Cable and Satellite


  • Moonves: Aereo steals creative work  Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 11:14 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Leslie Moonves, CBS president & CEO, about the Supreme Court's impending decision on Aereo. "Aereo basically takes our content that we produce and distribute, steals it, and delivers it to the public for a price," Moonves says.

  • TV execs: Video-on-demand ads worth more than live Wednesday, 30 Apr 2014 | 10:48 AM ET
    Will.i.am has been a judge on The Voice (U.K.) for two series.

    Executives from NBCUniversal and ESPN say advertisements shown on video-on-demand content could be worth more than those shown on live viewing.

  • Comcast's Roberts: Rush to judgment on net neutrality  Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:39 AM ET

    There has been a rush to judgment in the media that I think is premature, says Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman and CEO, discussing net neutrality rules.

  • Comcast CEO: TWC merger allows for innovation  Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014 | 11:35 AM ET

    CNBC's David Faber speaks to Brian Roberts, Comcast chairman and CEO, about Comcast's transaction with Charter Communications and how it will help the merger with Time Warner. Roberts also comments on Netflix CEO Reed Hastings' objection to the deal.

  • Comcast to shed 3.9M subscribers to Charter Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 10:35 AM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast said it would shed 3.9 million video customers as part of its proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, with Charter Communications buying 1.4 million.

  • Comcast reaches deal with Charter  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 9:08 AM ET

    The "Squawk on the Street" news team discuss details of a proposed divestiture between Comcast and Charter Communications, as Comcast attempts to close in on a deal to buy Time Warner Cable for $45 billion pending regulatory approval.

  • Comcast hopes to clear regulatory hurdles  Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | 7:49 AM ET

    Comcast is selling some of its cable systems to competitor Charter Communications and creating a new publicly traded cable provider that will serve about 2.5 million of its existing customers. Analyst Craig Moffett of MoffettNathanson, shares his thoughts on Comcast's attempts to acquire Time Warner Cable.

  • Comcast says Netflix slowed down its own streams Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 10:29 AM ET

    A couple days after Netflix and Comcast fought in public, the two companies, who are supposed to be partners, are at it again.

  • Porn site sues Amazon over Fire TV name Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 9:53 AM ET
    Fyre TV is suing Amazon, alleging trademark infringement over the Fire TV name.

    Porn streaming company WREAL claims Amazon's Fire TV infringes on its FyreTV, a set-top box that streams adult content to subscribers.

  • Netflix inks deals to appear on first US cable boxes Friday, 25 Apr 2014 | 8:06 AM ET

    Netflix's streaming video subscription service will be integrated into TiVo set-top boxes for customers of three of the smaller U.S. cable operators.

  • What's new in the 'net neutrality' proposal Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 | 4:19 PM ET
    Tom Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission.

    The Federal Communication Commission today announced a proposal to codify so-called "net neutrality laws." Here are the key takeaways.

  • FCC swivels on net neutrality, wants a fast lane Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 6:09 PM ET
    Thomas 'Tom' Wheeler, chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, speaks during a House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee hearing in Washington.

    The proposed rules are a complete turnaround for the FCC on the subject of so-called net neutrality.

  • FCC unveiling new net neutrality plan Thursday Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:50 PM ET
    Tom Wheeler, the chairman of the F.C.C.

    The proposed rules will make sure broadband providers do not block or slow access to content on the Internet, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler says.

  • Comcast nears subscriber deal with Charter Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 | 1:32 AM ET
    A Comcast truck in Pompano Beach, Florida

    Comcast may divest about 4 million subscribers after its merger with Time Warner Cable and may sell a portion to Charter Communications.

  • Comcast's profit rises; video subscribers added Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 10:33 AM ET
    A Comcast truck at one of their centers in Pompano Beach, Florida.

    Comcast posted higher first-quarter net income, showing it could add video subscribers for two quarters in a row, a rare sight in the cable industry.

  • Keep buying Time Warner Cable: Analyst  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:38 AM ET

    Comcast reported $0.68 ex-items on revenue of $17.408 billion in Q1. BTIG media and tech analyst Rich Greenfield, discusses cable network advertising, and explains the opportunities that could arise from the Time Warner Cable and Comcast deal.

  • Comcast reports Q1 earnings  Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Comcast is reporting $0.68 ex-items on revenue of $17.408 billion, with the "Squawk Box" crew.

  • Break down of momentum stocks healthy: NYT's Stewart  Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 10:02 AM ET

    James Stewart, The New York Times columnist, weighs in on where he believes the market is in terms of a correction and the breakdown of momentum stocks.

  • Americans take dim view of Comcast, TWC deal: Poll Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 7:32 AM ET
    A field technician for Time Warner Cable, prepares to check a WiFi hotspot using a bucket truck in Manhattan Beach, California.

    A majority of Americans are skeptical about the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

  • Netflix criticizes Comcast for 'weak' Internet rules Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 8:03 AM ET
    Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix

    Netflix CEO said Internet service providers should give content companies adequate network connections for free, and singled out Comcast for supporting "weak" internet traffic rules.