After seeing subscriber growth slow in the first quarter, Dish Network said it will begin offering new customers who order its multiroom DVR a free iPad 2 next week.
Cablevision has dropped the idea of using its extensive Wi-Fi network to develop a mobile phone product that would rely on Wi-Fi and cellular networks, CFO Gregg Seibert said Wednesday.
Time Warner Cable said it expanded out-of-home viewing capabilities to its TWC TV app for Android devices.
Word that ABC would stream live programming to the iPad left me thinking about a demo SeaChange and Tellabs ran at The Cable Show convention last year. The demo showed how programmers could use Web browsing data stored on the iPad to deliver targeted ads in live video.
While a free preview for the new ABC Now app that launches Tuesday will allow any viewer in New York or Philadelphia to stream live video, subscribers of Time Warner Cable, DirecTV and Dish Network may not be able to use the app after the preview ends on June 30.
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.
Soccer channel beIN Sport said it is expanding to the web and mobile devices, announcing TV Everywhere authentication deals Thursday with Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
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.
Google Fiber said late Tuesday that it will expand to Grandview, Mo., after the city's board of aldermen agreed to give it a franchise.
Executives at some of the largest media companies weighed in on several online video topics during quarterly earnings teleconferences this week. They were asked by stock analysts about topics such as Aereo's online distribution of TV signals and Netflix's plans to be more selective about the programming it licenses.