Cable and Satellite


  • 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.

  • Netflix CEO changes view on net neutrality  Friday, 21 Mar 2014 | 7:42 AM ET

    Is Netflix's call for stronger net neutrality a way to gain concessions from Comcast? Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, shares his thoughts and weighs in on the issues between "peering" and "interconnection."

  • DISH CEO on cable wars  Monday, 17 Mar 2014 | 12:43 PM ET

    Joseph Clayton, Dish Network president & CEO, discusses his deal with Disney and what potential merges could happen in the television industry.

  • Less Sirius is more for John Malone Friday, 14 Mar 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    John Malone

    Sirius XM Radio and Charter Communications might have been partners in broadband, but they look better apart without Time Warner Cable.

  • DoJ backs broadcasters in Aereo dispute Tuesday, 4 Mar 2014 | 9:23 AM ET
    CEO Chet Kanojia shows a tablet displaying Aereo's technology.

    In a Supreme Court filing, the Justice Department is backing broadcasters' copyright claims in their fight against Aereo, re/code reports.

  • Comcast considers a spinoff of subscribers: Source Monday, 3 Mar 2014 | 5:11 AM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast is considering spinning off 3 million subscribers into a publicly traded company, according to sources familiar with the matter.

  • Don't want to chase Netflix stock? Go see Starz Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 2:18 PM ET
    Black Sails television series on Starz Network.

    Like Netflix, Starz wants to win viewers with original programming. But its steady business has plenty of runway even without a blockbuster.

  • Verizon CEO: Expect a deal with Netflix Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 2:03 PM ET
    Lowell C. McAdam, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications Inc.

    A day after the announcement of the Netflix-Comcast deal, Verizon's CEO says he expects to reach an agreement with the streaming service over bandwidth.

  • CNN cancels 'Piers Morgan Live' Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:46 AM ET

    Piers Morgan's three-year stint as host of a prime time CNN talk show is coming to an end, the cable news channel said.

  • Netflix strikes deal with Comcast  Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | 7:02 AM ET

    Richard Greenfield, BTIG analyst, discusses whether Netflix's deal to pay Comcast for faster speeds for video services will interfere with Comcast's plans to acquire Time Warner.

  • Google considering nationwide fiber expansion Wednesday, 19 Feb 2014 | 2:21 PM ET

    Google may offer broadband Internet service in 34 more cities scattered across eight states in an ambitious expansion amid tough competition.

  • What Comcast, TWC deal means for consumers Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 2:45 PM ET
    A Comcast field service technician arrives to install cable service at a residence in Reading, Pa.

    Comcast's planned acquisition of Time Warner Cable may be good news for sports fans; less so for budget-conscious subscribers.

  • Comcast-TWC deal faces significant review in DC Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 | 11:25 AM ET

    Comcast's deal to acquire Time Warner Cable will undergo a lengthy regulatory review by both the FCC and the Justice Department.