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News Corp., Disney pull Hulu from auction block

In a minor setback for Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH), DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) and other companies vying to acquire Hulu, the owners of the popular online video provider said Thursday that they scrapped

Clearwire expects to add 1.9M subscribers in Q3

Signaling increased sales of 4G mobile hotspots at Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC) and other wholesalers, Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR) said Thursday that it expects to add 1.9

Comcast cans $60 VoD movie experiment

Caving to pressure from theater owners that threatened to boycott its movies, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and its Universal Pictures subsidiary canned a plan to sell a Universal movie on the MSO's VoD

Broadband and voice help cable operators soothe video loss pains

In the third installment of this week's spotlight on broadband subscribers, FierceCable editor Steve Donohue talks about how cable operators are making up for ongoing video subscriber losses by

Universal drops plan for early VOD release of 'Tower Heist' in face of theater boycott

Comcast's (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Universal Pictures, facing a boycott by movie chain operators, has cancelled its plan to offer consumers in Portland, Ore. and Atlanta access at home to Tower Heist just

Cable operators can still thrive while losing basic video customers

I sneered when cable executives first began pushing Wall Street analysts a decade ago to measure the success of an MSO by counting the total number of RGUs, or revenue generating units, that a

Microsoft, Best Buy back FCC 'Connect to Compete' initiative

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski unveiled a new "Connect to Compete" initiative Wednesday which will see Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Best Buy and other companies push broadband adoption and digital

Verizon, Motorola push home monitoring service

Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and its top cable equipment supplier Motorola Mobility (NYSE: MMI) are ramping up the marketing effort for the telco's new Home Monitoring and Control service. Verizon's

Charter Communicatons CEO Lovett stepping down

Charter Communications (Nasdaq: CHTR) CEO Michael Lovett, who helped lead the MVPD out of bankruptcy, is stepping down from his post, saying it "was the right time" to move on. Lovett, citing

BelAir deploys compact LTE/3G/WiFi transmitter

BelAir Networks, which supplies WiFi transmitters to Cablevision (NYSE: CVC), Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC), said it has deployed what it is calling the first compact