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NLRB authorizes union complaint against Cablevision

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) said this week it will issue a federal complaint against Cablevision for allegedly using illegal intimidation, harassment and bribery in efforts to stop Bronx-based employees of the cable TV operator for pursuing unionization activities.

Connecticut legislator wants FCC to get involved in Cablevision-Tribune spat

Connecticut State Senator Gayle Slossberg (D-Milford) is fighting for her constituents' rights to watch football and baseball on TV by asking the FCC to intervene in the Cablevision-Tribune spat.

Cablevision reportedly mulling Bresnan sale

Several news outlets have reported in the last few days that Cablevision Systems is exploring the possible sale of Bresnan Broadband Holdings, a cable TV and broadband provider in the Northwest United States that Cablevision acquired just over two years ago.

CBS programming lands on Cablevision Optimum on-demand

Cablevision's Optimum has added an array of CBS network shows to its free on-demand TV offering, an announcement that comes just after the cable TV operators signed a new retransmission deal with the broadcaster.

NFL Network on fourth down and forever with Time Warner Cable

NFL Network has made progress getting its NFL Network and NFL RedZone channels on more cable TV systems. However, one last group of customers from a major operator remains unable to access the NFL channels.

Cablevision blacks out 4 Tribune stations in retransmission dispute

Cablevision alleged that the Tribune Co., which is attempting to emerge from bankruptcy, is trying to hike fees to feed its institutional investors.

Charter Communications, Rutledge winning favor among analysts

The investment community appears to believe that things are finally turning around for Charter Communications, the St. Louis, Mo.-based cable TV company that has had both moments of strength and ongoing struggles since exiting from Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection more than two and a half years ago.

Cablevision patent suggests mobile-over-Wi-Fi service

Our sister publication FierceCable tracked down a patent filed by Cablevision Systems that suggests the New York cable TV and broadband firm may pursue a Wi-Fi-based mobile phone service. If it

ActiveVideo aims injunction at Verizon TV services

Fresh off a patent infringement victory over Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ), interactive TV programming guide company ActiveVideo Networks late last week said it would pursue an injunction against

ActiveVideo scores $115M judgement from Verizon patent suit

Interactive TV vendor ActiveVideo Networks scored a $115 million judgment in a patent infringement suit it had filed against Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ). It's a big win for ActiveVideo, which