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.

Feb 26, 2013
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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.

Nov 02, 2011
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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.

Aug 11, 2011
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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.

Jun 23, 2011
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FCC to study rules on cable-broadcast negotiations

(AP) -- Federal regulators want to do more to avoid TV signal blackouts caused by disputes over programming fees that pit broadcast television stations against cable companies and other pay TV operators.

Mar 02, 2011
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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 ...

Feb 16, 2011
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Time Warner Cable customers may lose TV networks

(AP) -- Time Warner Cable Inc. customers from Portland, Maine, to Pensacola, Fla., could lose access to one of their network TV stations because of a contract dispute with Sinclair Broadcast Group.

Dec 28, 2010
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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.

Dec 08, 2010
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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.

Nov 22, 2010
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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.

Nov 19, 2010
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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 ...

Nov 01, 2010
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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 fe ...

Oct 27, 2010
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