Four years after pitching the idea of installing Wi-Fi service on trains used by commuters in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, Cablevision executives said Thursday that the MSO is closer to making it a reality.
Cablevision posted a net loss of $16.6 million for the first quarter as its profits were drained by subscriber losses, decreased revenue and increased spending on customer premise equipment.
tw telecom's shares jumped 7.2 percent to $29.12 on Wednesday afternoon after being cited by Keith Meister, founder and managing partner of New York-based Corvex, as a prime acquisition target.
First quarter earnings results are pouring in, and it's again apparent that IPTV as a service, application or just part of an overall broadband bundle is a winner. But not all service providers have realized this yet, and they continue to put their potentially biggest profit baby in a corner.
Aside from exclusive programming like DirecTV's Audience Network or Time Warner Cable's New York 1, there's little difference in the packages of linear networks pay TV providers sell today. But when it comes to authenticating which subscribers get access to TV Everywhere online video portals and apps offered by networks in their bundles, anything goes.
Frontier Communications said it picked up 18,300 video subscribers in the first quarter, driven by its agreement to resell Dish Network satellite TV programming to its rural telephone customers.
As the wireline segment of the telecom industry continues to evolve, so has the pay of its ranking executives, and this year was no different. In our new feature, 15 highest paid CEOs in wireline in 2013 , we chronicle the salaries and compensation of the highest-paid individuals in our coverage segment.
In today's spotlight, FierceTelecom takes a look at the highest paid CEOs in the wireline segment of the telecom industry. AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson tops the list, earning $22.01 million in total compensation in 2012.
Comcast saw a backlash from both TV critics and subscribers in 2009, when its first TV Everywhere service, Fancast Xfinity Online, debuted. The service forced customers to install an application on their computers called Comcast Access before they could watch full-length episodes of programs. How far have authentication services come since then?
Google Fiber on Thursday said that it is extending its fiber to the home service into Shawnee, Kan., where it will take on established telcos AT&T and Verizon.