Cable rivals DirecTV, Dish Network, AT&T and Verizon said they will support an effort to deploy energy efficient set-top boxes that has been led by the National Cable & Telecommunications Association.
Cablevision said it dropped the Optimum brand from its commercial phone and high-speed Internet subsidiary, which has returned to its original name: Lightpath.
Cablevision CEO Jim Dolan and producers of a Hurricane Sandy benefit concert said Monday that 34 cable networks have agreed to air the Dec. 12 event.
Cablevision said Wednesday that it promoted 23-year company veteran Tom Montemagno to EVP of programming.
While major cable operators have made significant improvements in their customer service operations in the last decade, some high-profile incidents continue to create challenges for operators nationwide. Here's a look at some of the biggest customer service nightmares that cable operators have grappled with this year.
In today's spotlight, FierceCable takes a look at the top 10 cable customer service nightmares of 2012. Comcast leads the list, as it has dealt with challenges ranging from exploding set-tops to employees crashing vans into homes.
Five multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs)--AT&T U-verse, Verizon FiOS, Cablevision, Dish Network and DirecTV--have lined up to deliver an American Express-branded digital channel that the credit card company is using to promote its capabilities.
American Express said it has launched interactive advertising channels that will help promote its credit cards to Cablevision, Verizon FiOS TV, AT&T U-verse TV, DirecTV and Dish Network subscribers.
Cablevision is demanding that the Communications Workers of America halt a phone campaign in which it is telling subscribers who lost service after Hurricane Sandy that they need to call the MSO to request refunds.
Goldman Sachs downgraded Cablevision stock to a sell rating on Thursday, predicting the MSO's capital spending and stiff competition from Verizon's FiOS TV will cause its stock to drop by about 20 percent to $11 in the next year.