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Charter recruits Cablevision lobbyist Catherine Bohigian

Charter Communications continues to lure execs away from other MSOs. The newest addition to the Charter team is Catherine Bohigian, who was named executive vice president of government affairs and will oversee all aspects of Charter's government relations.

Cablevision scores 20-year contract to install Wi-Fi on N.J. Transit trains

Cablevision will become the first cable operator nationwide to provide Wi-Fi service on trains after it won a 20-year contract Wednesday from New Jersey Transit.

Will Time Warner Cable buy Cablevision? Comcast co-founder Brodsky predicts more consolidation

I was surprised to run into Comcast co-founder and former vice chairman Julian Brodsky on Tuesday, who was among the team of executives that joined CEO Brian Roberts at a press conference at the MSO's booth here at The Cable Show.

Comcast using Wi-Fi gateways in subscriber homes to power neighborhood hotspots

Comcast said Monday that it will use new Wi-Fi gateways that it is deploying in subscriber homes to expand the footprint of its Xfinity Wi-Fi network, creating "millions" of access points for its high-speed Internet customers.

Charter to deploy ActiveVideo CloudTV platform to power new program guide

Charter Communications  will use ActiveVideo's CloudTV H5 platform to power a new cloud-based interactive program guide, making it the biggest U.S. cable customer for the company.

Cablevision says it won't switch to usage-based broadband billing

Cablevision will continue to offer its Optimum Online subscribers unlimited data downloads and doesn't plan to switch to a usage-based billing approach, CFO Gregg Seibert said Tuesday.

Moffett gives buy rating to Charter; former Bernstein analyst neutral on Comcast, Time Warner Cable

One month after announcing the launch of his own research firm, Moffett Research founder Craig Moffett gave Charter Communications a buy rating on Monday.

Cablevision union protesters disrupt presentation from CFO Seibert at investor meeting

Cablevision CFO Gregg Seibert was forced to halt a presentation for investors at a conference in New York Thursday afternoon when union protesters from the Communications Workers of America began shouting from the audience.

Cablevision and other cable MSOs embrace video caching

While cable operators have never been a fan of Netflix, a recent move by Cablevision to store content on appliances attached to its network and promote Netflix in marketing materials shows that cable operators are now embracing video caching technology.

Video caching emerges as subscriber acquisition and retention tool

A look at what led Cablevision to allow subscription video rival Netflix to store content on appliances attached to its network as well as tout Netflix in marketing materials is one of the best examples of why cable operators are embracing video caching technology.