TWC is hemorrhaging subscribers across the board.
“They’re independent businesses, they can choose to do what they wish to,” said Aereo’s Chet Kanojia at the Ad Age Digital conference today.
Years ago you could just connect a coaxial cable to your television for access to a ton of cable channels, which eventually was disabled after cable providers decided to start encrypting the bulk of those channels. And now, they’re all going to get encrypted.
All week long, Comcast customers with an Xfinity TV account were granted access to full seasons of a slew of hit television shows — thus enabling viewers to embark on what’s known as binge watching (aka watching an entire season in a single sitting).
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Intel hit CES with a number of big announcements, including a new partnership with Comcast that wasn’t everything people expected.
IAC-backed television service Aereo recently announced that it’s reached a deal to bring the Bloomberg TV cable network to its lineup of available channels.
Google is making some pretty big additions to its Google Fiber TV channel lineup, the company announced over the last week.
The cable industry has been a tough nut to crack for Apple, which appears to be scaling back its TV ambitions.
Google is reportedly ready to sell of Motorola Mobility’s Home & Cable division for an estimated price of $2 billion.
Much like The Batman’s effect on Gotham City’s criminals, Google’s newly announced Fiber TV service will strike fear into the hearts of big cable company executives across the country.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vk9cZgts_30&w=560&h=315] Roku’s product chief, Tom Markworth, sat down with VentureBeat at South By Southwest to show off the company’s latest, as-yet-unreleased bit of hardware: the streaming stick.
Satellite provider Dish Network might unveil a broadband satellite service and a new home DVR solution called the “Hopper” at CES Monday, according to leaked reports.
HBO is taking a giant step back from Netflix entirely; the cable network has stopped providing DVDs for Netflix’s rental service.
Soon the term “Google TV” may seem even more apropos.
The television is getting more interactive, at least for Comcast subscribers.
After being announced nearly two years ago, the union of cable TV provider Comcast with NBC Universal has finally been approved. The Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department handed down the decision, and the deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the month.
Perhaps tired of seeing its customers dump traditional cable service in favor of online video (a process known as cord cutting), telecom giant Comcast is testing a new service that will combine web video content with traditional TV.
“Potential” is the key word when discussing Google TV. It has the potential to completely reshape the way we watch TV, the potential to change the way content providers do business, and the potential to give Google the sort of dominance in the TV market that it’s already seeing in search and mobile.
Cox Communications, the third-largest cable provider in the US, announced today that it’s launching a mobile phone service that it will bundle with its cable and internet service, Bloomberg reports.
Sports fans weren’t the only casualties of News Corp. and Cablevision’s prolonged contract dispute this weekend, as Cablevision customers also briefly lost access to Hulu’s Fox content on Saturday, All Things Digital reports.
IBM announced its new cloud services platform today, which aims to make it easier for communications service providers (CSPs, which include communication companies like telcos, ISPs, and satellite companies) to take advantage of cloud computing.
If you thought your TV would be safe from Google’s search empire, think again. Google is currently testing a service on Dish Network that will allow users to search through TV listings and web video (including Youtube) on their televisions.