New Yorkers Rejoice—Cablevision Hops on the HBO GO Bandwagon

Hot on the heels of Time Warner Cable's recent deal to carry HBO's streaming service, Cablevision has reached an agreement to do so as well. Makes sense, given that the two providers directly compete in the lucrative NYC area. Cablevision customers will be afforded access to both the HBO and Cinemax back catalogs. [The … » 12/20/11 12:20am 12/20/11 12:20am

Sprint Might Buy Out Clearwire to Own Its 4G Destiny

Sprint owns a majority of Clearwire, the company it partners with to deliver 4G WiMax. Clearwire is a troubled little company: It poops money like a baby with bloody diarrhea, and it needs to spend $600 millionish to upgrade its network to LTE. » 8/19/11 2:20pm 8/19/11 2:20pm

Viacom Asks Cablevision to Remove Content from Their iPad App, Too

Right on the heels of the Time Warner/Viacom debacle, Cablevision's live TV-streaming app has now gotten caught in the crosshairs too. Viacom claims that the Cablevision iPad app does not honor distribution agreements, and they've asked the cable company to remove content from their iPad app. Meanwhile, Cablevision has … » 4/11/11 6:26pm 4/11/11 6:26pm

FCC Tweets Playoff Game Updates For Fox-less Cablevision Customers

The real victims in the ongoing spat between Cablevision and News Corp? Phillies fans, who were denied from watching Tuesday night's playoff game on Fox. Until the FCC stepped in with live Twitter updates from the game. » 10/21/10 9:40am 10/21/10 9:40am

Matt Cain relieved after 7 strong, 2 H, 0 ER. Giants scored on two singles, throwing …

Suck It, Fiber: America's Fastest Internet 101Mbps Delivered by…

Holy. I knew the fruits of cable's fiber-fast DOCSIS 3.0 standard would be delicious, but this is incredible: Cablevision's going to sell the fastest internet in the US next month: 101 blazing megabits per second. » 4/28/09 10:30am 4/28/09 10:30am

FCC Fines Big Cable for Ditching TiVo Owners

Ars reports that the FCC has bitch slapped cable companies that adopted the new switched digital video (SDV) CableCard protocol because, as we discussed in the spring, it totally left TiVo owners hanging. Cable companies say they should be free to do whatever they want with hardware; the FCC says, well, you still need… » 10/17/08 8:05pm 10/17/08 8:05pm