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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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Viacom, Time Warner Cable settle dispute over app

(AP) -- Viacom Inc., the parent of pay TV networks MTV and Comedy Central, has settled a dispute with Time Warner Cable Inc. over whether its subscribers can watch shows like "Jersey Shore" on mobile devices while at home.

dateMay 17, 2012 in Business
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Viacom 1Q earnings shredded by 'Rock Band'

(AP) -- Viacom Inc., the owner of Paramount Pictures, MTV and Comedy Central, on Thursday posted a 65 percent drop in net income for the latest quarter, as it took a charge related to the "Rock Band" series ...

dateFeb 02, 2012 in Business
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Viacom to NY court: Scrap YouTube copyright ruling

A lawyer for Viacom Inc. warned an appeals court panel Tuesday that there will be greater exploitation of copyright material on the Internet if the court lets YouTube get away with a business built on "rampant copyright infringement."

dateOct 18, 2011 in Internet
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Hulu no longer for sale, owners say

After months of being courted by technology giants and TV signal providers, online video service Hulu is no longer for sale, its media company owners said Thursday.

dateOct 14, 2011 in Business
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