Cable and Satellite


  • Charter CEO: TWC is a troubled situation     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 9:15 AM ET

    Time Warner Cable rejected a merger proposal from Charter Communications. Tom Rutledge, Charter Communications president and CEO, explains the offer as he describes as "rich and fair." We feel like we've come a far way and have not received a serious response, Rutledge says.

  • TWC calls Charter proposal 'inadequate'     Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 8:43 AM ET

    I think Comcast could certainly come out of the woodwork, says Richard Greenfield, BTIG media analyst, sharing his thoughts on additional bidders for Time Warner Cable. This could be a very attractive deal for Comcast, they have a balance sheet that could certainly handle the deal, Greenfield explains.

  • DirecTV customers lose The Weather Channel Tuesday, 14 Jan 2014 | 6:29 AM ET
    Michael White

    About 20 million DirecTV customers nationwide lost The Weather Channel because of a dispute over fees between the channel and the satellite service.

  • Will M&A be strong in 2014?     Wednesday, 8 Jan 2014 | 10:49 AM ET

    The economy is getting better and M&A tracks the economy, says Paul Parker, Barclays Capital chairman and head of global M&A, discussing this year's outlook on mergers and acquisitions, and which telecom deals could drive the market.

  • Free service proves it can block pesky robocalls Tuesday, 7 Jan 2014 | 9:00 AM ET
    Nomorobo website

    Nomorobo launched recently, and it says it's now blocking 48,000 robocalls a week.

  • Showtime's boxing game plan: More Mayweather Thursday, 2 Jan 2014 | 12:42 PM ET
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. (R) hits Canelo Alvarez in their WBC/WBA 154-pound title fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sept. 14, 2013, in Las Vegas.

    Showtime's strategy in the high-stakes game of pay-per-view boxing worked once. Now it hopes the gameplan works again.

  • 2014 media predictions: It's all about cable     Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 7:24 AM ET

    A look at what's likely to move in the media next year, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Comcast weighs 3 options for Time Warner Cable deal Tuesday, 17 Dec 2013 | 7:53 AM ET
    A field technician for Time Warner Cable, prepares to check a WiFi hotspot using a bucket truck in Manhattan Beach, California.

    Comcast is examining three scenarios for a potential deal with Time Warner Cable, including a full takeover bid.

  • Discussing the possible merger target Time Warner Cable, and top picks in the cable industry, with Chris Marangi, Gabelli Funds portfolio manager.

  • Forget Pandora! This worries SiriusXM CEO more ... Tuesday, 3 Dec 2013 | 10:38 AM ET

    Pandora cannot work without a "lot more advertising," SiriusXM CEO Jim Meyer told CNBC. "The competition for me has always been free" radio, he continued.

  • Charter nears funding for Time Warner Cable bid: WSJ Friday, 22 Nov 2013 | 8:44 AM ET

    Charter Communications is nearing an agreement with banks to raise funds for a bid for Time Warner Cable, according to a report.

  • UPDATE 1-Cisco shares drop 13 pct after revenue warning Thursday, 14 Nov 2013 | 11:21 AM ET

    Nov 14- Cisco Systems Inc's shares fell as much as 13 percent on Thursday after the network equipment maker forecast a steep drop in revenue for the current quarter, prompting at least 17 brokerages to cut price targets on its stock and two to downgrade their ratings. Analysts cut their price targets on Cisco's stock by as much as $6 to a low of $20.

  • Nov 14- Cisco Systems Inc's shares were set to open about 13 percent lower after the network equipment maker forecast a steep drop in revenue, prompting at least two brokerages to downgrade its stock and 12 to cut their price targets.

  • NEW YORK, Nov 13- Cisco Systems Inc warned its revenue would dive as much as 10 percent this quarter, and keep contracting until after the middle of 2014, as a backlash against U.S. government spying contributed to plummeting demand in emerging markets like China.

  • Starz CEO: Why I don't regret losing Disney deal Wednesday, 13 Nov 2013 | 2:11 PM ET
    Starz CEO Chris Albrecht

    Starz CEO Chris Albrecht looks to a renewed focus on original content at his premium channel.

  • Dish-DirecTV merger? Hold your horses     Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 10:02 AM ET

    DirecTV CEO Mike White told CNBC on Wednesday that a merger between his company and Dish Network would be pro-consumer, but warned that questions remain over whether U.S. regulators would approve such a deal.

  • Comcast's profit beats on cable, 'Despicable Me 2' Wednesday, 30 Oct 2013 | 7:02 AM ET

    Comcast posted a drop in earnings that was milder than expected as its NBCUniversal media subsidiary overcame the absence of Olympics programming.

  • Soaring Netflix viewership rivals big TV networks Tuesday, 22 Oct 2013 | 9:28 AM ET

    Netflix has now become the fifth most-watched television network in the United States, BTIG media analyst Richard Greenfield told CNBC.

  • Telecom giant Alcatel-Lucent to cut 10,000 jobs Tuesday, 8 Oct 2013 | 1:21 AM ET

    Alcatel-Lucent plans to reduce its staff by 10,000 as part of a cost-cutting drive to save 1 billion euros ($1.4 billion) by 2015.

  • Aereo CEO: Consumer antennas will be protected     Tuesday, 24 Sep 2013 | 4:00 PM ET

    Aereo, Inc., today announced it is adding four new cities to its nationwide: Columbus and Cincinnati, Ohio; Indianapolis and San Antonio. The company already serves, New York, Boston, Atlanta, Salt Lake City Miami, Houston and Dallas. CEO Chet Kanojia, explains the expansion to CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

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