Cable Operators

A French Company Is About to Become America’s 4th Largest Cable Provider

After 42 years, the Dolan family will no longer control Cablevision.

City of Los Angeles Files $10 Million Suit Against Time Warner Cable

The city of Los Angeles is suing Time Warner Cable for nearly $10 million in allegedly unpaid franchise fees, a backlog that stretches back to 2010.

Comcast to Buy Out Time Warner Cable [Updated]

In a tweet heard ‘round the cable universe, CNBC’s David Faber on Wednesday night said that multiple sources have told him that Comcast is preparing to make a formal overture to take full control of Time Warner Cable. Hours later, both sides confirmed the news.

Big Cable Offering Producers Incentives to Stay Off the Web

Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators are offering incentives to producers to withhold content from Internet services, Bloomberg reported. Bloomberg's unnamed sources said the incentives take the form of higher payments or threats to drop programm

Indie News Channels Look to Break Into Cable

As cable operators angrily watch margins shrink and subscriber fees rise, independent networks are trying to wedge themselves into the gap—and nowhere is the field of hopefuls more crowded than in cable news.

A la Carte Wars: Cablevision Sues Viacom for Bundling

In an apparent bid to set a legal precedent, Cablevision on Tuesday announced that it has filed a lawsuit against Viacom for “bundling,” the practice by which programmers force distributors to carry low-rated channels as a condition of carrying their more popular networks.