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Cable Industry

Obama Supports Cable Box Competition And The Cable Lobby Is Angry

Ars Technica | Andrew Hart | Posted 04.16.2016 | Politics

President Obama today pledged support for the Federal Communications Commission effort to give cable TV customers a greater choice of set-top boxes. S...

Cable: A Recession Proof Industry

Barbara Popovic | Posted 06.29.2013 | Chicago
Barbara Popovic

The number of U.S. cable TV subscribers decreased over the last decade. At the same time, the average monthly cable bill went up 84 percent. llinois welcomes healthy business partners. But Illinois residents need and deserve laws from the legislature that protect the public.

'We Must Not Place Limits': HuffPost Readers Voice Concerns Over Cable Industry's Shift Toward Metered Billing

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

Cable companies are considering moving from a flat-fee Internet service model -- where every user pays the same price for Internet access, regardless ...

Gerry Smith

Cable Industry Draws Scrutiny For Putting Web Users On A Scale | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology

The cable industry wants Internet users to go on a diet. Cable companies have been testing a new business model that charges customers based on how...

Platforms, Disruption, and Television: My Interview With John Funge of BrightContext

Phil Simon | Posted 12.02.2012 | Technology
Phil Simon

If there's any industry ripe for disruption, it's television. Cable TV companies have long had near-monopolies in local markets, often angering customers with fees and a general lack of choice.