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Moffett: Pay-TV programming costs could squash broadband investment

July 23, 2015 12:35 pm | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

The other outcome Moffett predicted is that broadband costs to the consumer will have to rise to fill in the gap in revenues.      


Comcast adds Internet customers as video losses slow

July 23, 2015 11:43 am | by Tali Arbel, AP Business Writer | Comments

The country's largest cable company added 180,000 Internet customers in the April-June quarter, the smallest gain in at least two years.


Dish rebukes FCC’s plan to withhold $3B in auction credits

July 23, 2015 10:59 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

"Our investments in NorthStar and SNR helped make the AWS-3 auction the most successful spectrum auction in FCC history."


Powers behind 'Power' lobby Hill lawmakers for support

July 23, 2015 10:24 am | by Glynn A. Hill, Associated Press | Comments

"Power" star Omari Hardwick and the creator of the popular Starz series lobbied lawmakers Wednesday for greater support for cable programs that appeal to minority audiences.


Qualcomm to cut 15 percent of workforce

July 23, 2015 10:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Qualcomm says it will cut jobs, update its board and review its business structure as part of an effort to improve its performance.


Briefs: AOL, Cox, Crown Media, AT&T, Popcornflix

July 23, 2015 10:12 am | by CED Staff | Comments

AOL today announced the global expansion of the company’s suite of premium ad solutions into video with the introduction of five new linear premium video ad formats.


Technicolor buys Cisco’s set-top box business for $600 million

July 23, 2015 9:54 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

In addition to the sale, Cisco and Technicolor are creating a strategic partnership to develop video and broadband products and services.


Yahoo suffers 2Q loss as revenue growth eludes company

July 22, 2015 11:37 am | by Michael Liedtke, AP Technology Writer | Comments

Investors focus on Yahoo's net revenue because it reflects how much money the company keeps after paying its ad commissions, also known as "traffic acquisition costs."


Study: 59 percent of people watch mobile TV

July 22, 2015 11:34 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Younger age groups represent the largest segments of mobile TV adopters.                                                             


Apple shares tank on earnings report

July 22, 2015 10:45 am | by Andrew Berg, Executive Editor | Comments

Apple fell tanked over 7 percent in after-hours trading following release of the company's fiscal third-quarter earnings report.


Briefs: ARRIS, Comcast, MaxLinear, CenturyLink

July 22, 2015 10:34 am | by CED Staff | Comments

ARRIS Group Inc introduced ARRIS Hosted Service Provider (SP) Wi-Fi, a hosted version of its managed Service Provider Wi-Fi solution for expanding Wi-Fi service offerings.

FCC outlines conditions for AT&T-DirecTV deal

July 22, 2015 9:55 am | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Wheeler says that if the conditions are met, AT&T will build fiber out to another 12.5 million customer locations.                 


Report: FCC close to approving AT&T-DirecTV merger

July 21, 2015 5:16 pm | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Once the Commission votes, if it approves the deal, AT&T and DirecTV can move forward, having already gained the blessing of the U.S. Justice Department.


Diddy’s Revolt TV coming to AT&T U-verse customers

July 21, 2015 4:39 pm | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Revolt launched in 2013 as a cable channel on Comcast and Time Warner Cable.                                                    


Midcontinent picks Cisco's cBR-8 on road to gigabit service

July 21, 2015 12:21 pm | by Ben Munson, Editor, @wwbenmunson | Comments

Midcontinent currently offers 200 Mbps broadband, TV, phone and home automation to 300,000 customers.                               



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