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March Madness may be biggest test yet for TV Everywhere authentication

With Turner forcing hoops fans to prove that they are a cable or satellite subscriber in order to watch any of its 67 games from the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament for free online and mobile

Frontier loses 5,900 FiOS TV subscribers in Q4 2011

Frontier Communications (NYSE: FTR) reported that it lost 5,900 FiOS TV subscribers during the fourth quarter, but said that it will continue to support the delivery of video programming to FiOS

Dish shops $5 monthly Heartland Package

Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) is pitching subscribers a new $5 monthly Heartland Package that includes Hallmark Channel, Hallmark Movie Channel, GMC TV, Pixl, RFD-TV and Rural TV. Rural TV is the only

Comcast's multiplatform measurement tests with Google, ComScore could open up VoD distribution

While Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and its NBCUniversal subsidiary still haven't detailed how much multiplatform programming they'll distribute this summer from the Summer Olympics in London, the

Cord-cutting trend? Nielsen reports increase in broadcast-only homes that subscribe to broadband

The number of homes that rely on broadcast TV and broadband Internet connections for home entertainment jumped by nearly 1 million, or 22.8 percent, from the third quarter of 2010 to the third

Facing backlash in Savannah, Comcast drives trucks and CSRs to public meeting

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) took the unusual step of bringing service trucks and customer service representatives to a public meeting in Savannah, Ga., Monday night, where dozens of customers aired

An AT&T deal for Dish spectrum may require the telco to buy company, too

There's new speculation that AT&T (NYSE: T) is eyeing Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) as a takeover target, this time fueled by the telco's about face on whether the FCC should waive restrictions on

Taking stock of the cable industry in Q4 2011

In today's spotlight, FierceCable takes a look the fourth-quarter performance of major pay TV providers, including Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and AT&T (NYSE: T). We'll

Verizon sees strong demand for 500 GB DVR

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) may be struggling to meet demand for its latest high-definition DVR, a 500 GB model that doubles the storage capacity of the DVR it began to offer FiOS TV subscribers in 2005....

Dish to offer subscribers concert tickets, other deals via HDNet

Dish Network plans to offer subscribers deals on concert tickets and discounts on food and drinks through a carriage agreement it struck with Mark Cuban's HDNet, which will be renamed AXS TV on March