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Cablevision pulling plug on linear TV version of MSG Varsity

Cablevision said Wednesday that it will pull the plug on the linear TV version of MSG Varsity on Aug. 29 and convert the high school sports channel to an online network offering live and video-on-demand programming for Web browsers and mobile devices.

Rutledge: Charter pay TV service 'will become an on-demand product over time'

Charter Communications expects that its subscription video service will evolve into a video-on-demand product distributed similar to the way streaming video services are delivered today, CEO Tom Rutledge told analysts Tuesday.

Cablevision contractor dies after falling from ladder

A 39-year-old Cablevision subcontractor died Thursday after a car struck a ladder he was standing on to perform work on a utility pole in Scarsdale, N.Y., police said Friday.

Report: Liberty wants to merge Cox with Charter

Liberty Media executives have held talks with Cox Communications regarding a potential merger with Charter Communications, Bloomberg reported Friday, citing two anonymous sources.

Cablevision sheds 20K video subs and gains 1K broadband subs in Q2 2013

Cablevision said Friday that it lost 20,000 video subscribers in the second quarter while gaining 1,000 Optimum Online and 3,000 voice customers.

BCI names Bresnan veteran Gibbs SVP of business services

New cable MSO BCI Broadband said it named Bresnan Communications, Frontier Communications and Charter Communications veteran John Gibbs SVP of business services.

Cablevision's marketing stunt: A DVR that can record 10 shows simultaneously

First question I had after seeing Cablevision's announcement this morning that its Optimum cable subscribers can now record up to 10 shows at the same time: Does anyone watch that much TV?

Cablevision hits back at Verizon with 10 tuners on new Optimum Multi-Room DVR

Looking to stave off competition from a super DVR Verizon is developing for FiOS TV, Cablevision said Wednesday that it has juiced up the recording capabilities of its network-based DVR, which can now record up to 10 programs simultaneously.

Cablevision's OMGFAST broadband service bites the dust

Cablevision's short-lived OMGFAST foray into fixed wireless broadband service--which relied upon licenses the company sold to, and then leased back from, Dish Network--is coming to an end next month.

Cablevision shutting down OMGFAST wireless broadband service

Cablevision said Tuesday that it is shutting down its OMGFAST wireless broadband service in Florida next month.