Dish Network said Friday that it struck a deal with Waynesboro, Va.-based nTelos to develop a fixed wireless broadband service targeting subscribers in Virginia, West Virginia and parts of of Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Kentucky.
While it's unusual for cable operators to market over-the-top video programming from providers such as Netflix, that's exactly what Cablevision did on Friday.
Discovery Communications and Revision3 today announced the launch of a joint venture, TestTube, a digital video network geared toward scientific audiences.
Comcast may attempt to use group discounts similar to those marketed by Groupon and LivingSocial to sell movies on its Xfinity On Demand platform the same day they are released in theaters, according to a U.S. Patent application obtained by FierceCable .
Google Fiber said late Wednesday that it won an agreement to launch its pay TV and high-speed Internet service in Raytown, Mo., where it'll compete against Comcast and AT&T's U-verse TV and Internet products.
Cable overbuilder WideOpenWest said it lost 14,100 video, 10,200 phone and 1,900 high-speed Internet subscribers in the first quarter.
In a move that could help drive increased usage for its social TV application, Shazam said it added an "auto tagging" feature to its app for Apple's iPad that will track the TV shows users are watching and log the music they listen to.
In response to the deadly tornadoes in Oklahoma, Cox Communications said Wednesday that it has reached agreements with programming suppliers which will allow it to stream dozens of networks to subscribers using mobile devices.
Video encoding vendor Elemental Technologies struck a deal with Oregon telco Canby Telecom which will allow it to offer subscribers the ability to stream local TV channels to high-speed Internet subscribers with Roku set-tops.
Comcast plans to kick off a promotion on Friday in which it will offer free Wi-Fi service in New Jersey, California, Philadelphia and the greater Boston area, spokeswoman Jamila Patton told FierceCable .