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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

Judging the value of CES, and network battles in the digital age

Jan 8, 2013
International CES was created a generation ago...is it still relevant in the digital age? Meanwhile, the battles over television content continue. HBO Go battles Netflix by inking a deal with Universal, while Time Warner makes a deal with Roku.
Posted In: television, cable, HBO, CES

The future of TV: A pay-per-network model?

Nov 9, 2012
Can you imagine a future where you pay only for the TV channels you actually watch?
Posted In: television, cable

Sunday is the night to be for an Emmy nod

Sep 21, 2012
Boardwalk Empire, Game of Thrones, Mad Men, Breaking Bad, Homeland and Downton Abbey -- what do they all have in common? All of them are on Sundays, all of them are up for Emmys -- and none of them air on a major network.
Posted In: emmy awards, television, cable
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In Kansas City, competition for faster Internet service

Sep 6, 2012
Google picked Kansas City to be the test market for its super fast Internet service. Now neighborhoods are competing with one another to see who will get the service first.
Posted In: Google, internet access, cable, kansas city

Comedy giant Walter Latham on why YouTube is the future

Aug 15, 2012
The comedy mogul who created "The Original Kings of Comedy" was recently one of four African Americans selected to partner with YouTube. He said his plan is to become the "better version of BET...but for the web."
Posted In: YouTube, Walter Latham, Original Kings of Comedy, BET, cable

Viacom reaches deal with DirecTV

Jul 20, 2012
Jon Stewart, Spongebob and Jersey Shore are back on for DirectTV subscribers. Viacom had blacked out Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and 16 other channels during a contract dispute. So who lost, and who won?
Posted In: viacom, directv, cable, tv

Cable shows clean up Emmy nominations

Jul 19, 2012
Emmy nominations are out this morning and they're full of shows from cable -- AMC's Mad Men got the most. Have the broadcast networks been replaced by cable and how do online only shows fit in?
Posted In: tv, emmy's, cable, netflix

Cable companies offer free Wi-Fi -- what's the catch?

May 22, 2012
Five big cable providers offer you something for nothing while they try to take over the world.
Posted In: cable, Comcast, Time Warner, wi-fi

ABC, Univision team up for English-language channel

May 8, 2012
The new 24-hour English-language cable channel will target Latinos. But it's an unproven market.
Posted In: Latino community, Hispanics, cable, abc, univision, tv

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