Comcast is hinting that it might join rival Cablevision in offering some kind of Wi-Fi-based mobile service or product, but has not committed to any specific plans and is wary of cannibalizing its existing Wi-Fi business.
Approximately 260 Brooklyn-based Cablevision employees represented by the Communications Workers of America have voted to ratify a collective bargaining agreement with Cablevision, ending a nasty three-year labor battle.
Cablevision announced Friday that it has signed a collective bargaining agreement with 260 Brooklyn workers represented by the Communications Workers of America, ending a long, contentious battle with the unionized workers.
Ahead of what could possibly be contentious carriage negotiations with Comcast this summer, Discovery Networks on Wednesday announced a multi-year, multi-platform renewal with Cablevision.
Verizon may have maintained its No. 1 position On Netflix's ISP Speed Index for January, but it's was neck-in-neck with Cablevision.
You don't often see chief executives of major cable companies calling customers funny names and suggesting they have an alcohol problem. But Cablevision CEO James Dolan, who also serves as executive chairman of the Madison Square Garden Company, owner of the New York Knicks, did just that in a response to an angry Knicks fan.
Cablevision kicked off sales of its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling and data service, and now seems to be emphasizing Freewheel's data capabilities as opposed to the service being a replacement for cellular service.
Cablevision announced Friday that president Brian Sweeney has been given the additional title of chief financial officer, replacing Gregg Siebert, who will move on to the role of vice chairman.
Cablevision on Thursday started selling its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling service, making the product available via the Internet at Freewheel.com.
Cablevision sued Verizon in federal court in New York, alleging that Verizon made false and misleading claims about the MSO's Wi-Fi service in its ads. Verizon has run TV and radio commercials in the New York metropolitan area claiming its Wi-Fi is "the fastest Wi-Fi available" from any local provider.