Verizon plans to launch an interactive version of Viacom's Nickelodeon Junior later this year that will allow parents to craft personalized programming lineups from live and on-demand versions of preschool programs such as "Mike The Knight" and "Yo Gabba Gabba."
Verizon and a number large cable operators won a large victory on the regulatory front as an appeals court ruled that the FCC can't impose its net neutrality rules that require ISPs to treat all traffic equally.
In a big victory for broadband providers such as Verizon and Comcast, the U.S. Court of Appeals ordered the FCC Tuesday to rewrite network neutrality rules that have prevented ISPs from discriminating against traffic from Netflix and other online video providers.
Verizon has signed up four new service provider IP VoIP arrangements as part of its IP VoIP interconnection partnership program, but it still has to overcome a number of regulatory issues.
Time Warner Cable lost 215,000 video subscribers in the fourth quarter, bleeding nearly twice as many customers as it did during the same period in 2012, CFO Arthur Minson said at a Citigroup conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday.
Verizon's FiOS products are helping it win back commercial customers who had jumped to cable operators or services marketed by competitive local exchange carriers, CEO Lowell McAdam said Tuesday.
Sony released a few new details about its planned over-the-top video service at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week.
Verizon may have made the final curtain call on FiOS expansion in Greenfield markets, but it is the telco's wireline revenue growth engine in areas where it currently provides the fiber-based service, CEO and Chairman Lowell McAdam told investors on Tuesday.
ABC said that on Monday it will begin restricting access to complete episodes of new TV shows to customers of pay TV providers that it has signed to TV Everywhere authentication deals.
Tribune Co. said it agreed to buy Sony's Gracenote subsidiary for $170 million, in a deal that could see its TMS division help pay TV distributors deliver interactive programming and advertising to viewers using TVs, tablets and smartphones.