New York City officials said they have "serious concern" over the proposed $17.7 billion takeover of Cablevision by Europe's Altice NV.
The Communications Workers of America (CWA) said it will testify against the planned merger of Europe's Altice NV and Cablevision at upcoming hearings by New York's state Public Service Commission (PSC).
A coalition of 60 consumer groups have asked the FCC to adopt rules that require large ISPs to protect personal data collected and shared without their consent.
While it sits on its hands in the U.S. amid regulatory approval of its $17.7 billion bid to acquire Cablevision, Altice NV continues to actively make expansion moves back home in Europe.
Altice NV has encountered unexpected regulatory "turbulence" with New York regulators in its bid to close its $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision, The Wall Street Journal reports.
Cablevision has fired back against the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming the MSO had a right to fire a part-time worker the labor groups are currently defending.
Lightpath has struck a chord with the education vertical segment, connecting over 65 New Jersey schools to its fiber network thanks to its involvement in a purchasing cooperative created via the New Jersey Department of Education's Digital Readiness for Learning and Assessment Project (DRLAP).
Cablevision has settled a class-action suit filed against it for tying various services to set-top rental fees. According to documents related to the settlement, which were obtained by Broadcasting & Cable, the settlement obligates Cablevision to open its systems to certain third-party set-top box providers.
Verizon's Internet speeds in New York are facing further scrutiny from Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who asked users on Sunday to test the speeds of their Internet connections and post the results online.
A pair of lawsuits filed by Cablevision shareholders over the company's pending acquisition by Altice have been withdrawn.