Comcast has asked a federal court to throw out a suit filed against its NBCUniversal unit by jilted NBC affiliate WHDH-TV (aka "Channel 7").
Altice's acquisition of Suddenlink and soon-to-be-completed purchase of Cablevision will enable the service provider to potentially shake up the U.S. cable market as a major competitor to Charter Communications and Comcast. However, the France-based conglomerate faces another uphill battle.
AT&T's ongoing FTTH build, which will also be used for other purposes, will continue to be a large major contributor to Dycom's future growth debunking investor concerns that the telco is going to slow down network investments.
Verizon has promised to invest $300 million over the next six years to bring its FiOS fiber-to-the-home services to Boston, closing a major coverage gap in the Northeast for FiOS, while providing newfound competition for Comcast in the areas of high-speed internet and pay-TV services.
After signaling plans to move into the wireless business, Comcast appears to be staffing up for the effort.
Comcast is seeking tech executives with wireless experience for key positions in an apparent effort to develop an MVNO offering, according to The Donohue Report.
Cable operators will continue their healthy broadband subscriber roll this year, beating out telcos particularly in areas where they can only offer slower copper-based DSL services.
Comcast CFO Michael Cavanagh took home $40.6 million in salary and other compensation last year, beating out the company's top executive, CEO Brian Roberts, who earned a paltry $36.2 million.
Spanish-language broadcaster Liberman Broadcasting, operator of the Estrella TV network, has filed an FCC complaint against Comcast, accusing the conglomerate of blacking out its owned and operated stations in Denver, Houston and Salt Lake City in order to favor its own Spanish-language programming assets, which include Telemundo and NBC Universo.
A PR rep for Byron Allen told FierceCable that a statement from the media mogul that accused pay-TV operators of being run by "racist white executives" wasn't intended to be released.