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Pay TV subscribers in North America to grow by 5M, report says

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.

IPTV at center of GVT-EchoStar venture in Brazil

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.

Pay TV households with DVRs increasing rapidly, finds survey

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.

Infonetics: IPTV, satellite taking away cable customers

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.

U.S. operators expected to rake in $39B more in triple-play revenues by 2016

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

TiVo, AT&T, Dish seen 'running out of American customers'

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

Analyst: Streaming video services will complement, not usurp traditional TV distribution

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

Consumer complaints about satellite services spike in Colorado

The Denver/Boulder Better Business Bureau has received more than 50,000 complaints against DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) and Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) over the last three years, forcing the consumer

NASA issues dire warning on solar activity, says communications grid could suffer

Your golf game, TV reception and mobile communications are about to get a little more dicey, NASA says, forecasting an increase in solar storm activity that could interfere with satellite

Google TV plot thickens

The New York Times reported that Google, Intel and Sony are working on a Google TV platform that apparently will focus on improving set-top box navigation of Internet-based TV and video content, as