Cablevision announced Thursday that it has filed a lawsuit against Verizon in federal court for the Eastern District of New York, alleging that the telecom made false and misleading claims about the MSO's Wi-Fi service in ads.
As Comcast earnestly tries to repair its tattered customer service image, news has come that a subscriber retention rep changed the first name of a Spokane, Wash., customer to "A-hole" in the company's computer system after the subscriber's wife tried to cancel the service.
Faced with cratering ratings and a soft ad market, the major cable programming conglomerates saw their ad revenue dip only 1.3 percent in the fourth quarter. How did they do it? Volume, volume, volume!
Google struck a multimillion-dollar licensing deal to put National Football League game clips, interviews, TV series including pay-TV staple A Football Life, and fantasy-themed shows on a new NFL YouTube channel.
NBC stations in five election "battleground" states have refused to air a two-minute commercial from a conservative political action committee attacking parent conglomerate Comcast for alleged liberal bias.
Comcast plans to punctuate its ongoing TV Everywhere promotion campaign with a blowout Super Bowl Sunday, during which it will stream 11 hours of programming to anyone with a compatible IP device, no pay-TV subscription required.
Facing opposition from many progressive groups based on its merger plans with Time Warner Cable, Comcast is now getting headwind from a conservative PAC, which claims the publicly traded corporation has a secret liberal agenda.
Dish Network's splashy debut of its over-the-top programming service, Sling Television, won the Consumer Electronics Show's equivalent of top Oscars Sunday, winning several major "Best of CES" awards.
Every year, the world's consumer electronics industry descends on Las Vegas to show off their latest and greatest inventions. And for those attending the Consumer Electronics Show, the experience can be a dizzying one at best. Companies used marketing strategies ranging from wacky to weird to help their products rise above the noise.
Even as it issued a report at CES noting the growth in demand for a "mixture of a la carte Internet TV and pay TV services," Irdeto revealed the underbelly of this new growth: easy set-top box piracy.