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Cable pioneers John Malone and Charles Dolan are the remaining bidders for cable television company Bresnan Communications, according to people close to the process, and there are the price will exceed eight times the company’s expected EBITDA in 2010.
ESPN 3D's launch Friday with World Cup coverage marks the beginning of a whole new 3D advertising business. The channel announced it's launching with 3D commercials from Disney/Pixar's Toy Story 3, (corporate synergy), plus Sony and Gillette.
Today AT&T announced a big change in how it's charging for data—dropping unlimited, flat-fee plans, in favor of tiered pricing. This is a major shift, which should have rippled throughout telecom, and even into cable.
Insider trading allegations have hit The Walt Disney Company. But the real story hidden within the SEC criminal complaint was the inclusion of an email about Disney's possible sale of ABC.
New chatter suggests Disney may be looking to jettison ABC. Should you trade the speculation?
Google TV aims to eliminate the line between your computer and your television. It's designed to allow you to surf a range of websites and access online video from your couch.
Plus, CEO Brian Roberts discusses the impending merger with NBC Universal.
Stocks opened higher on Wednesday, following a rocky trading session yesterday that left the blue-chip index down 0.3 percent. How should investors be positioned? Ronald Weiner, president and CIO of RDM Financial Group and Charlie Smith, CIO of Fort Pitt Capital Group shared their market outlooks.
The stock market rallied as much as 400 points after last week's massive selloff, but will it be able to maintain those gains?
Comcast says NBC Universal will sell one of the three Los Angeles stations it owns as the cable TV company prepares to acquire NBC.
With a perfect storm of chaos hitting the markets this week—protests in Greece, a possible Greek debt default and a near-1,000 point selloff in the Dow Jones Industrial Average—how can jittery investors find the confidence to enter the market?
Stocks staged one of the most dramatic selloffs in market history Thursday as what may have been a trader error exacerbated losses in a market already jittery about the European debt crisis. The Dow ended down about 350 points and the VIX was above 34.
Today Federal Communications Chairman Julius Genachowski laid out plans to establish the FCC's authority to regulate broadband. Genachowski wants to ensure an "open Internet" and prohibit "unreasonable discrimination" by broadband providers against certain websites. He's not issuing laws or mandating so-called net neutrality today -- at this point he's simply looking to secure the commission's direct authority.
Cable company stocks fell Thursday after a new policy was announced by the Federal Communications Commission, two analysts told CNBC.
My sources breakdown how the FCC plans to regulate broadband going forward.
The head of the Federal Communications Commission is pledging to apply only narrow regulations to high-speed Internet access to ensure the agency has adequate authority to govern broadband providers without adopting heavy-handed rules.
The FCC is set to announce whether they will allow cable companies to price according to bandwidth. This would benefit subscribers, but not the cable companies themselves.
Time Warner's stock is trading near an 18 month closing high ahead of its quarterly earnings report tomorrow morning.
The media industry may be going through some rough times, with the landscape changing day to day, but at least one aspect is business as usual: big paydays for the people at the top. The NYT explains.
Time Warner Cable's stock added over seven and a half percent Thursday on higher subscriber numbers for all three of its services: home Internet, home phone, and digital cable. The company earned 60 cents a share, up from 48 cents in the year-earlier period.