What will happen if regulators shoot down the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable? BTIG Research analyst Richard Greenfield postulated quite a few interesting possibilities in a blog post published last week.
Continuing to complete an infinitely complex web of multiscreen rights deals that probably should have happened several years ago, Verizon, Time Warner Cable and HBO all announced key TV Everywhere agreements Tuesday.
As reactions continue to mount following the FCC's landmark vote Thursday to codify regulation of Internet service providers as utilities, the anti-merger group Don't Comcast the Internet says the ruling is a step in the right direction. Still, it won't completely protect the public if the Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger is approved.
As widely expected, the FCC voted 3-2 across party lines Thursday to codify strident regulation on Internet service providers, regulating them as a public utility for the first time.
A group representing African-American media business owners has sued Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Al Sharpton, among others, for drumming up fake support for black-owned media while continuing longstanding discriminatory practices.
The Reference Design Kit (RDK) now has support for Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB), a popular pay-TV technology standard in Europe.
With its L.A. Dodgers-focused regional sports network, SportsNet LA, on the cusp of its first birthday, and the team's first spring-training game set for March 4, Time Warner Cable appears to be no closer to making a crucial carriage deal with DirecTV that would greatly expand the RSN's limited reach.
Level 3 Communications' acquisition of tw telecom continues to have a rippling effect as it has enabled the service provider to surpass Verizon for the No. 2 spot in Vertical Systems Group's 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard.
One day after noted cable industry analyst Craig Moffett downgraded the stocks of Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to neutral on fears of cord-cutting and price-regulation tied to Title II Internet reform, analyst Jonathan Chaplin stepped forward with a dissenting viewpoint.
Could Comcast own the online video experience? If the merger between the cable giant and Time Warner Cable goes through, a majority of American consumers could find themselves locked into OTT options controlled by the new mega-Comcast, a recent op-ed in technology publication Backchannel suggests, squeezing out OTT competitors.