DirecTV and Sinclair Broadcast Group said late Thursday that they signed a short-term extension on their retransmission-consent agreement, which prevented Sinclair from pulling 87 stations in 47 markets from the satellite TV provider.
Cablevision may have sold its broadband wireless spectrum to Dish Network last year, but that's not stopping the company from expanding the footprint for its OMGFAST high-speed Internet service in Florida.
Shares in AMC Networks dropped more than 12 percent Tuesday morning after it posted $15 million in net income for the fourth quarter, down $14 million compared to this time last year.
Frontier Communications said it dropped 2,800 FiOS TV subscribers in the fourth quarter, but the rural telco gained an additional 20,900 satellite TV customers thanks to its pact to resell Dish Network service.
EchoStar said it picked up about 43,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter from its new HughesNet Gen4 satellite broadband service.
Dish Network said it picked up 14,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter, down from the 22,000 it gained in the fourth quarter of 2011.
In today's spotlight, FierceWireless takes a look at eight "rising stars" in the wireless industry, including Dish Network's CEO Joe Clayton.
Dish Network today kicked off a new ad campaign to support the launch of its new "Hopper with Sling" multiroom DVR.
Dish Network filed a trademark application last week for the brand "Racecar," which the company said could be used for a wireless broadband Internet service.
Gannett Co. said Monday that it posted a 38.7 percent increase in retransmission-consent revenue during the fourth quarter.