| Jun 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Fox is acquiring two San Francisco TV stations in a station-swap agreement with Cox Media Group.
Deal calls for Cox to take over Fox O&Os in Boston and Memphis in exchange for Cox's KTVU-TV and KICU-TV San Francisco. KTVU is a longtime Fox affil, while...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:46 AM
The Cox Communications Executive Discussion Series continues 7:30-9:30 a.m. Tuesday with "Damage control: Don't be caught with your guard down" at the Crowne Plaza Hampton Marina.
Business continuity is more than simply having a plan for when a disaster...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The cable television thief had it so much easier in the 1990s. A simple set-top box, available for less than $100 in back-of-the-magazine advertisements, was often all it took to receive monthly programming for free.
Cable theft was everywhere, even...
| May 27, 2014
| 3:29 PM
Lawyers formerly associated with the strange legal phenomenon known as Prenda Law Group, who have inspired disdain among judges all about the country, added to their brigade of critics Tuesday.
Remember Prenda Law? They were a gang of attorneys who...
| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:24 AM
Mike Morrison remembers geeking out on his Apple IIe, marveling at its capabilities. He thinks back to when email meant a once-a-day alert that a group of messages was ready to read. How times have changed. The former elementary school teacher and...
| May 2, 2014
| 5:00 AM
A rush among the nation's largest pay-TV and Internet providers to get even bigger could have profound effects on consumers and competition.
Telecommunications giant AT&T has approached DirecTV about buying the satellite broadcaster in a bid to become...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 9:13 AM
What could have been a cat-astrophe turned out to be a miracle when two newborn kittens somehow survived a 100-mile journey packed in a shipping box with fiberglass equipment, ABC 10 News is reporting.
Thinking it was safe, the mother likely placed...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Hate your cable set-top? Time Warner Cable will soon be suggesting customers to go out and buy a cool new $99 device that provides access to live TV and Internet-streaming services -- with a sleek new menu that outshines TW Cable's own guide.
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:03 PM
Q: "My latest Comcast bill includes a new fee, the Broadcast TV Fee, for $1.50. The explanation is the 'fee recovers a portion of the cost of retransmitting television broadcast signals.' Isn't that basically what cable TV does? Why a separate fee? A...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 5:42 PM
Wall Street is betting that the cable industry will successfully navigate an increasingly competitive landscape.
On Tuesday, top financial analysts gave a mostly upbeat assessment of the industry.
To be sure, Wall Street banks have done well this...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler took the stage at the Cable Show 2014 to keep up his PR campaign defending the commission's revised net neutrality regulations - and put cable operators on notice that he'll act swiftly to stop any Internet service providers...
| May 1, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Cox Communications has launched Showtime Networks' Internet-video service, which lets subscribers of the premium cabler watch live and on-demand access to programming on a range of devices.
Showtime's deal with the third-biggest U.S. cable operator...