Cable and Satellite


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

    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
    AT&T-DirecTV not game changer: Liberty CEO

    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

    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
    When media giants merge

    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
    Media M&A candidates

    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
    AT&T deal start of something big: CEO

    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
    AT&T-DirecTV good for ecosystem: Fortt

    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
    AT&T deal adds complexity to Comcast -TWC: Expert

    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."

  • AT&T buys DirecTV: Impact to NFL   Monday, 19 May 2014 | 9:01 AM ET
    AT&T buys DirecTV: Impact to NFL

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discusses the scale of AT&T's acquisition of DirecTV for $48.5 billion, and how it impacts the NFL's Sunday Ticket package.

  • Here’s why we’re getting together: AT&T, DirecTV Monday, 19 May 2014 | 8:57 AM ET

    A long-held desire to get ahead of key business trends drove a $48.5 billion dollar deal under which AT&T will acquire DirecTV, the firms told CNBC.

  • Why Silicon Valley actually had a good day in DC Friday, 16 May 2014 | 10:47 AM ET
    Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler speaks during a news conference after an open meeting to receive public comment on proposed open Internet notice of proposed rulemaking and spectrum auctions May 15, 2014 at the FCC headquarters in Washington, DC.

    Despite all the hand-wringing about net neutrality, tech actually had a pretty good day in DC yesterday.

  • WWE close to pinning down a new deal with NBCU Thursday, 15 May 2014 | 2:07 PM ET
    Dwayne ''The Rock'' Johnson and John Cena in action during WrestleMania XXVIII at Sun Life Stadium on April 1, 2012 in Miami Gardens, Fla.

    World Wrestling Entertainment is near a deal with NBCUniversal that will allow it to continue airing major wrestling programs on its TV networks.

  • Weak DirecTV makes little sense for AT&T: Analyst Tuesday, 13 May 2014 | 6:16 AM ET
    A DirecTV technician at an apartment building in Lynwood, Calif.

    AT&T is in active talks to buy satellite-TV provider DirecTV and may complete a deal in the next few weeks, according to media reports.

  • Comcast to face House critics at merger hearing Thursday, 8 May 2014 | 7:03 AM ET
    David Cohen, executive vice president of Comcast Corp., left, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Arthur Minson Jr., executive vice president and chief financial officer of Time Warner Cable Inc., in Washington, D.C.

    Comcast's plan to merge with Time Warner Cable is expected to face criticism when U.S. lawmakers meet for a second time to discuss the deal.

  • Comcast to bring high-speed service to LA and NYC Monday, 5 May 2014 | 12:50 PM ET
    A Comcast truck in Pompano Beach, Florida

    Comcast is merging with Time Warner Cable and within a year the X1 cable service should be available to customers in L.A. as well as in New York.