News tagged with cablevision systems corp

Cablevision sues Viacom over channel bundling

Cable TV company Cablevision says that it is suing Viacom, arguing that the operator of pay-TV networks like Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central is "illegally forcing" it to carry 14 channels that aren't watched very much.

dateFeb 26, 2013 in Telecom
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Comcast 3Q earnings up 5 percent

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the nation's biggest cable television company, said Wednesday that its profit rose 5 percent in the third quarter as revenue climbed 51 percent.

dateNov 02, 2011 in Business
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FCC exploring role in TV programming disputes

(AP) -- Federal regulators will explore whether they can do more to protect consumers from losing their television signals because of disputes over the fees that subscription-video providers pay broadcasters for their programming.

dateDec 08, 2010 in Telecom
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Cablevision makes new offer to Fox to end blackout

(AP) -- With baseball's World Series hours away from starting, Cablevision Systems Corp. said Wednesday that it has made a new offer to Fox to pay for signals from Fox 5 in New York and Fox 29 in Philadelphia for one year.

dateOct 27, 2010 in Telecom
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Online TV spats mean fewer free shows on Web

(AP) -- Broadcasters took a big step toward eliminating free TV shows on the Web after they blocked access to their programming online this month to enforce their demands to be paid.

dateOct 24, 2010 in Telecom
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FCC demands information from Cablevision, Fox

(AP) -- With a contract dispute still keeping Fox programming off Cablevision systems, federal regulators are demanding information from both companies about the details of their negotiations.

dateOct 22, 2010 in Telecom
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ABC returns to Cablevision, but talks go on

(AP) -- Cablevision and ABC were negotiating a deal Monday that tentatively ended a dispute over fees and restored millions of viewers' access to the Academy Awards telecast in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Telecom
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DirecTV, TBS, TNT to put shows online

(AP) -- DirecTV Group Inc. is in talks with the TBS and TNT cable networks to offer their shows online, according to two people familiar with the discussions.

dateAug 27, 2009 in Business
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