Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen was granted a request for $1.4 billion in cash plus interest as repayment for LightSquared's debt he bought using hundreds of millions of dollars from his daughter's trust fund. In bankruptcy court last year, LightSquared alleged that Ergen had purchased the debt illegally on Dish's behalf and not for himself.
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Bright House and GCI have become members of the SCTE corporate alliance partner (CAP) program.
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Comcast is tripling the size of its social care team in order to focus on assisting its customer base via social media platforms. The idea is to have a Comcast team available to customers wherever those customers are on social media.
Antietam Cable will begin charging its broadband customers overage fees when they exceed their monthly data allocations, in what is now a common practice.
Out of the 20 industries covered in the fifth annual Temkin Experience Ratings, TV service, and ISP’s received the lowest ratings with Comcast scoring the lowest in the industry.
Cablelabs' Phil McKinney and Liberty Global's Balan Nair will be this year’s featured presenters at the SCTE-Tuck Executive Leadership Program.
DirecTV has developed a TV service for the hospitality industry that aims to induce hotel guests to use the TVs in their rooms rather than access their OTT services via wi-fi, thereby relieving hotel operators’ overburdened wi-fi systems.
SeaChange International has hired Rafael Castillo as vice president of Latin America sales. Prior to joining SeaChange, Castillo was senior vice president Latin America and the Caribbean for Grass Valley.
The two communications megamergers – Comcast with Time Warner Cable and AT&T with DirecTV are back on hold, as the FCC waits for the courts to make a decision on a procedural matter.
Charter Communications is in talks to acquire Bright House Networks. If the two pull the trigger, the deal could be worth over $10 billion, and increase Charter's video subscriber base by half again.
After playing an important role in the acquisition of SeaWell Networks by Arris last year, Jeff Huppertz has been brought on by TV and IPTV software and solutions supplier Espial as the new vice president of marketing and business development.
DirecTV was offering a 12-month discount, without adequate notice that the discount comes only with a 24-month contract. Other terms of the deal were not disclosed in a conspicuous way, the FTC said, charging the company with hiding the details of the offer in fine print.
FiOS subscribers will still be able to get weather news on TV. Verizon on Tuesday launched the new AccuWeather Network on one channel and its mobile app and has a WeatherBug "widget" on another channel.
Videotron said the acquisition of the data center will give its Business Solutions an advantage when it comes to offering bundled services to Quebec businesses, which like businesses elsewhere are increasingly interested in digitizing and decentralizing their data servers.
Comcast CCO D’Arcy F. Rudnay has been promoted from senior vice president to executive vice president. D’Arcy is the first woman promoted to EVP at Comcast. The company also promoted general counsel Arthur Block to EVP.
The Texas-based communications company is attempting to entice businesses in Addison, a suburb of Dallas, with fiber-based communications services that happen to be symmetrical.
Time Warner Cable reduced its carbon intensity by 38 percent over the last two years, increasing the company’s overall energy efficiency by mitigating its energy consumption.
Comcast remains confident its takeover of Time Warner Cable will be approved, but if the deal fails to get approval, Charter is ready to step back in. Either way, Liberty Global and Liberty Media expect more consolidation deals.
Robust GPON equipment sales played a key role in driving the worldwide broadband equipment market to a record year in 2014. Spending on broadband aggregation equipment rose 9 percent in 2014, to $8.2 billion, according to a recent report by Infonetics Research.
Charter Communications announced this morning that it had renamed its Charter Business division “Spectrum Business.” The new name for commercial services is now aligned with the residential Charter Spectrum services that were first announced two years ago.
Hewlett-Packard is making a move into the mobile wireless market with today’s news that it has reached a deal to buy wireless networking vendor Aruba Networks for about $2.7 billion. HP said the deal would combine Aruba’s wireless mobility offerings—which include Wi-Fi systems that have been installed in airports, shopping malls, hotels and universities—with its switching portfolio.
Time Warner Cable’s NaviSite has opened the doors on a new enterprise class data center in Santa Clara, Calif. The state-of-the-art data center—the building is owned by data center provider Digital Realty—joined NaviSite’s nine existing data centers across the United States and the United Kingdom.
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