Regulators blocked the AT&T/T-Mobile acquisition and have signaled their distaste for a possible Sprint takeover of T-Mobile. Yet, it appears that Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable has a reasonable chance of being approved. Why is that?
Ultraviolet, the digital rights locker backed by studios such as Warner Bros., NBCUniversal and Sony, ended 2015 with more than 15 million active accounts registered, Time Warner Inc. CEO Jeff Bewkes said Wednesday.
HBO and Turner Broadcasting System posted a $153 million increase in combined subscription revenue in the fourth quarter, with parent Time Warner Inc. attributing the gains to higher license fees collected from domestic pay TV distributors.
Disney, Time Warner, Viacom, Fox, NBC Universal and CBS have all seen gains from ad growth and carriage fee negotiations, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Comcast spent $1.26 billion on advertising in the first nine months of 2013, which was a decrease of 8.6 percent compared to the same period in 2012, according to a report Kantar Media released Monday.
When will the U.S. see a virtual pay-TV provider operating online? Maybe in 2014, according to some media-industry executives.
Reports of spectrum interference causing problems for LTE networks are growing more commonplace, with everything from fluorescent lights to electric cash registers being implicated. In the latest twist, Verizon Wireless LTE data service is getting the blame for interfering with some channels delivered over the Time Warner Cable system in Raleigh, N.C.
TV Everywhere may finally be starting to get somewhere. The pay-TV industry has tried for years to get its streaming video act together. The goal, expressed by executives from Time Warner and Comcast in 2009, is to let paying subscribers access the shows they get through their cable, satellite or telco TV subscription on Web-connected devices like iPads and smartphones.
Comcast spent $393.2 million on advertising in the second quarter, down 17.4 percent compared to the same period last year, Kantar Media said Monday.
HBO and Turner Broadcasting System networks such as TNT and TBS helped Time Warner generate a $97 million increase in subscription fees in the second quarter, the company said Wednesday.