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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

The Worst Performing Stocks Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 12.30.2011 | Business

What can we learn by looking at the year's 10 worst performers among the S&P 500? That it's not an opportune moment for alternative energy. Some finan...

Cablevision Settles Suit Against Verizon

Reuters | Jessica Dye | Posted 02.18.2012 | Technology

By Jessica Dye NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cablevision Systems Corp said Monday that it would dismiss a lawsuit it filed earlier this month aga...

How to Settle the Viacom iPad Lawsuits Now

Jonathan Handel | Posted 09.07.2011 | Media
Jonathan Handel

Back in April, Viacom and Time Warner Cable sued each other; then last month Viacom sued Cablevision. Interestingly, that came just a day after Viacom...

Viacom Sues Cablevision Over IPad Video App

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 08.23.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Viacom Inc., the owner of MTV, Comedy Central and other television channels, accused cable TV distributor Cablevision Systems Corp...

It's Time for the FCC to Step Up for Sports Fans

Brian Frederick | Posted 08.14.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

The FCC has leveled the playing field and the Courts have upheld their authority. Now it's time for the FCC to actually enforce its own ruling

A New Brave Soul Attempts to Bring Your TV to You: Bon Chance, Bamboom

Art Brodsky | Posted 06.16.2011 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Here we go again. People who aren't "broadcasters" are messing around with the broadcast signal, all to make it more convenient to "watch TV." You know what that means -- lawsuits.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

I've often said that while New York is basically a baseball town, the Knicks are a close second. You all got riled up pretty good over the Carmelo Anthony trade.

Sat Dishes and Revolution: Why Al Jazeera Matters There -- and Here

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Watson

You won't find it on Time Warner or Cablevision, but Al Jazeera's English language television service is laying claim to the viewing loyalty of news-hungry, media-obsessed Westerners.

Content Is King? Broadcasters Keep Upper Hand In TV Disputes

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A recent spate of TV blackouts and the lack of government intervention suggests that broadcasters have the upper hand over TV sign...

Fox, Cablevision Reach Deal To End NY Blackout

AP | TOM McELROY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Fox and Cablevision reached an agreement Saturday that will restore programming to more than 3 million New York-area subscribers who have...

What Fox vs. Cablevision Was Really About

David Nassar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Nassar

Fights we see now are an attempt to maintain the networks' predominant position at the top of the pyramid. By using their most valuable content to leverage fees they want, the networks are being smart.

Free Glee!

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

TV should be simple. We want to watch the shows we want to watch whenever and wherever we want to watch them. Channels that stop us from watching them [Fox, are you listening?] are hastening their own deaths.