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LRG: Top cable operators lost 555K video subs in Q2 2013

While AT&T U-verse TV and Verizon FiOS TV added 373,000 net new subscribers combined in the second quarter, the top nine cable operators lost 555,000 subscribers during the period, Leichtman Research Group said Monday.

Charter, Cablevision exit Canoe Ventures consortium

Charter Communications and Cablevision are no longer members of the Canoe Ventures advanced advertising consortium, cable MSO and Canoe executives told  FierceCable  this week.

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.