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.
Top executives at Suddenlink and Mediacom Communications came out in support Monday of the Television Consumer Freedom Act introduced last week by Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).
While basic cable subscriber losses reduced Mediacom's video revenue in the first quarter, the MSO saw revenue from business services jump about 20 percent compared to this time last year.
BCI Broadband, the cable MSO launched earlier this year by former Bresnan Communications executives, said Friday that it recruited veterans of Mediacom Communications and Insight Communications.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries are among the top industry executives who will speak at The Cable Show convention in June, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.
Comcast's Golf Channel launched a Golf Live Extra app for Apple's iPhone and iPad and Google Android mobile devices that lets authenticated subscribers watch live programming anywhere with an Internet connection.
Mediacom CEO Rocco Commisso heavily criticized two outgoing FCC commissioners in a letter he sent leaders of the Senate Commerce Committee Thursday, calling the commission's decision to stay on the sidelines during disputes between cable operators and broadcasters "unconscionable."
TiVo began selling its Mini thin client set-top on Monday, which lets retail customers who buy its Premiere box access programming from the DVR on any TV connected to the device.
Mediacom Broadband increased its average monthly revenue per video subscriber by $14.27 in 2012, according to parent Mediacom Communications Corp.
Verizon's FiOS Internet and Cablevision's Optimum Online topped the FCC's latest Measuring Broadband America report, with the telco extending its lead over Cablevision compared to the report the FCC released last July.