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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.

iControl helping cable operators add family locator, traffic and weather info to home automation apps

iControl launched an Android app developer program which could help Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other operators add family locator as well as weather and traffic information to their home automation and security apps.

Embattled L2 CEO accuses Mediacom of using deception to poach customers

L2 Networks, a Georgia company whose CEO was arrested last year for allegedly tapping into Mediacom Communications' network to sell broadband service, accused Mediacom this week of using deception to poach its customers.

Cable home automation firm iControl sues Alarm.com, FrontPoint Security for patent infringement

iControl, the home security and automation firm backed by Comcast, Rogers Communications and Intel, said it filed a patent infringement suit Wednesday against Alarm.com and FrontPoint Security.

Comcast leads cable's push for cut of $13B home security and automation market

The cable modem, first introduced by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and other cable operators in 1996, is the device powering new home security and automation services. Comcast and other cable MSOs are also beginning to test ways to offer subscribers home healthcare solutions.

Will Time Warner Cable buy Cablevision? Comcast co-founder Brodsky predicts more consolidation

I was surprised to run into Comcast co-founder and former vice chairman Julian Brodsky on Tuesday, who was among the team of executives that joined CEO Brian Roberts at a press conference at the MSO's booth here at The Cable Show.

Mediacom launching home security and automation service

Mediacom Communications said it struck a deal with Comporium Communications which will allow it to offer a home security and automation service to its cable subscribers.

Iowa city charging $275 monthly for 1-Gig broadband service

Mediacom Communications faces increased broadband competition in Cedar Falls, Iowa, where a city-owned utility company launched an Internet service that it said can deliver download speeds of up to 1 Gbps.

LIN TV threatens to pull ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox stations from Time Warner Cable

LIN TV began warning Time Warner Cable subscribers in 14 markets Wednesday that they will lose the feeds for stations carrying ABC, NBC, Fox and NBC on May 31 unless the MSO agrees to cough up increased retransmission-consent fees.

TiVo gains 277,000 cable subscribers

TiVo said it added 277,000 cable subscribers in the quarter ending April 30, including deployments of its Premiere DVR by Suddenlink Communications, RCN and international cable providers such as Virgin Media in the United Kingdom and Ono in Spain.