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CTAM Summit: Comcast iPad app will arrive 'very, very soon'

Comcast is finally almost ready to unveil an iPad application, Chairman-CEO Brian Roberts hyped at The Cable Show in May. "We'll be releasing this application very, very soon... that's all I can

Moody's: Cable market share to continue dive as cord-cutters, IPTV alternatives flourish

The cable TV industry is facing an increasingly grim future as cord-cutters spurred by a still dour economy, early adopters of over-the-top delivery services like Netflix, and competing services like

Verizon FiOS, Disney extend carriage deal

There may be no apparent silver lining in all the storm clouds surrounding retransmission these days but there appears to be at least a fiber optic lining. Verizon (NYSE: VZ) and the

Verizon's FiOS tops in East region in JD Power excellence study

Verizon's FiOS TV service completed its three-peat for customer satisfaction, being named "Highest in Residential Television Service Satisfaction in the East Region" in the J.D. Power and Associates

Communacopia and the cord cutting boogeyman

Communacopia last week provided its normal abundance of news about the media industry. It also produced an array of positions on cord cutting, or the lack of the same. The "we don't see it happening"

Verizon makes FiOS progress in New York City

Verizon may have decided to scale back its Fiber to the Premises (FTTP) deployments with a focus on existing markets where it has already deployed the technology, but in New York City the service

Verizon, Motorola team up on NFL, Super Bowl sweepstakes

Verizon is hawking its FiOS TV service with the help of the NFL and a partnership with Motorola in a new promotion, the Ultimate Game Day Access sweepstakes, that will give consumers a chance to win

Verizon FiOS customers faced with $3.50 online credit card payment fee

Paying your Verizon (NYSE: VZ) FiOS bill online may be more convenient than licking stamps and sending it out in the snail mail box, but now the telco is going to charge you $3.50 if you pay with a

Analysys Mason: Copper, not FTTH, is the best near-term broadband strategy

Fiber to the home (FTTH) may hold great promise with an unlimited bandwidth capacity, but a new report from Analysys Mason argues that service providers should take a conservative approach to last

Mash-up: DOCSIS modem silicon runs behind as Verizon DSL boosts speeds

For those who like mash-ups, here's a pair of seemingly unrelated but too-close-to-separate items. Silicon fabricators are pressing hard, but can't keep up with demand for DOCSIS modem chips even as