Comcast notified subscribers in Oregon this week that it will hike the fees on its limited basic programming packages by about 9 percent.
Pop star, actress and NUVOtv executive Jennifer Lopez will speak at the closing general session of The Cable Show convention in Washington, D.C., on June 12, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Wednesday.
Verizon kicked off a Memorial Day weekend viewing marathon for its FiOS On Demand platform today, hoping the free preview of content from HBO, Starz, Epix and other networks will drive sales of paid VOD movies.
Google Fiber announced Raytown, Mo. as the next destination for its 1 Gbps fiber service, challenging AT&T and Comcast. The city aldermen in Raytown voted unanimously in favor of the move.
Comcast may attempt to use group discounts similar to those marketed by Groupon and LivingSocial to sell movies on its Xfinity On Demand platform the same day they are released in theaters, according to a U.S. Patent application obtained by FierceCable .
Google Fiber said late Wednesday that it won an agreement to launch its pay TV and high-speed Internet service in Raytown, Mo., where it'll compete against Comcast and AT&T's U-verse TV and Internet products.
Cable overbuilder WideOpenWest said it lost 14,100 video, 10,200 phone and 1,900 high-speed Internet subscribers in the first quarter.
Comcast plans to kick off a promotion on Friday in which it will offer free Wi-Fi service in New Jersey, California, Philadelphia and the greater Boston area, spokeswoman Jamila Patton told FierceCable .
Microsoft said it'll make interactive TV a core focus of the new Xbox One gaming console that it will begin selling later this year.
Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications and other major MSOs gained about 800,000 high-speed Internet subscribers in the first quarter, which represented 82 percent of the broadband subscriber growth they reported this time last year, Leichtman Research Group said Tuesday.