To add a few more details to yesterday’s story, Comcast’s 30 percent stake was part of the $1.365 billion deal between Providence Equity Partners Inc. and Cablevision, which will lead to Bresnan being an unrestricted subsidiary of Cablevision once the deal passes regulatory muster near the end of this year or early next year.
Time Warner Cable is continuing to hold its ground in its standoff with the U.S. Copyright Group.
Tired of surfing back and forth across the wide universe of channels on your digital tiers? Time Warner Cable is making it easier for its subscribers to find the content and shows they want by grouping channels together into similar genres, such as sports.
Rogers Communications is putting its On Demand Online platform to good use this week with three options for World Cup soccer coverage.
Canoe Ventures has licensed This Technology’s placement opportunity information service (POIS) software, called SpotBuilder.
Based on preliminary findings by IMS Research, Pace needs to hand out those foam “We’re No. 1!” fingers you see at sporting events.
E tu Cableland? Denver’s diminishing status as the cable capital of the world will take another hit if Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper’s plan to sell Bill Daniels’ former home, which is known as Cableland, comes to fruition.
Cox yesterday officially unveiled the new user interface (UI) and program guide it’s been working on with NDS for more than a year. By virtue of being based on tru2way, that UI won’t – can’t – be available on Cox’s oldest legacy boxes.
The idea behind CableCards wasn’t a bad one, really. No one argues against giving consumers more choices that can lead to better service.
Comcast is reaping the benefits of its all-digital conversion, which is known internally as Project Cavalry.
The folks at Cox Communications provided me with an update on last week’s DOCSIS 3.0 deployments in southern Arizona after deadline yesterday. In addition to Sierra Vista, D3 was also rolled out in Tucson, Casa Grande, Coolidge and Florence.
Canadian cable operator Videotron is getting all of the pieces in place to launch its own wireless network sometime this summer.
The eruption of a volcano last week in Iceland, and the ensuing cloud of ash that shutd own airports across Europe, has thrown a wrench into U.S. vendors’ plans to attend industry shows abroad.
TellyTopia has come up with the complete inverse of – and what sounds like a perfect complement to – the TV Everywhere and Sling concepts. At least one major East Coast MSO is planning to deploy it, the company says.
The premise behind the Smart Grid concept is that power consumption can be monitored, managed and controlled. In other words, the energy network should be a two-way network. In other other words, the power network is going to act like a communications network.