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Discovery and News Corp. veteran Liguori named CEO at Tribune

Tribune Company said Thursday that it named former Discovery Communications and News Corp. veteran Peter Liguori as CEO.

Comcast, Cablevision, Charter expected to reduce Q4 subscriber losses

While Time Warner Cable is expected to post increased basic video subscriber losses from the fourth quarter, Comcast, Charter Communications and Cablevision will likely reduce video subscriber losses compared to the fourth quarter of 2011, Jefferies & Co. said Thursday.

Nielsen report finds cable operators lost 2.7 million households between Q3 2011, Q3 2012

The number of wired cable homes dropped by more than 2.7 million between the third quarter of 2011 and the third quarter of 2012, Nielsen said Monday.

Hughes ships record number of broadband satellite terminals

Hughes Network Systems said Monday it shipped more than 487,000 broadband satellite terminals worldwide last year, indicating that it is seeing a demand in rural markets for its new Gen4 high-speed Internet service.

DirecTV picks up 100,000 subscribers in Q4 2012

DirecTV gained 100,000 net subscriber additions in the fourth quarter, CEO Mike White said at a Citi conference last week.

DirecTV trademarks SKYFI for digital media streaming devices

DirecTV has filed a trademark application for the brand SKYFI for use in digital media streaming devices and other telecommunications equipment.

DirecTV signs Humax to build Genie boxes

DirecTV said it signed South Korean set-top manufacturer Humax to build a next generation version of its Genie multiroom DVR.

Dish Network launches 'Explorer' remote control app for iPad

Dish Network said it plans to launch an app for Apple's iPad on Monday which will allow subscribers to control its Hopper multiroom DVR, and receive recommendations for programs based on real-time trends.

DirecTV hiking subscription fees by 4.5 percent

DirecTV said it will raise the rates on its subscription video programming packages by an average of 4.5 percent in February.

DirecTV adds Viacom, A&E, Scripps networks to TV Everywhere lineup

DirecTV said Tuesday that it has added more than 30 networks to its DirecTV Everywhere platform, including programming from Showtime, A&E Networks and Viacom's Comedy Central and Nickelodeon.