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Rogers launches 'Digital Starter Pack'

Rogers Communications (NYSE: RCI) launched a digital starter pack tier that the Canadian MSO says will offer subscribers more flexible pricing options. Its package, similar to packages that Comcast

Cable makes a play in the competitive telco market

FierceTelecom ranks the Top 10 competitive telecom executives to watch in 2011 in a new special report. And ranking among them are two executives from cable MSOs: Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Bill

Charter embraces dumb pipe cable business model

With Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) reporting that 15 percent of its customers don't subscribe to a pay TV package, the cable MSO is beginning to emphasize its high-speed Internet access

Comcast squeezing 'more favorable' prices from set-top vendors in Q3 2011

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is squeezing better prices from set-top vendors, with CFO Mike Angelakis attributing a 4.9 percent decrease in capital spending during the third quarter to "more favorable

Comcast testing sports app that delivers 'instant access to all of the games on television'

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is testing a cloud-based app for its interactive program guide which will give subscribers "instant access to all of the games on television," CEO Brian Roberts said

Pinpointing 2011's top 10 competitive provider executives

I'd like to call your attention to our 2011 top 10 competitive provider leaders feature, in which FierceTelecom profiles the executives changing the dynamics of the competitive telecom industry.

Comcast slows video subscriber losses to 165,000 in Q3

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), the largest operator in the United State, lost 165,000 pay-TV subscribers in the third quarter, a significant improvement from the 275,00 it lost a year ago, and fewer than

Comcast expected to lose 250,000 basic video subscribers

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is expected to lose about 250,000 basic cable subscribers when it reports third-quarter earnings Wednesday morning. But Citigroup analyst Jason Bazinet also expects that the...

Clearwire ditches postpaid service, offers prepaid unlimited at $50

Mobile WiMAX carrier Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR) announced it will streamline its Clear-branded service to offer unlimited prepaid Internet service at $50 per month. The move essentially removes its

Cable MSOs hustle in snowstorm's wake to restore TV, phone, Internet service

A winter storm that impacted communities from Maryland to Maine over the weekend left cable operators hustling to restore cable TV, phone and Internet service to subscribers. With leaves still on