Topic: Cablevision

Reed Hastings Says Comcast Ignores Net Neutrality Principles Netflix CEO slams company in Facebook post

Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings came out swinging on Sunday in a publicly available Facebook post that scolded Comcast for imposing a data cap on services it doesn't provide to the customer: "Comcast…

April 17, 2012, 4:18 PM EDT

Canoe Ventures Capsizes Cable provider ad partnership laying off CEO and 120 staffers, abandoning interactive TV

It was going to revolutionize cable television advertising; now it's been relegated to video-on-demand and TV Everywhere. Canoe, a joint venture among the six largest cable companies in the country (Time…

February 23, 2012, 12:28 PM EST

Cablevision Selects Finalists in Optimum Creative Review Company to brief 4 shops this week

Four shops have advanced to the final round of Cablevision’s search for an agency to craft image ads for its Optimum brand. This week, Cablevision executives will brief the shops. Final…

February 22, 2012, 11:55 AM EST

Cablevision's Optimum Seeks 'Voice' in Creative Search Winner will focus on brand image efforts

Product-focused, transaction-orientated advertising apparently isn’t moving the needle enough for Cablevision’s Optimum brand. The cable giant is now seeking a broader brand image campaign to distinguish Optimum—which offers digital TV, digital…

February 15, 2012, 3:09 PM EST

Time Warner, Cablevision Bow HBO Go Last holdouts will finally carry streaming video service

Two of the last major cable provider holdouts have finally agreed to carry HBO's online streaming video service HBO Go. Cablevision announced that it has reached a deal that allows the…

December 20, 2011, 8:17 AM EST

Cablevision's Stock Swoons on Rutledge Departure Analysts bemoan loss of operator’s COO

The sudden resignation this week of Cablevision chief operating officer Tom Rutledge has taken a big bite out of the cable operator’s wallet. Shares of Cablevision on Friday morning plummeted 16…

December 16, 2011, 3:47 PM EST

Cablevision Appeals Again in Bid to Keep HD Feeds to Itself Fight over feeds for New York sports teams back in court

Cablevision just won't take no for an answer in its fight with the Federal Communications Commission over the agency's order that Madison Square Garden must offer high-definition feeds of its…

November 17, 2011, 11:18 AM EST

FCC Orders Cablevision to Hand HD Sports Programming Over to Competitors Long-running fight over MSG Networks could still continue

Subscribers to AT&T U-Verse and Verizon FiOS in the New York area will soon be able to view some of their favorite New York sports teams, including the New York…

September 22, 2011, 5:54 PM EDT

NFL Network Locks Up Mediacom Carriage Time Warner Cable, Cablevision last of the big holdouts

With less than three weeks to go before the 2011-12 season kicks off, Mediacom has scored a multiyear affiliate deal with NFL Network. While financial terms were not disclosed, the pact…

August 22, 2011, 3:58 PM EDT

Viacom, Cablevision Settle Suit Over iPad App MSO will continue to offer Viacom content on mobile devices

A short-run feud between Cablevision and Viacom has been resolved. Earlier today, the two companies announced that they will settle a lawsuit Viacom had filed against Cablevision over the MSO’s Optimum…

August 10, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT