Topic: Cox

New Software Disrupts Old Way Of Buying TV Ad Time Cox, Google, ad tech players embrace programmatic

A new advertising platform is set to inject automation into the buying of television commercials, thereby replacing the mechanics of an industry that still sells ads the old-fashioned way. Software company…

June 17, 2014, 12:52 PM EDT

AT&T in Talks to Acquire DirecTV $50 billion deal could close within weeks

DirecTV and AT&T are in talks to merge, with AT&T taking a stake in the smaller company in a deal composed of both cash and shares, according to multiple reports. Stock…

May 12, 2014, 7:38 PM EDT

Bumpy Start for Oscars Live Streaming Initiative Demand for ABC feed maxes out servers

ABC’s first pass at live-streaming the Academy Awards didn’t exactly go off without a hitch last night, as user demand knocked the service out of commission. The live video feed streaming…

March 3, 2014, 12:21 PM EST

Will ABC and Univision’s Cable News Channel Sell? Alphabet net to manage Fusion ad inventory in the near term

If you’re looking to buy time on Fusion, ABC and Univision’s new joint venture English-language news and lifestyle channel, you’ll need to look up ABC’s president of sales and marketing,…

February 12, 2013, 3:25 PM EST

FCC Conditionally Approves Verizon Deals for Wireless Spectrum Telecom will move quickly to close transactions

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday conditionally approved Verizon Wireless' $3.9 billion purchase of spectrum from Cox and SpectrumCo companies Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks. It also approved…

August 23, 2012, 4:39 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

Verizon Wireless Buys Spectrum From Cox Cox to become part of Verizon-SpectrumCo joint venture

In another spectrum deal that is sure to turn heads in the cable and wireless industries, Verizon Wireless has agreed to buy wireless spectrum from Cox Communications for $315 million. The…

December 16, 2011, 12:28 PM EST

Cox ad promises to deliver right-sized world

All of you tall people out there, grazing the ceilings like giraffes, probably think this Cox Communications spot from Minneapolis shop Periscope is a riot. We see a tiny…

April 20, 2010, 9:34 AM EDT