TiVo is beginning to offer new content recommendations called "What to Watch Now" to users with its iPad app, and it plans to add the system to its Premiere DVR by the end of the year.
Commenting that he's "not a big believer in the quad play," Gregg Siebert, CFO of Cablevision, said the cable company abandoned the notion of marketing a smartphone that would leverage cellular networks as well Cablevision's network of 80,000 hotspots.
Cablevision has dropped the idea of using its extensive Wi-Fi network to develop a mobile phone product that would rely on Wi-Fi and cellular networks, CFO Gregg Seibert said Wednesday.
Cablevision is close to wrapping up negotiations that will allow it to deploy Wi-Fi service on commuter trains in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut
Four years after pitching the idea of installing Wi-Fi service on trains used by commuters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Cablevision executives said Thursday that the MSO is closer to making it a reality.
Cablevision posted a net loss of $16.6 million for the first quarter as its profits were drained by subscriber losses, decreased revenue and increased spending on customer premise equipment.
Charter Communications would consider buying more cable systems following the $1.63 billion deal it struck with Cablevision in February to acquire that company's Optimum West division, CEO Tom Rutledge said Tuesday.
Aside from exclusive programming like DirecTV's Audience Network or Time Warner Cable's New York 1, there's little difference in the packages of linear networks pay TV providers sell today. But when it comes to authenticating which subscribers get access to TV Everywhere online video portals and apps offered by networks in their bundles, anything goes.
Cablevision said late Monday that it agreed to sell its chain of 41 movie theaters in the New York City area to Bow Tie Cinemas.
Comcast CEO Brian Roberts, Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt and Liberty Global CEO Michael Fries are among the top industry executives who will speak at The Cable Show convention in June, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.