The best corporate marriage in the media business right now would be a merger of CBS Corp. and Time Warner Inc. So says former CBS Corp. and SiriusXM Radio boss Mel Karmazin, who, although retired from the big-media world he helped rule not too long ago, remains vital and very much engaged in the media business.
With pay-TV operators viewing the new over-the-top service HBO Now as a disruptive, cannibalistic product, HBO parent company Time Warner Inc. has launched a charm campaign focused on cable, satellite and IPTV companies.
Turner Networks announced that has signed a long-term carriage agreement with Dish Network, and that its Time Warner Inc. pay-TV sibling, HBO, has done the same.
Subscriber fees from HBO and Turner Networks channels helped Time Warner Inc. beat analysts' profit forecast for the 24 th consecutive quarter, even with a soft advertising market.
Time Warner Inc. has been unable to get pay-TV operators to help it market its new a la carte HBO service, so it is looking for new partners in the online media realm.
Time Warner Cable Business Services (TWCBS) is giving current and new business customers that reside at One World Trade Center in Lower Manhattan the ability to access 10 Gbps Internet speeds.
Leveraging its installed base of 35 million U.S. PlayStation 3 and 4 consoles, Sony unveiled long-anticipated plans for its new, cloud-based pay-TV service Thursday.
Shrugging off a sluggish ad economy with growing subscription fees for their cable networks, both Time Warner Inc. and 21 st Century Fox posted better-than-expected third-quarter earnings results Tuesday.
CBS has announced a new SVOD service which will deliver thousands of current and archival series episodes to the IP devices of consumers for $5.99 a month.
Time Warner investors were the first to hear the news from HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler: The premium subscription service, which currently offers an authentication-only streaming service, HBO Go, to cable subscribers, will launch a standalone over-the-top service in the United States next year.