Just as things were starting to get nasty, Tribune Broadcasting and DirecTV ( Nasdaq: DTV ) say they've reached a deal. In a new retransmission agreement signed late yesterday, DirecTV earned the right
Time Warner Cable ( NYSE: TWC ) dropped four TV stations from its cable systems in Corpus Christi, Texas, after its retransmission-consent agreement with station group owner Cordelia Communications
Increases in the fees Disney ( NYSE: DIS ) collects for ESPN, Disney Channel and other cable networks helped the media giant generate a record $10.4 billion in revenue for its fiscal fourth quarter.
The fees local broadcasters collect from cable operators, telephone companies and satellite TV providers that want to carry their signal in basic video subscription packages could jump to $3 billion
UPDATE: Fox and DirecTV said late Monday that they had agreed to a broad carriage deal involving distribution of all of Fox's U.S. cable networks and Fox-owned TV stations. The companies issued a
The Federal Communications Commission has adjusted earlier policy to allow for distribution of independent cable TV channels to continue over cable systems even when network operators and content
In the cable TV industry, lawsuits have a way of lingering for years--witness the TiVo-Dish Network patent spat --but could the recent round of lawsuits over iPad TV viewing apps be resolved fairly
While the FCC is dutifully collecting reply comments on its retransmission consent rule review, it's unlikely either of the calcified sides in the argument--broadcasters who see nothing wrong with
American Cable Association (ACA) members--generally small independent cable operators--"pay disproportionately higher prices for video content" because TV stations and national cable networks
When Fox Networks played retransmission hardball with its network affiliate in Evansville, Ind., it did more than portend future retrans wars with the local cable operator, Insight Communications.