Cable and Satellite


  • 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.

  • 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.

  • LinkedIn to welcome teen users ahead of share sale Wednesday, 11 Sep 2013 | 2:22 AM ET
    The LinkedIn Corp. logo.

    LinkedIn is lowering its user age limits this week, in a move that is unlikely to help it overtake social network rivals such as Facebook.

  • TV-online ad parity only 3-5 years away: Moonves Wednesday, 4 Sep 2013 | 10:49 AM ET
    Les Moonves, president and chief executive officer of CBS Corp.

    Advertising rates on network television and for TV show viewing online will soon be the same, "so we won't care where you watch," CBS Chief Leslie Moonves told CNBC on Wednesday.

  • CBS/TWC's amazing licensing race     Friday, 30 Aug 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Jaison Blair, Telsey Advisory Group analyst, discusses what's at stake in the ongoing fee debate between Time Warner Cable and CBS, and the likelihood of the FCC becoming involved in the dispute.

  • Super-fast 4G set to spark mobile price war Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 10:32 AM ET
    Samsung Electronics' smartphone Galaxy S III

    Mobile network giants Vodafone and O2 rolled out their first 4G data services in the U.K. on Thursday, in a move which analysts said could spark a price war among rivals.

  • Verizon, Vodafone discuss possible $130 billion deal Thursday, 29 Aug 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

    Shares of U.K. telecom firm Vodafone surged 9 percent on Thursday after it confirmed discussions with Verizon Communications over its 45 percent stake in their U.S. joint venture Verizon Wireless.

  • Plot twist in CBS/Time Warner drama     Thursday, 22 Aug 2013 | 10:57 AM ET

    CBS is agreeing to renew its distribution deal with Verizon months before it is set to expire, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • Cheaper rivals eat into Apple’s China tablet share Wednesday, 21 Aug 2013 | 9:48 AM ET

    Apple has lost more than 40 per cent of its share of the Chinese tablet market over the past year to cheaper rivals with Android or other operating systems, led by Samsung Electronics.

  • TiVo challenges Apple, Google with Roamio service Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    A TiVo Inc. Stream device is displayed at Pepcom DigitalFocus in New York.

    The company known for popularizing DVR capabilities for cable subscribers is looking to revolutionize TV again.

  • TiVo introduces new 'Roamio'     Tuesday, 20 Aug 2013 | 10:22 AM ET

    President and CEO Tom Rogers discusses TiVo's new set-top box.

  • Time Warner-CBS stalemate continues     Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 7:41 AM ET

    Robert Armstrong, Financial Times, has the update on the fee feud between CBS and Time Warner, and provides an outlook on the cable industry and the way consumers will eventually receive content. Also a look back at Google as it approaches the ninth anniversary of its IPO.

  • Daniel Gross, The Daily Beast columnist, provides his take on the feud between CBS and Time Warner Cable.