News tagged with cable tv provider

Cablevision service lets customers see PCs on TV

(AP) -- Watching online video and other content on a television screen typically means buying a special device such as an Apple TV, or plugging lots of wires into the right holes on the PCs and TVs. Cable TV provider Cablevision ...

Feb 24, 2010
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Fox, Time Warner Cable announce broadcast deal

(AP) -- The Fox television network and Time Warner Cable reached a programming deal in principle on Friday, after leaving millions of people in the lurch about whether they'd be able to see an anticipated ...

Jan 02, 2010
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Fox grants 'brief extension' in cable dispute

(AP) -- Fox and Time Warner Cable extended their contract for a few hours, avoiding a threatened blackout of several stations from the cable provider while the two sides tried early Friday to resolve a disagreement ...

Jan 01, 2010
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Comcast-NBC deal shows future is in content

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. is buying control of NBC Universal from GE largely because Comcast wants to own more movies and TV shows. The point is to give it a position of strength if fewer people sign up for its ...

Dec 04, 2009
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Comcast aims to reshape entertainment with NBC

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. announced Thursday it plans to buy a majority stake in NBC Universal for $13.75 billion, giving the nation's largest cable TV operator control of the Peacock network, an array of cable ...

Dec 03, 2009
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Comcast, NBC deal will face tough antitrust review

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. will likely have to accept substantial conditions if the cable TV provider wants to win regulatory approval for control of NBC Universal's broadcast network, cable channels and movie ...

Dec 02, 2009
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Net neutrality rules face mounting GOP opposition

(AP) -- Republican opposition is mounting as federal regulators prepare to vote this month on so-called "network neutrality" rules, which would prohibit broadband providers from favoring or discriminating against certain ...

Oct 05, 2009
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Comcast exploring stake in NBC

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. is in negotiations to buy 20 percent to 50 percent of NBC Universal, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

Oct 01, 2009
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More ads coming to TV -- even to one-time havens

(AP) -- Coming soon to your TV: More advertising, in places you might not expect. The ads are showing up where people used to enjoy a break from advertising, such as video on demand and on-screen channel guides. Even TiVo, ...

Aug 02, 2009
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Fleeing customers haunt phone co. in New England

(AP) -- Phone companies fear that customers will increasingly switch off their landlines in favor of wireless phones or phone service from cable TV providers. So the last thing FairPoint Communications Inc. needed was to ...

Mar 12, 2009
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