News tagged with cablevision systems

Verizon grabs for Internet speed crown in new plan

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc. is zooming past cable-company competitors by tripling the top download speed of its FiOS Internet service to 150 megabits per second, or 50 times faster than a typical DSL line.

dateNov 22, 2010 in Telecom
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Cable company Cox launches cell service

(AP) -- Cox Communications, the country's third-largest cable company, is launching its long-planned cellular network in three scattered areas on Friday, taking on cell phone companies on its home turf.

dateNov 19, 2010 in Telecom
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Broadcasters keep upper hand in TV disputes

(AP) -- A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that broadcasters have the upper hand over TV signal providers when it comes to negotiating fees, at least until Congress decides to ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Telecom
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Fox rejects Cablevision's new offer to end impasse

(AP) -- Fox on Wednesday rejected a last-ditch offer from Cablevision Systems Corp. to pay it more for its TV stations' signals, a move that could leave some 3 million Cablevision subscribers in the New York area with few ...

dateOct 27, 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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Comcast drives growth with pricier bundles

(AP) -- Comcast Corp., the country's biggest cable TV company, continues to generate more money by attracting customers to pricier bundles of TV, Internet and phone service - even as a sluggish economy hampers efforts to ...

dateOct 27, 2010 in Business
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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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