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Sony goes over the top with 4K Ultra HD movie service

Instead of waiting for pay TV providers like Comcast and DirecTV to launch Ultra HD programming packages, Sony is going over-the-top of broadband providers with the Video Unlimited 4K movie and TV service that it launched Wednesday.

Dish teams with Comcast, TWC, Cox to sell targeted ads

Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications have convinced Dish Network to let their National Cable Communications joint venture sell local ads targeting its satellite TV subscribers.

DirecTV, TWC, Bright House launching second QVC channel

Liberty Interactive's QVC said it launched a second home-shopping channel called QVC Plus on Thursday, which is available initially on DirecTV and several small cable systems.

NFL reportedly talking to Google about 'Sunday Ticket' rights

A meeting that Google CEO Larry Page had with National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell on Wednesday has sparked speculation that the Internet giant may attempt to acquire rights to the popular  NFL Sunday Ticket  package after DirecTV's exclusive contract with the league expires next year.

TiVo banks on Roamio DVRs to battle Dish Hopper, DirecTV Genie

TiVo said Tuesday that it will soon begin selling three new DVRs capable of streaming programming to TVs and Apple's iPad and iPhone.

Verizon pushes FiOS to CBS employees as Time Warner Cable feud continues

Verizon is enlisting CBS employees in New York, Dallas and Los Angeles to join the ranks of its FiOS service with "exclusive discounts and special promotions."

LRG: Top cable operators lost 555K video subs in Q2 2013

While AT&T U-verse TV and Verizon FiOS TV added 373,000 net new subscribers combined in the second quarter, the top nine cable operators lost 555,000 subscribers during the period, Leichtman Research Group said Monday.

DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish agree to launch FS1

Fox Networks said Thursday that it has struck distribution deals for new national sports network FS1 with all major distributors, including Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network.

Fox pushing DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish to carry FS1

Fox Sports boasted in March that new national sports network Fox Sports 1 would count 90 million subscribers when it launches on Aug. 17. But four days before its debut, it still lacks carriage deals with DirecTV, Time Warner Cable, Dish Network and Bright House Networks.

Arbitrators reject Dish Network's bid for.direct top-level domain

Dish Network won't be able to use the.direct domain name to market TV Everywhere services and other products after the World Intellectual Property Organization found it could confuse customers of satellite rival DirecTV.