News tagged with cablevision systems

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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Viacom, Cablevision settle suit over iPad TV app

(AP) -- Cablevision Systems Corp. and Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV and other cable TV channels, have settled a lawsuit over software that lets subscribers view Viacom channels and individual shows on demand on their iPads.

dateAug 11, 2011 in Business
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Viacom sues Cablevision over iPad video app

(AP) -- Viacom, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and other television channels, is suing cable TV distributor Cablevision over an iPad app that Viacom says streams video of its channels without permission.

dateJun 23, 2011 in Business
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Cable companies strike back at cord-cutting idea

(AP) -- Cable TV and other companies that provide subscription services are striking back at the notion that people are dropping their TV packages en masse to watch video over the Internet. Industry gains in the fourth quarter ...

dateFeb 16, 2011 in Telecom
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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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