Comcast’s bid for Time Warner Cable comes amid seismic change, with consumers abandoning cable and instead streaming TV shows online.
Legally troubled hedge fund manager Phil Falcone officially has help to salvage his once-$23 billion Harbinger Capital Partners.
Disney has a reputation for beating expectations, and Wall Street is expecting an impressive quarter when earnings are announced after the closing bell.
New York, Feb 3- An investment vehicle owned by Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen is joining an existing lender group to extend $33 million in financing to bankrupt wireless company LightSquared, court filings show. LightSquared's equity owner, Phil Falcone's Harbinger Capital Partners, is fighting to keep control of the company in a messy bankruptcy.
NEW YORK, Jan 31- LightSquared Inc and its various creditors are in talks to devise a consensual plan to restructure the wireless company's assets and end its bankruptcy, the company told a judge on Friday.
Jan 28- Comcast Corp on Tuesday reported that it added more video subscribers than expected in the fourth quarter and beat cash flow estimates at its NBC Universal media unit, sending shares up more than 1 percent.
Jan 27- DirecTV and Dish Network Corp. Technology to deliver customized ads is widely used online by companies such as Google and Facebook Inc, but is only now starting to be offered by TV operators.
Jan 21- Verizon Communications Inc's acquisition of Intel Corp's venture to create a web-based TV service may be the catalyst that pushes U.S. cable players to start similar products to fend off fast-growing video rivals such as Netflix Inc and Amazon.com Inc..
NEW YORK, Jan 16- Phil Falcone, the billionaire investor whose Harbinger Capital Partners owns wireless satellite company LightSquared, said Thursday he expended considerable energy in 2012 and 2013 trying to work out who was buying up LightSquared's debt.
NEW YORK, Jan 15- A hedge fund manager who handled debt purchases at the center of a trial over LightSquared's bankruptcy said on Wednesday he did not recall whether Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen was buying the debt to influence the bankruptcy.
NEW YORK, Jan 13- Dish Network Corp Chairman Charles Ergen said on Monday he had bought LightSquared's secured debt because it was a "great investment," and said he did so on his own behalf and not for Dish.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite television company Dish Network Corp has withdrawn its $2.2 billion bid to buy bankrupt wireless broadband company LightSquared Inc, throwing the future of LightSquared's valuable spectrum rights into further doubt.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp has pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc, a lawyer said in court on Thursday. Dish had put in a bid of $2.2 billion for LightSquared, but its efforts were opposed by LightSquared lenders and the telecom firm's controlling shareholder, Harbinger Capital Partners.
NEW YORK, Jan 9- Satellite TV provider Dish Network Corp officially pulled its bid to buy bankrupt wireless spectrum provider LightSquared Inc on Thursday, according to a source familiar with the matter.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK, Jan 7- A deal that reduces the U.S. mobile market to three national operators from four could raise eyebrows at regulators and require the merging parties to sell spectrum, according to Verizon Communications Chief Executive Lowell McAdam.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks with Dish CEO Joe Clayton about Dish TV's technology and advertising. Clayton explains Dish's "Hopper DVR" technology and industry consolidation.
Jan 6- A section of LightSquared Inc lenders are opposing the company's decision to seek a new financing arrangement as part of its plan to exit bankruptcy, the latest attack in a highly litigious case involving competing business interests.
Jan 6- T-Mobile US Inc is buying wireless airwave licenses from Verizon Wireless to improve its high-speed network in a $3.3 billion deal and said it hopes to follow up with more spectrum purchases.
U.S. cable and satellite Tv operators are now squaring off over the mobile apps that viewers are increasingly using to watch TV.