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Frank Louthan, Raymond James telecom analyst, weighs in on mergers talks between Comcast and Twenty-First Century Fox, and Time Warner and AT&T.
Marci Ryvicker, Wells Fargo Securities senior media analyst, weighs in on the likelihood of Comcast or Verizon buying 21st Century Fox.
WASHINGTON, Nov 16- U.S. regulators on Thursday approved the use of new technology that will improve picture quality on mobile phones, tablets and television, but also raises significant privacy concerns by giving advertisers dramatically more data about viewing habits. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission voted 3-2 to allow broadcasters to...
The Republican-led FCC voted 3-2 to eliminate the 42- year-old ban on cross-ownership of a newspaper and TV station in a major market. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai defended the rule change, saying it was "utter nonsense" that rules banning cross ownership of a newspaper and broadcast station were still in place after massive changes in media over the last four decades.
Current televisions cannot carry the new signal and the FCC only requires broadcasting both signals for five years after deploying the next-generation technology. "The FCC calls this approach market driven. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai defended the proposal, calling concerns about buying new devices "hypothetical.
WASHINGTON, Nov 16- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to remove key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media. The Republican-led FCC voted 3-2 to eliminate the 42- year-old ban on...
WASHINGTON, Nov 16- The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to undo key roadblocks to increased consolidation among media companies, potentially unleashing new deals among TV, radio and newspaper owners as they seek to better compete with online media. The Republican-led FCC voted 3-2 to eliminate the 42- year-old ban on...
The National Football League's weak viewership has Wall Street on edge, and the numbers aren't looking any better for Week 10.
CNBC's David Faber provides highlights of his interview with Liberty Media Chairman John Malone including the threat Netflix might present.
CNBC's David Faber reports on shares of Altice and how cord-cutting is impacting the multinational telecom company.
Three movies made of the trilogy in the early 2000 s, filmed in New Zealand and based on Tolkien's novels, garnered nearly $3 billion at the box office and 17 Academy Awards. New Line Cinema, which distributed the film trilogy, the Tolkien Estate and Trust, and publisher HarperCollins will work with Amazon to produce the television series. That was a winning formula...
The new series will be based on new material taking place before J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Fellowship of the Ring."
Nov 13- Amazon.com Inc on Monday said it bought the global television rights to' The Lord of the Rings' for a series to premiere on its streaming service Prime Video. The move underscores a shift by Amazon to produce shows with broader appeal than in the past, to encourage more people to sign up for its shopping and streaming club Prime. Amazon said the series will...
John Ford, former Discovery Channel president, and Andrew Wallenstein, co-editor-in-chief at Variety, discuss Disney's plans for its own streaming service to be priced to undercut Netflix.
HBO responded to Louis CK sexual harassment claims by dropping him from its upcoming Night of Too Many Stars concert and pulling his past projects from its On Demand services.
The U.S. satellite and internet TV provider said it wrote off monthly fees from around 145,000 subscribers in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands cut off by damage to infrastructure from the hurricane. The lost subscriptions, which the company said should return as the islands get back on their feet, reduced third-quarter profit at the U.S. satellite TV...
Christopher Plummer will be brought in to reshoot the role of J. Paul Getty for the film, USA Today reports.
The explosion in ways to watch TV and use mobile phones makes the Time Warner-AT&T merger possible, says Rick Munarriz, senior analyst tech and media at the Motley Fool.
Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel kicked off a series of promotions with Kmart Tuesday night, USA Today reports.
The "Squawk on the Street" crew weighs in on talks between Disney and 21st Century and what it indicates about changes ahead in media.