Cable and Satellite


  • Netflix CEO: Not trying if we don't have failure  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Reed Hastings, Netflix CEO, discusses the risk of investing in original content and how much he is willing to spend on originals. Hastings said Netflix spent about $3 billion on content this year.

  • Netflix CEO Hastings: Focused on 'pure' net neutrality  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, discusses the importance of strong net neutrality and if it will stifle innovation.

  • Why Reed Hastings opposes Comcast deal  Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 10:12 AM ET

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings, explains why he is opposed to the deal between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Hastings says, "Comcast wants to charge both the consumers and the providers, and that's what I'm trying to stop."

  • This company just became largest to accept bitcoin Thursday, 29 May 2014 | 7:40 AM ET

    Dish Network says it will become the largest company yet to accept payment in bitcoin.

  • Comcast's Roberts on net neutrality  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:24 AM ET

    Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO, shares his thoughts on net neutrality. American innovation has relied on the Internet getting better, and to regulate it like a phone company completely ignores the reality of this industry, says Roberts.

  • Comcast CEO: Protest over TWC deal not valid  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 10:19 AM ET

    Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman & CEO, discuss the Time Warner Cable deal and the changing landscape of media and television. "It's a tremendously changing space that's never been moving faster," Roberts says.

  • Antitrust laws need to be redefined: Levin  Wednesday, 28 May 2014 | 7:18 AM ET

    There's no such thing as gate-keeping anymore, says Gerald Levin, former chairman & CEO of Time Warner, explaining why he supports the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Blocking the merger prevents innovation, says Levin.

  • TiVo CEO: Making TV as good as music  Tuesday, 27 May 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Thomas Rogers, TiVo president & CEO, discusses the company's transformation and the state of the cable landscape.

  • AT&T-DirecTV not game changer: Liberty CEO  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:20 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Greg Maffei, Liberty Media CEO, about the deal between AT&T and DirecTV, and if it changes the balance of power in the cable space. Maffei says the strategic options for DirecTV are fewer going forward.

  • CEO Maffei: Charter & Liberty not frustrated by TWC deal  Wednesday, 21 May 2014 | 10:17 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Greg Maffei, Liberty Media CEO, about consolidation in the cable industry and the deal between Time Warner and Comcast.

  • When media giants merge  Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 8:15 AM ET

    Brian Cooley, CNET.com editor at large, discusses the merger between AT&T and DirecTV, and weighs in on how the changing media landscape is likely to impact consumers.

  • Customers unhappy with TV and ISP services Tuesday, 20 May 2014 | 7:17 AM ET

    Customer satisfaction with subscription TV and Internet service providers continues to decline, a survey finds.

  • Media M&A candidates  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    CNBC's Morgan Brennan looks at how AT&T's $48.5 billion purchase of DirecTV will change the media landscape.

  • AT&T deal start of something big: CEO  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 3:17 PM ET

    Discussing what the merger between AT&T and DirecTV means for the media world and consolidation in the space, with Larry Fishelson, Dynalink co-founder & CEO, and Gene Urcan, Cappello Group M&A specialist.

  • After AT&T deal, Dish looks less appetizing Monday, 19 May 2014 | 2:24 PM ET
    Dish Network specialist installs a satellite television system in Denver.

    Speculation that Dish Networks may be sold helped the stock double in the last couple of years. But the odds of a lucrative deal now look slim.

  • Will AT&T, DirecTV deal cut customers' prices? Monday, 19 May 2014 | 1:14 PM ET
    A DirecTV employee performs a satellite installation at a customer's home in Bixby, Oklahoma.

    AT&T's plan to acquire DirecTV could have short-term benefits for consumers who want to cut their TV bill.

  • Verizon ramping up network speed with new XLTE Monday, 19 May 2014 | 12:53 PM ET

    Verizon's new XLTE is designed to give users faster access to data on their smartphones and tablets.

  • AT&T-DirecTV good for ecosystem: Fortt  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 11:01 AM ET

    The "Squawk Alley" news team discusses AT&T's plan to purchase DirecTV for $48.5 billion. The team breaks down the implications for mobile video and its impact on net neutrality.

  • AT&T deal adds complexity to Comcast -TWC: Expert  Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:03 AM ET

    Former FCC commissioner Harold Furchtgott-Roth, discusses how AT&T's purchase of DirecTV affects the cable landscape. Furchtgott-Roth says DirecTV, as a stand-alone company, does not make sense and it needs to find a home.

  • NFL could be big winner in AT&T-DirecTV deal Monday, 19 May 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    Maybe AT&T can give DirecTV the firepower to get the NFL Sunday Ticket renewed, an analyst tells CNBC. "If they were to lose that package, that would have been catastrophic."