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Cablevision urges 'robust' changes to retransmission consent rules

Cablevision is asking the FCC to make "robust" changes to decades-old rules that the company argues give broadcasters an increasingly unfair advantage in retransmission consent negotiations.

Verizon latest to market HBO Now sans pay-TV subscription

Verizon has joined Cablevision as the second pay-TV operator to offer HBO Now without requiring a pay-TV service.

Verizon turns heat on TWC, Cablevision with 100 Mbps symmetrical FiOS service in NYC metro area

Verizon has introduced a new 100 Mbps symmetrical speed tier for its FiOS Quantum service in New York Metro area, a move to lure broadband consumers away from Time Warner Cable and Cablevision where it has built out its fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) platform.

Cablevision secures key patent for set-top analytics system

Cablevision has secured a key patent to measure audiences and cull analytics through its 7 million set-tops.

Cablevision's Kristin Dolan: 'I never faced any glass ceilings' for women in the cable biz

In a wide-ranging interview on Beet.tv, Cablevision COO Kristin Dolan said the cable industry doesn't have nearly the glass ceiling for female executives that businesses like publishing do.

Cablevision 'undervalued' as acquisition target, analyst says

With Altice SA and Patrick Drahi circling Cablevision, FBN Securities' Robert Routh says the Bethpage, N.Y.-based MSO is actually undervalued as an acquisition target.

Dolan family wins ruling in squabble over Cablevision compensation

A Delaware court has ruled that Dolan family members had no say in Cablevision boardroom decisions that collectively netted them more than $100 million in executive pay.

The 8 highest paid CEOs in pay-TV in 2014

The nation's top publicly traded pay-TV companies have all reported their CEO salaries to the Securities and Exchange Commission, and  FierceCable  has collected all the data in one place. Below are the salary and compensation rates of the top eight highest paid CEOs among publicly traded cable, satellite and IPTV service providers.

Labor troubles continue for Dolan, Cablevision, report says

Cablevision's union troubles did not end when it finally forged a collective bargaining agreement with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in February.

Cablevision's overlap with Verizon FiOS makes it an unattractive acquisition target, analyst says

Whether it's Charter Communications' proposed acquisitions of Bright House and Time Warner Cable or Comcast's failed attempt to buy Time Warner Cable, consolidation in the cable industry is rampant. One cable MSO that has yet to make a big move in either being acquired or buying another company is Cablevision.