SoftBank's planned $20.1 billion purchase of a 70 percent stake in Sprint Nextel was cleared by the U.S. Department of Justice, giving a boost to SoftBank as it initiates a $4.2 billion bond offering.
TiVo stock dropped more than 17 percent Friday after it announced that it would collect $490 million from the settlement of patent disputes with Time Warner Cable and rival DVR manufacturers Cisco and Motorola Mobility.
Liberty Media chairman John Malone predicted trouble for Netflix and other online video providers if cable operators shift their focus to marketing new usage-based broadband tiers to subscribers.
One month after announcing the launch of his own research firm, Moffett Research founder Craig Moffett gave Charter Communications a buy rating on Monday.
Looking to thwart Sprint's efforts to acquire broadband wireless provider Clearwire, Dish Network increased its bid to buy the company to $4.40 per share.
Dish Network said it launched an app called Social for its Hopper multiroom DVR which allows subscribers to share info about the TV shows and movies they are watching with friends on Twitter and Facebook.
Dish Network said Friday that it struck a deal with Waynesboro, Va.-based nTelos to develop a fixed wireless broadband service targeting subscribers in Virginia, West Virginia and parts of of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky.
Verizon's FiOS TV was the top ranked subscription TV service in the annual American Customer Satisfaction Index released Tuesday, while Charter Communications generated the most improvement compared to last year's survey.
Dish Network said Monday that it updated apps for Apple's iPhone and Google Android devices to allow subscribers to view video-on-demand programming. It had previously only offered VOD content through its iPad app.
A new broadband Internet satellite that ViaSat plans to launch in 2016 could help DirecTV and Dish Network market high-speed services to rural subscribers.