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 said it will raise the rates on its subscription video programming packages by an average of 4.5 percent in February.
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.
TiVo launched a streaming music app from Spotify on its Premiere DVR Tuesday--a move that could help it compete with service providers that are offering subscribers DVRs that stream rival streaming music services Pandora and SiriusXM.
Entropic, which supplies home networking technology to Comcast, DirecTV and other pay TV providers, said it plans to cut 40 employees.
Vivendi's Global Village Telecom (GVT) has now attracted the interest of three Latin American satellite and cable operators: DirecTV, Liberty Global and America Movil as well as a consortium of private equity companies.
Charter Communications said it agreed to a new retransmission-consent contract with LIN TV, hours before the broadcaster planned to pull its TV stations from subscribers in Alabama, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Oregon and New England.
Gannett Broadcasting is warning DirecTV subscribers that they may lose the feeds from ABC, CBS and NBC affiliates that it owns in 23 markets unless the satellite TV provider agrees to pay increased retransmission-consent fees by Friday.
DirecTV is attempting to woo subscribers shopping online Monday with a $25 monthly subscription video package that includes 140 cable networks and three free months of HBO, Showtime and Starz.
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.