PAY TV OPERATORS

Palo Alto, Calif. ― Aug. 11, 2015 ― Wurl, Inc., a streaming network for pay TV operators, today announced the Wurl "AdSpring" Platform, a turnkey solution for monetizing streaming video...

Turner Broadcasting Ramps Up On-Demand Efforts with Sneak Peek of TNT's Public Morals

Every Episode of truTV's Impractical Jokers and TNT's Cold Justice Available for Binge and Catch-Up Viewing truTV Offering VOD Premieres of Brand New Episodes of Friends of the People Turner...

Universal Electronics to Acquire Ecolink Intelligent Technology A Wireless Security, Sensing, and Home Automation Leader

Santa Ana, CA – August 6, 2015 -- Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI), (NASDAQ:UEIC) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement to acquire U.S.-based Ecolink Intelligent...

RIDE TV Inks Deal With DISH

New Equestrian Lifestyle Channel Will Be Available To DISH Subscribers FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Ride Television Network, Inc., (RIDE TV) and DISH Network L.L.C. are pleased...

Intraway to Demonstrate its IoT Middleware at CableLabs® Summer Conference 2015

The company will exhibit its centralized platform for managing connections in the Internet of Things era. It will also exhibit its Universal Activator, which was...

HUGE DISCREPANCY OF CEO COMPENSATION VS. MEDIA COMPANY PERFORMANCE, STUDY FINDS

Carmel Group Analysis IDs Imbalances, Big Numbers, and Three Key Outliers July 26, 2015, Carmel, CA The sums received by CEOs at Dish Network, DirecTV, and Comcast (in order) reflect a more balanced...

Viacom Names Alex Berkett Senior Vice President, Corporate Development

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) today announced the appointment of Alex Berkett to the position of Senior Vice President, Corporate Development. In this role, Berkett...

UNIVERSAL ELECTRONICS HITS NEW MILESTONE WITH QUICKSET®; NOW DEPLOYED IN MORE THAN 150 MILLION DEVICES WORLDWIDE

Santa Ana, CA -- July 29, 2015 -- Universal Electronics Inc. (UEI) (NASDAQ:UEIC), the worldwide leader in universal remote control technologies and control interfaces, announced today that it has...

Mediacom Reaches Carriage Agreement with Media General

Mediacom Park, NY – July 30, 2015 – Mediacom Communications today announced it has reached a carriage agreement for the following broadcast stations acquired by Media General from LIN...

Mediacom Communications Announces the Promotion of Tom Larsen and Peter Lyons to Senior Vice President

Mediacom Park, NYJuly 30, 2015 – Mediacom Communications today announced the promotion of Tom Larsen to Senior Vice President of Government & Public Relations and Peter Lyons to...

SCTE Energy 2020 Program Unveils Key Suite of Metrics Standards

Documents establish accurate measurements and baselines of energy use in cable networks July 30, 2015 (Exton, PA)—The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) today announced the...

Time Warner Cable Business Class Expands Its Global Calling Plan

More Enhancements to the Business Class Phone Global Calling Plan New York – July 28, 2015 – Time Warner Cable Business Class (TWCBC) today announced more enhancements to its Business...

Comcast Supports Local Business Innovation and Productivity with New High Speed Connections for Salinas Municipal Airport Business District

Expansion of Comcast's Fiber Network Provides 10 Gigabit-per-Second Ethernet Services for Salinas Businesses LIVERMORE, Calif.July 28, 2015Comcast Business today announced a...