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New York Launches Investigation Into Major Internet Providers Over Connection Speeds

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 10.26.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - The New York attorney general is probing whether three major Internet providers could be short-changing consumers by charging them for fas...

Hacking TV: 9.21.15 Episode

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 09.22.2015 | Technology
Steve Rosenbaum

Taking stock in the video and television world. On today's episode: The Emmy Awards ("The Grand Indulgence") as HBO Wins over Amazon and Netflix. Cab...

European Telecom Buys Cablevision For $17.7 Billion

AP | Jade Walker | Posted 09.17.2015 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — European telecommunications and cable company Altice has agreed to buy New York cable operator Cablevision for $17.7 ...

(VIDEO) Cablevision Finds Success With Census-Level, Impression-Based Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.16.2015 | Business
Andy Plesser

Addressable advertising can yield huge new opportunities in TV with "impression-based selling," says Kristin Dolan, Chief Operating Officer of Cablevision Systems Corporation, in this interview with Beet.TV.

Timothy Stenovec

It's About To Get So Much Easier To Watch HBO | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 04.02.2015 | Technology

For years, the only way to get HBO in the U.S. was to subscribe to an expensive pay TV package -- or, more recently, to (ahem) “borrow” an HBO Go ...

Cablevision Wants To Buy New York Daily News. For One Single Dollar.

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.31.2015 | Media

Cablevision may be ready to make real estate mogul Mort Zuckerman an offer for the New York Daily News as early as this week, Reuters reported Tuesday...

Don't Settle for Lousy Home Wi-Fi

Stewart Wolpin | Posted 05.25.2015 | Technology
Stewart Wolpin

This fractured FaceTime episode exposes three disturbing problems in our increasingly Wi-Fi dependent lives.

Cablevision Plans To Entice Internet Customers With HBO Now

AP | TALI ARBEL | Posted 05.17.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — Cablevision is offering the new HBO Now online service to its Internet customers, even though the service could persuade more people...

Freewheel WiFi Phone Service from Cablevision - Taking 'Voice as an App' to a New Level

Shelly Palmer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

With the evolution of WiFi roaming technology that allow devices, like the Freewheel Moto G, to "roam" from WiFi network to WiFi network (similar to cellular telephone handoff protocols), WiFi phone services may become practical alternatives to traditional mobile phone networks.

Cablevision To Launch WiFi Phone Service

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 03.28.2015 | Technology

Cablevision System Corp said on Monday it would launch in February a wireless Internet phone service to give users an alternative to pricier data plans from cellular companies.

(VIDEO) 'Addressable TV Will Take Off In 2015': SMG's Scheppach

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.24.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - In 2014, TV began learning the targeting tricks that digital media have deployed for years. In 2015, those techniques will kick in to high g...

Clearing the Aereo

Jim Monroe | Posted 06.23.2014 | Media
Jim Monroe

Big media tries to ease its headaches through big lawsuits, but that strategy has backfired. A couple of suits, against Sony's Betamax and Cablevision's network DVR, resulted in landmark decisions against media companies and in favor of viewers.

This Is The United States Of Comcast, Depressing Map Shows

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.05.2014 | Technology

Forget the United States of America: This is the United States of Comcast. Comcast's $45 billion deal to buy Time Warner Cable is going to give it ...

Netflix - 5 Reasons Cable Companies Should Just Say 'Yes!'

Peter Csathy | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Peter Csathy

Netflix customers already can (and do) access their accounts everywhere and via multiple other access points, including their DVRs, DVD players, Xbox's, Apple TVs, and others of that ilk. That is the reality facing cable/satellite providers. So, why pretend it isn't there?

Dear Mr. Dolan: Where the Papers At?

Larry Cohen | Posted 10.28.2013 | New York
Larry Cohen

In January 2012, these brave workers became the first Cablevision employees to vote for union representation when they joined CWA Local 1109. Since then, Cablevision management has thrown everything at this group.

A Viewpoint That Will Be Missed

Scott Blakeman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media
Scott Blakeman

Even though most of the people who would have loved Viewpoint with John Fugelsang were never given the chance to watch it, the show gave a voice to topics, opinions and guests not normally heard on shows of this kind.

Even The Kids Of A Cable CEO Prefer Watching Netflix

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 08.05.2013 | Technology

Here's how you know Netflix is doing well: Even the CEO of Cablevision chooses it over cable. In a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, ...

Now Streaming on a Website Near You

Gregory Alan Barnes | Posted 06.25.2013 | Media
Gregory Alan Barnes

The goal of identifying and disrupting the online activities of rogue websites is important and certainly worthy of pursuit. But, it must be accomplished in a way that doesn't disturb the current pace of innovation being carried-out by legitimate online services providers.

Viacom SUED

Reuters | Liana B. Baker | Posted 04.28.2013 | Media

By Liana B. Baker Feb 26 (Reuters) - Cablevision Systems Corp has accused Viacom Inc in an antitrust lawsuit of forcin...

Illegal Downloaders, Get Ready For A Crackdown

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.25.2013 | Technology

A controversial strategy to combat Internet piracy took effect Monday, meaning subscribers who illegally share movies or songs could be punished by lo...

AT&T Among Internet Providers Not Delivering The Speeds They Advertise: FCC

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 02.15.2013 | Technology

Some Internet providers, notably AT&T, are still not delivering the speeds they advertise to consumers, according to a new report by the Federal Commu...

Gerry Smith

Internet Pirates Beware | Gerry Smith | Posted 01.11.2013 | Technology

Guilty of online piracy? Verizon may slow your high-speed Internet service to a crawl. The company is considering punishing subscribers who illeg...

Free WiFi If You Subscribe To One Of These Cable Companies

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.20.2013 | Technology

Five major U.S. cable companies have joined forces to create a giant WiFi network with more than 50,000 hotspots across the nation. The joint effort h...

Beyond May Day

Camille Rivera | Posted 07.18.2012 | New York
Camille Rivera

May Day, the Occupy movement and the 99 percent narrative have raised the voices of low-wage workers in this city who have joined together under the banner "Organize, Legalize, and Unionize."

Did Knicks Use Jeremy Lin To Mislead Fans?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.03.2012 | Business

Did the New York Knicks cover up information about an injured Jeremy Lin to mislead ticket buyers? Frank Isola, a New York Daily News beat writer f...