News tagged with cable tv operators

Yahoo, pay-TV operators among Hulu bidders

Online video site Hulu is again up for sale, with Yahoo and pay TV operators DirecTV and Time Warner Cable among the seven bidders, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

May 25, 2013
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Dish Network offering to buy Sprint in $25.5B deal

Dish Network Corp. is trying to snag U.S. wireless carrier Sprint Nextel away from Japan's Softbank Corp., the latest sign that satellite dishes are losing their relevance in the age of cellphones that play ...

Apr 16, 2013
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Al-Jazeera pays $500M for Current TV (Update)

(AP)—Al-Jazeera has a growing reputation for serious news gathering and its reporters have won some of the biggest awards in journalism. What the Pan-Arab news network doesn't have is a significant presence ...

Jan 03, 2013
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Google Fiber strikes deal to carry NFL Network

The National Football League has struck a deal with Google Fiber for carriage of its two cable channels on the search engine's new broadband distribution service it is offering in Kansas City, Mo., and Kansas City, Kan.

Sep 07, 2012
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Ergen lays out Dish Network's 10-year plan

(AP) -- Charlie Ergen, the billionaire who controls Dish Network Corp., has a 10-year plan to transform the satellite TV provider into a one-stop shop for Internet access, video and voice services at home and on the go.

May 02, 2012
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FCC move to close program access loophole upheld

(AP) -- A federal court is upholding a recent decision by government regulators to close a loophole that had allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming from satellite TV providers ...

Jun 10, 2011
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Liberty Global to sell stake to Japan's KDDI

(AP) -- Japan's second-largest telecommunications company, KDDI Corp., said Monday it is acquiring Liberty Global Inc.'s stake in Japan's largest cable TV operator for $4 billion in cash.

Jan 25, 2010
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FCC closes loophole in cable program access rules

(AP) -- Federal regulators have closed a wrinkle that has allowed cable TV operators to withhold sporting events and other popular programming that they own from satellite companies and other rivals.

Jan 20, 2010
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