Charter Communications has been sued by 21st Century Fox for allegedly abandoning its 2014 program licensing deal with Fox News and Fox Business Network and paying rates based on older agreement with Time Warner Cable, the MSO Charter recently acquired.
Morgan Stanley analyst Simon Flannery says CenturyLink and Frontier Communications "need to increase capital spending to be more competitive" with cable operators in their regions, specifically Comcast and Charter.
CenturyLink and Frontier are going to face more powerful competitive forces in Charter Communications and Comcast, two cable operators that have been increasing their network footprints via acquisitions and organic builds while upping broadband speeds in multiple markets.
Comcast has deployed its mobile Wi-Fi hotspot service, Xfinity Wi-Fi on Wheels.
Longtime executives in the telecom industry have seen their fair share of disruption over the decades. But where should today's telecom executives look for the next big wave of disruption? Fierce has assembled a list of executives who are looking blazing a trail to the future-- executives who believe are poised to deliver on the next big thing.
The closing out of grandfathered subscription prices hit Netflix hard in the second quarter, with users churning out of the SVOD service at higher rates than expected, the company reported.
Just two months after Verizon settled a costly strike with workers, AT&T is experiencing some labor troubles of its own for the first time in several years.
Verizon is facing two hearings with the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to address problems that a number of residential and business customers have had with its DSL service.
While its biggest rival, Verizon, openly touts its desire to compete with Google and Facebook in the realm of digital advertising, AT&T's intentions have been less clear.
While the ink is still drying on the FCC's 278-page order on Spectrum Frontiers, it's worth taking special note of this moment in time – one that has been compared to the magnitude of releasing the 1900 MHz PCS band spectrum in the 1990s.