TV and radio stations owned by the Walt Disney Company and 21 st Century Fox are refusing to run commercials in New York promoting Verizon's new "Custom HD" pay-TV program bundle system, the wireless giant says.
Cablevision has introduced a new broadband offering specifically targeted to "cord cutters and cord nevers," packaging its Optimum broadband service with a Mohu Leaf digital TV antenna.
TiVo is putting the assets it acquired in February from defunct streaming service Aereo to good use, marketing its over-the-air DVR directly to former Aereo subscribers.
ESPN is pushing back on Verizon's new strategy to create smaller, more customized programming bundles for its FiOS pay-TV service.
DirecTV is shelving its highly successful TV advertising campaign starring actor Rob Lowe after the advertising industry's self-regulatory body sided with a Comcast complaint regarding the campaign's claims.
In the area of over-the-top distribution, there are plenty of known unknowns, to borrow some rather infamous political phrasing. We have no idea, for instance, how fast the earliest OTT business models put forth by the pay-TV industry will grow, and whether they'll eventually support the kind of robust margins the business has grown used to.
Getting a five-day jump on the announced launch date for its a la carte streaming product HBO Now, HBO announced Tuesday that the service is now available for use on Apple TV, as well as iOS mobile devices.
With the FCC and Justice Department entering the last third of their review of Comcast's proposed purchase of Time Warner Cable, Comcast is back on offense.
Dish Network agreed to content-provider demands to cap subscribers at 2 million for its new over-the-top service, Sling TV, a report says.
Comcast is getting close to the official debut of its voice-activated remote control, the XR11, and is already making it available to customers for early trials.