Lightpath has struck a chord with the education vertical segment, connecting over 65 New Jersey schools to its fiber network thanks to its involvement in a purchasing cooperative created via the New Jersey Department of Education's Digital Readiness for Learning and Assessment Project (DRLAP).
Cablevision has settled a class-action suit filed against it for tying various services to set-top rental fees. According to documents related to the settlement, which were obtained by Broadcasting & Cable, the settlement obligates Cablevision to open its systems to certain third-party set-top box providers.
Verizon's Internet speeds in New York are facing further scrutiny from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who asked users on Sunday to test the speeds of their Internet connections and post the results online.
A pair of lawsuits filed by Cablevision shareholders over the company's pending acquisition by Altice have been withdrawn.
The Communications Workers of America, which represents 300 Cablevision employees, has filed an official objection with the FCC to Altice's planned $17.7 billion acquisition of Cablevision, citing concerns that the company's sizable debt from the deal will require it to downsize and outsource much of the work.
Cablevision's trial of its addressable advertising system with several large ad agencies has resulted in a long-term deal with GroupM's MODI Media.
In television's most disrupted hour, pay-TV operators are in a prime position to not only control the broadband infrastructure that will transport the video of the future, but also to facilitate the advanced advertising schemes that will support it.
Traditional pay-TV service revenues may be declining, but Cablevision and Comcast are among operators that see potential dollars in using dynamic ad insertion and programmatic marketplace tools in their on-demand video offerings.
As Charter Communications moves forward with its pending $79 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, USTelecom is concerned that the deal and other consolidation in the cable market could impede broadband competition for ILECs and other competitors.
Cablevision has been quietly conducting trials of 1-gig Internet service in select New Jersey apartments, posters to DSLReports message boards indicate.