Speculation about a potential purchase of Time Warner Cable by Comcast Corp., Charter Communications or Cox Communications is causing the company's stock to soar. According to Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson Research, the company's stock has increased in price 45 percent over the last six months. On Friday, TWC's stock closed at $138.22.
Roku owners who also subscribe to certain pay-TV providers will be able to access Disney's suite of WATCH apps through the streaming video device.
Wasn't 2013 supposed to be the year a major over-the-top pay-TV service launched? Now, with few weeks remaining in the year, and fewer still before the holiday shopping season starts in earnest, the chance that one will materialize is slim at best. Maybe next year.
How are pay-TV distributors thinking about online video? Investors got an idea this week as executives at two of the largest distributors fielded questions from stock analysts about their approaches.
Charter Communications' ability to reduce income tax payments is an asset that could be used to help it merge with cable MSOs or strike other deals, CFO Christopher Winfrey said Tuesday.
AT&T and Charter Communications will now have to deal with another fiber to the home competitor in Alabama as Opelika Power Services got city council approval for the rates on its new set of broadband services.
Charter Communications and AT&T face new competition in Opelika, Ala., where Opelika Power Services won city council approval on the pricing for its new fiber-to-the-home broadband service, which offers speeds ranging from 10 Mbps to 1 Gbps.
Cable operators were ranked at the bottom of a list of 235 companies Temkin Group ranked in its annual customer service report. Charter Communications placed dead last, and Time Warner Cable was ranked No. 234.
Looking to boost sales for its CloudTV platform, ActiveVideo said this week that most cable subscribers can't notice differences in the speed of cloud-based interactive program guides compared traditional guides run from a cable set-top.
While AT&T U-verse TV and Verizon FiOS TV added 373,000 net new subscribers combined in the second quarter, the top nine cable operators lost 555,000 subscribers during the period, Leichtman Research Group said Monday.