The latest Charter Communications TV spot, which showcases "Satellite TV" as an aging spaceship captained by a goofy former Saturday Night Live comedian Kevin Nealon, humorously illustrates the cable industry's response to satellite TV.
President Obama signed off on a bill Thursday that will assure that 1 million satellite TV subscribers in rural areas will continue to have access to the major broadcast networks after Dec. 31.
Statistics compiled by Leichtman Research Group indicate that pay TV service providers may have turned the corner when it comes to losing video subscribers.
Doomsayers and apparent trends aside, a report by Digital TV Research said that nearly 5 million more pay-TV subscribers will sign up for service in North America by 2020. However, the research firm predicts pay-TV penetration will drop from 87 percent to 83.8 percent.
EchoStar and Vivendi subsidiary GVT are combining resources in a proposed pay TV joint venture in Brazil that would leverage GVT's IP network and EchoStar's satellite and video technology expertise.
A new survey found 52 percent of U.S. households with pay TV now have a DVR, roughly twice the number of those who had it just five years ago.
The cable TV market is losing and the IPTV and satellite industries are gaining as "ongoing challenging economic conditions" take their toll on the pay TV space, Infonetics Research's Jeff Heynen has concluded.
More than 25 percent of TV households globally will have triple-play services that include broadband, telephony and TV in 2016 thanks to more attractive deals on these types of packages, says a new
Not every company wants to be on every top ten list. It's pretty likely that TiVo (Nasdaq: TIVO) (number 4), AT&T (NYSE: T) (number 6) and Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) (number 10) would have been
Some Wall Street analysts are convinced that services such as Google TV and Apple TV will usurp cable and satellite services. Indeed, stock prices of media and cable firms slipped last week after