cable TV


Will Netflix numbers confirm cable cutting?

Apr 21, 2014
Cutting cable for streaming video has worked in the company's favor.
Posted In: netflix, cable TV

TV streaming and inescapable ads

Mar 4, 2014
Dish Network has cut a deal with Disney, allowing it to stream content from ABC shows and channels.
Posted In: cable TV, commercials, TV commercials

The future of TV involves less ad money

Nov 6, 2013
Broadcast networks like CBS have found a new source of revenue in fees charged to cable companies, though consumers ultimately pick-up the added costs.
Posted In: cable TV, TV networks, CBS, NBC, abc

CBS vs. Time Warner Cable: TV wars rage on

Jul 25, 2013
Cable companies and the channels they distribute seem to enjoy a symbiotic relationship. But it's not that simple.
Posted In: CBS, tv, cable TV, Time Warner, Time Warner Cable

Google TV versus the cable guy

Jul 17, 2013
Tech giants from Intel to Apple and Microsoft and Sony are pursuing a strategy to create an Internet cable service and now there’s news that Google is entering the fray.
Posted In: television, Google, media, Broadcast, cable TV

How 'The Sopranos' and 'The Wire' showed ratings didn't matter

Jul 4, 2013
A look at how cable dramas changed the business of television.
Posted In: Entertainment, television, cable TV

Cable companies lose TV subscribers, but rake in more cash

May 28, 2013
While cable companies seem to get more competition from the likes of Netflix all the time, they're still better than ever at bringing in cash -- and the most recent earnings from big cable providers prove it.
Posted In: cable TV, cable, television, netflix

Is Amazon about to do to TVs what it did to bookstores?

Apr 25, 2013
Amazon is coming out with its own media box for TVs, according to Bloomberg Businessweek. The device would compete with Apple TV, Roku, and possibly cable and satellite companies.
Posted In: Amazon, television, cable TV, netflix
Signage at the Dish Network booth at the 2013 International CES at the Las Vegas Convention Center.

What Dish buying Sprint Nextel means for your TV set

Apr 15, 2013
Dish Network wants to buy up Sprint Nextel for $25.5 billion. This play is all about the future of TV.
Posted In: cable TV, dish network, Sprint, Sprint Nextel, television

TV Next: Time Warner's Roku future

Mar 19, 2013
Time Warner teams up with Roku to offer streaming cable. Google Drive outage threatens corporate uptake of Google and cloud-based products.
Posted In: Time Warner, Internet, cable TV, Google