After Hurricane Sandy left Cablevision, Time Warner Cable and other distributors scrambling to repair damaged networks and restore service for subscribers, organizers at last weeks' SCTE Cable-Tec Expo made business continuity and disaster recovery planning a key focus of the convention.
The Wellness Network, which is backed by the company that bought Cablevision's Mag Rack video-on-demand service in 2008, said Wednesday that it acquired telehealth provider Logicare Corp.
Cox Communications is looking at using cloud-based servers to offer cable subscribers with DVR set-tops in their homes extra storage capacity, CTO Kevin Hart told FierceCable Wednesday here at the SCTE Cable-Tec Expo.
By deciding to shutter their joint innovation lab, Verizon and cable partners Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House signaled they believe it'd be more profitable in the long run to pursue their own multiscreen distribution products than to share their inventions.
Cablevision's high penetration rate in the New York metropolitan area makes it an unattractive acquisition target since there's little room for future growth, Liberty Media chairman John Malone told Bloomberg Thursday.
Less than a month after naming former Cablevision ad-sales chief David Kline CEO, Ensequence said it plans to launch an interactive advertising platform similar to the product Cablevision introduced in 2009.
Three weeks after announcing it would invest $25 million to build a bowling alley in Las Vegas, MSG confirmed it hired JPMorgan to help it sell music network Fuse.
Two years after Invidi accused Cablevision of ripping off its targeted advertising technology, the MSO said it agreed to give Invidi's platform a test drive "in the context of exploring a potential business relationship."
German cable operator Deutsche Telekom said Wednesday that it has been testing a virtual set-top platform that relies on cloud TV technology from San Jose, Calif.-based ActiveVideo.
Cable overbuilder RCN is the fastest broadband provider in the Boston area when it comes to the delivery of Netflix video streams, Netflix said Saturday.