DirecTV is following the lead of competitor Dish Network and is in discussions with Walt Disney Co. to deliver Disney content such as ESPN, the Disney Channel and ABC to customers via an over-the-top Internet-based product.
Time Warner Cable confirmed that Bill Goetz, a longtime Comcast executive who joined TWC in 2002, is resigning from his post as EVP and COO of residential services.
Comcast's acquisition of advertising technology vendor Freewheel could result in a payday for DirecTV, which bought an equity stake in Freewheel in January 2013.
Synacor stock dropped about 10 percent Thursday morning, hours after the TV Everywhere technology vendor posted a drop in fourth-quarter revenue and net income and announced that CEO Ron Frankel would resign.
Cable overbuilder WideOpenWest is using NetCracker's operational support system (OSS) to "streamline network operations, enhance service fulfillment processes" and help it pursue the commercial services market.
Time Warner's CNN has agreed to sell its news reader app Zite to Flipboard, the creator of a popular news reader app for tablets and smartphones.
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Time Warner Cable is beginning to market a new package of 100 high-definition channels to hospitals within its footprint.
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam said he has had discussions with the CEOs of major content providers about launching an over-the-top pay-TV service which would rely on either a "bring your own broadband" model or Verizon's LTE network.
CenturyLink has recruited former Time Warner Cable executive Vernon Irvin, naming him VP of sales for its Business Solutions Group.