Recent Press Releases

Peregrine Semiconductor Enables a Dual-Band Architecture for DOCSIS 3.1 Devices

The UltraCMOS® PE42722 RF Switch Allows Customer Premises Equipment (CPE) Vendors to Future Proof Their Devices To Meet the Strict Linearity Requirements of the DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Industry Standard...

Set-top box market hits $4.8 billion 2Q14; market seeing "mixed signals" reports Infonetics Research

Campbell, CALIFORNIA, October 14, 2014—Market research firm Infonetics Research released excerpts from its 2nd quarter 2014 (2Q14) Set-Top Boxes and Pay TV Subscribers report, which tracks IP,...

ENTERTAINMENT STUDIOS NETWORKS AND SUDDENLINK ANNOUNCE BROAD MULTI-YEAR DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT FOR CABLE TELEVISION NETWORK COMEDY.TV

New Agreement Provides 24/7 Comedy Programming to Suddenlink Customers Los Angeles, CA – October 14, 2014 Entertainment Studios, Inc., (www.es.tv) one of the largest independent producers and...

Rentrak Signs Agreement with Fox Networks Group

—FNG Becomes Latest Broadcast Network to Utilize Rentrak— PORTLAND, OR (OCTOBER 14, 2014) -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in granular data solutions for measuring movies, video on...

U-verse with AT&T GigaPower Completes 1 Gbps Speed Upgrade; Faster In-Home Wi-Fi on the Way

AUSTIN, Oct. 13, 2014AT&T* is doubling down on Austin, giving more residents and small businesses than ever access to its fastest available broadband and Wi-Fi speeds. The company...

Rentrak Acquires Kantar Media's U.S.-Based Television Measurement Assets

—Industry Now Has One Massive and Passive Data Service— PORTLAND, OR (OCTOBER 9, 2014) -- Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT), the leader in precisely measuring movies and TV everywhere, has agreed...

TIME WARNER CABLE STOCKHOLDERS APPROVE MERGER WITH COMCAST CORPORATION

NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 – Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC) today announced that its stockholders have approved its merger with Comcast Corporation with more than 99 percent of votes cast in...

Comcast Names Judy James as New Director of Government Affairs for North Bay

LIVERMORE, CA (October 9, 2014) – Comcast named industry leader Judy James as Director of Government Affairs for the North Bay Area of California. James will be based in Rohnert Park,...

Transparent Debut Smashes Prime Instant Video Records—Amazon Studios Orders Season Two

Prime Members and Critics Agree, Transparent is this Fall's Best New Show—Earns 98 percent on Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer SEATTLE—Oct. 9, 2014—(NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon...

DISH and Frontier Communications Extend Agreement to Deliver Bundled Technology Solutions

Provides consumers one source for complete entertainment and communications package ENGLEWOOD, Colo. & STAMFORD, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- DISH(NASDAQ: DISH) and Frontier Communications...

SUDDENLINK AND DISCOVERY COMMUNICATIONSANNOUNCE LONG-TERM DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

ST. LOUIS, MO and SILVER SPRING, MD –– OCTOBER 6, 2014 –– Suddenlink and Discovery Communications today announced the renewal of their long-term distribution agreement,...

Gracenote Acquires HWW, Expands Global Reach into Australia

Acquisition of HWW positions Gracenote for growth throughout Asia-Pacific EMERYVILLE, Oct. 2, 2014 — Gracenote, a division of Tribune Media Company (OTC:TRBAA), today announced that it has...

Verizon FiOS and Viacom Renew Carriage Agreement

FiOS Customers Will Enjoy Viacom Programming Anytime, Anywhere with Out-of-Home Viewing; Verizon and Viacom enter into ground-breaking national wireless distribution deal NEW YORK--(BUSINESS...

WOW! Business deploys Alcatel-Lucent IP technology to enhance broadband services for business and wholesale customers

Alcatel-Lucent carrier-grade Ethernet network being deployed by WOW! Business in 19 markets in Midwest and Southeast areas of U.S. Paris, France, October 01, 2014 - Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext...

CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS EXPANDS TV5MONDE HD OFFERINGS

Package of French Language Programming in HD has Launched in Los Angeles, St. Louis, Atlanta and Other Key Markets; Agreement Significantly Expands Cable Operator's Relationship with TV5MONDE USA...

CBS AND SUDDENLINK ANNOUNCE NEW DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT

ST. LOUIS and NEW YORK – SEPT. 29, 2014 – Suddenlink and CBS Corporation (NYSE: CBS.A and CBS) today announced a new agreement through which Suddenlink will continue carrying CBS-owned...

DIRECTV Stockholders Approve Merger with AT&T Inc.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- At a special meeting today, DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV) stockholders voted overwhelmingly to approve DIRECTV's proposed merger with AT&T Inc. (NYSE: T). The...

CABLEVISION SUES COMMUNICATIONS WORKERS OF AMERICA LOCAL 1109 AND ASSOCIATES FOR DEFAMATION

BETHPAGE, NY, September 24, 2014 – Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC) filed a lawsuit today against the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1109 as well as senior union...

OTT revenues to rocket to $42 billion by 2020

Global online TV and video revenues (over fixed broadband networks for 51 countries) will reach $42.34 billion in 2020; up from $3.96 billion recorded in 2010 and the $19.03 billion expected in 2014,...

BALAN NAIR SELECTED AS 2015 SCTE CABLE-TEC EXPO®CHAIR

Premier cable engineering event to be held Oct. 13-16 in New Orleans SEPT. 24, 2014 (Denver, CO)—Expanding the international scope of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®, the Society of Cable...