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Cablevision expands board, adds industry vet Steve Simmons

Cablevision has named longtime cable industry executive Steve Simmons to its board of directors, expanding the panel to 18 members.

Cablevision tops 1 million Wi-Fi hotspots, upping ante in challenge to cellular

Cablevision said earlier this year it would reach some 1 million public Wi-Fi access points by the end of 2014. The cable MSO beat its forecast by five months, announcing it has already reached that 1 million hotspot goal.

Cablevision expands New York Wi-Fi footprint with 60 new hotspots

Cablevision extended its Optimum WiFi offering to include 60 new hotspots along the 2.2-mile oceanfront boardwalk in Long Beach, N.Y., the latest salvo in the cable operator's effort to shake up the mobile data market by building up its Wi-Fi network footprint.

James Nuzzo becomes latest Cablevision exec to hop to Charter

Charter Communications has announced the hiring of veteran Cablevision Systems executive James Nuzzo as executive VP of business planning.

Cablevision launches HD phone service for Optimum subs

Cablevision is upgrading its Optimum Voice package to include HD phone services for subscribers with HD-cable phones at no extra charge.

Court rejects Viacom's bid to throw out Cablevision bundling suit

A federal judge on Friday blocked Viacom's attempt to have a suit filed against it by Cablevision over its channel bundling practices dismissed.

Cablevision hires Samsung, Sprint Nextel veteran Packingham

Cablevision has named former Samsung and Sprint Nextel executive Kevin Packingham to the position of executive VP of product management.

Musical chairs at Cisco, Cablevision, Comcast

Yvette Kanouff is reportedly leaving Cablevision Systems to serve as senior vice president in charge of Cisco's service provider video group. Her departure from Cablevision takes Yanouff back to the supplier side of the business.

Cablevision wants to use Wi-Fi to shake up cellular data market

Cablevision sees its expanding Wi-Fi network as a lever to disrupt the current mobile data market and will be aggressive in developing new products that play into that strategy, CEO James Dolan said.

Cablevision will use Wi-Fi to disrupt wireless data market

Cablevision sees its expanding Wi-Fi network as a lever to disrupt the current mobile data market and will be aggressive in developing new products that use those strengths, CEO James Dolan said during a call detailing the company's first quarter 2014 earnings.