Now that the fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 earnings season is in the rearview, it's time to assess the damage. FierceCable has assembled a complete look at the fourth-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user (ARPU).
Matching other top 10 cable companies, each of which reported their best customer growth metrics since the start of the Great Recession in 2008, Cablevision said it reduced fourth-quarter pay-TV customer losses to just 10,000, down from 34,000 in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Cablevision announced a somewhat novel TV Everywhere distribution deal with CBS Corp., in which the cable company will enable its customers to live-stream the CBS network when they're out of the home.
Cablevision will pay $21 million to Thomas Dolan, a company board member and son of founder Charles Dolan, to settle a five-year-old compensation suit.
New York City officials said they have "serious concern" over the proposed $17.7 billion takeover of Cablevision by Europe's Altice NV.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) said it will testify against the planned merger of Europe's Altice NV and Cablevision at upcoming hearings by New York's state Public Service Commission (PSC).
A coalition of 60 consumer groups have asked the FCC to adopt rules that require large ISPs to protect personal data collected and shared without their consent.
While it sits on its hands in the U.S. amid regulatory approval of its $17.7 billion bid to acquire Cablevision, Altice NV continues to actively make expansion moves back home in Europe.
Altice NV has encountered unexpected regulatory "turbulence" with New York regulators in its bid to close its $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Cablevision has fired back against the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming the MSO had a right to fire a part-time worker the labor groups are currently defending.