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  • Netflix on Time Warner Cable Is a Possibility, Says Operator's Incoming CEO

    Rob Marcus, incoming CEO of Time Warner Cable, said the cable company is "open" to offering Netflix on its set-top boxes -- but in the same breath, he touted the MSO's ability to offer a more robust video offering on multiple devices. The remarks by...
  • Discovery Mulling Bid for Owner of Food Network, HGTV (Exclusive)

    Discovery Communications is mulling a bid for Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle-oriented cablers. A source with knowledge of the situation said the prospect of Discovery making a run at...
  • Bye-Bye, Vampire Set-Tops: Pay-TV Boxes Will Suck Less Power in Deal to Save $1 Bil in Annual Energy Costs

    So-called "vampire" TV set-top boxes that devour more power than some refrigerators are on their way out -- at least, most of them are. Big cable and satellite TV providers and their manufacturing partners have agreed to curtail energy-hungry boxes for...
  • ABC to Limit New Episodes Online to Paying Subs for One Week

    ABC starting Jan. 6 will restrict next-day access to new episodes of TV shows to subscribers of participating pay-TV affiliates and Hulu Plus. Whereas ABC shows were available to anyone previously for free, under the new system only paying subs will have...
  • Lightning strikes result in changes to Gloucester Main Street public WiFi

    That old adage that lightning doesn't strike twice? Hogwash. Rubbish even. After the county's microwave system antennas atop water towers in the Court House area were hit for the third time by lightning -- most recently in October --  it spelled the end...
  • Cable's Secret Downgrade Fees: Big Operators Charge Subscribers to Switch to Cheaper TV Packages

    Cable TV customers looking to reduce their monthly bills by switching to a less-expensive programming package may be in for a rude surprise: Some operators will charge a one-time fee of up to $6 for the privilege. Among the biggest providers, Comcast and...
  • Some U.S. operators opening The Filipino Channel signal for limited time in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

     
    In the wake of the deadly and devastating Typhoon Haiyan (known in the Philippines as Typhoon Yolanda), 12 U.S. operators are opening the signal for The Filipino Channel (TFC) to their digital customers during relief efforts from one of the world's...
  • Hulu's Pay-TV Play: Networks Realize They Should Try to Work with Their Biggest Customers

    Hulu has been something of an irritant to cable and satellite TV operators, which have viewed the Internet streaming joint venture as a potential rival -- offering a bouquet of current-season TV shows that could prompt people to drop pay TV for the...
  • Netflix Needs Cable, But the Feeling Isn't Always Mutual

    Netflix is banking on getting on cable set-top boxes to hit aggressive growth targets in the next few years -- but not every U.S. operator is eager to play ball with a company they view as a rival. On Thursday, Danish broadband provider Waoo announced...
  • ConnecTV Reboots Social TV App, Stealing Page from Twitter's Vine

    Ian Aaron, CEO of social TV app startup ConnecTV, has watched numerous "second screen" players fail to gain traction over the last three years -- including, he concedes, ConnecTV itself. Now, broadcaster-backed ConnecTV is releasing an overhauled version...
  • Internet Providers Appeal Order to Reveal Names of Porn Movie Pirates

    Cox Communications, AT&T, Bright House Networks, Verizon and Comcast contend that a company's effort to find the names of IP addresses that downloaded pirated copies of a porn movie is really a case of copyright trolling in order to extract settlements...
  • Pac-12 Sports Networks Launch on AT&T U-verse

    AT&T and Pac-12 Conference reached a deal Saturday under which the telco will carry three Pac-12 television networks and will become the exclusive wireless provider for the conference's athletic venues. Pac-12 will expand its networks' reach with AT&T --...