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Cablevision bundles a digital antenna with broadband, calls it 'cord-cutter' package

Cablevision has introduced a new broadband offering specifically targeted to "cord cutters and cord nevers," packaging its Optimum broadband service with a Mohu Leaf digital TV antenna.

Analyst: 'Wi-Fi-first' mobile model likely won't be a big hit with U.S. cable companies

Will Comcast, Cablevision, Google and other companies take a "Wi-Fi first" approach to compete with traditional wireless carriers on a large scale across the U.S.? Probably not, according to BTIG analyst Walter Piecyk.

HBO Now is a competitor to pay-TV, WSJ says...but that may not be so bad

Starting this Sunday HBO may reshape the way people think of premium TV. It may also spell trouble for traditional pay-TV operators, despite HBO's efforts to the contrary.

Cablevision to distribute HBO Now to Optimum broadband customers

Cablevision has become the first MVPD to embrace HBO's new a la carte streaming product, offering HBO Now to its Optimum broadband customers as an integrated service.

James Dolan to take over day-to-day operation of MSG as Tad Smith exits

Cablevision CEO James Dolan will have the added responsibility of day-to-day operations for the family-controlled MSG, with the departure of CEO Tad Smith announced Monday.

Verizon's Frontier sale gives it a contiguous Northeast FiOS footprint, says Shammo

Verizon's recent move to sell off its wireline assets in three markets to Frontier Communications will consolidate its fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) FiOS service in the Northeast market, one where it will battle aggressive cable competition from Cablevision and a potentially soon-to-be-combined Comcast and Time Warner Cable for consumer broadband dollars.

Verizon not worried about cable companies' push into wireless via Wi-Fi offerings

Verizon Wireless is not that worried that cable MSOs will start eating into the wireless business with Wi-Fi-first business models, according to a senior Verizon executive. At an investor conference today, Verizon Communications CFO Fran Shammo touched on several hot-button issues for Verizon and the wider industry, including new FCC regulations on net neutrality and data roaming.

Cablevision's Seibert: MSO done with FiOS promo war, promises Freewheel app for iPhone and Android

Cablevision lost 34,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, with its heavy competitive exposure to Verizon FiOS beginning to take a toll on the MSO's pay-TV customer base. But don't look for Cablevision to continue offering discounts and promotions to compete with FiOS, which now operates in more than 50 percent of its New York/New Jersey footprint.

Rumor mill: Cablevision's Dolan exploring NY Daily News purchase

Cablevision and Madison Square Garden Company CEO James Dolan have enlisted a team of bankers to explore the possibility of buying the New York Daily News, rival publication the New York Post reported Tuesday.

Cablevision COO says Freewheel shows customers the value of the Wi-Fi network

Cablevision's decision to launch its Freewheel Wi-Fi calling and data service was prompted by the MSO's desire for its customers to see a "tangible manifestation" of the company's extensive Wi-Fi network, which currently spans more than 1.1 million hotspots.