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Cablevision reportedly eyeing new set-tops and broadband tiers

Cablevision plans to deploy new advanced digital set-tops next year from Samsung and Humax,  Multichannel News  reported Thursday, citing anonymous sources.

Supreme Court denies Cablevision request to suspend NLRB complaint

Cablevision attorneys will be forced to defend the company against a complaint filed by the National Labor Relations Board after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected a request to suspend the case NLRB is waging at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.

Charter closes Optimum West acquisition

Picking up 375,000 subscribers in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Utah, Charter Communications said Monday that it closed the $1.6 billion acquisition of Cablevision's Optimum West cable systems.

Cablevision takes union fight to Supreme Court

Cablevision asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday to suspend complaints filed by the National Labor Relations Board--a move that could allow some of its field technicians and dispatchers to proceed with a vote to exit the Communications Workers of America.

Cablevision reportedly lays off employees at OMGFAST unit

Cablevision officials declined to comment Monday on a report that it has cut some employees at its OMGFAST wireless broadband subsidiary in Florida.

$2.7B Local TV deal could help Tribune extract increased retrans fees from pay TV providers

DirecTV, Comcast and other national pay TV providers may face more challenging retransmission-consent negotiations with Tribune Co., which agreed Monday to buy station group Local TV Holdings for $2.73 billion in cash.

Jefferies predicts cable MSOs will launch 'disruptive Wi-Fi/MVNO' products

Cable operators are poised to shake up the wireless high-speed data business by using Wi-Fi hotspots to sell services that rely on Hotspot 2.0 technology, which could simplify Wi-Fi roaming, Jefferies analyst Thomas Seitz said in a research note Tuesday.

PayPal signs t-commerce deal with Delivery Agent

PayPal and interactive TV technology vendor Delivery Agent said Tuesday that they are teaming up on a service that could allow cable and satellite TV subscribers to buy products from more than 350 brands with their remote controls.

MSG names TV Guide, BSkyB veteran Ryan O'Hara president of content distribution and sales

The Madison Square Garden Co. said Tuesday that it named former TV Guide and BSkyB executive Ryan O'Hara president of content distribution and sales.

Cablevision retrans dispute blackout cost Tribune $18M in ad revenue

A retransmission-consent dispute that left Cablevision subscribers unable to watch Tribune Co. TV stations for more than two months last fall cost the broadcaster $18 million in advertising revenue, Tribune disclosed Monday.