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. […
Cable companies! They are about as fun to deal with as your parents divorce. We offered you a chance to vent by telling us your horror stories. Here's the rock bottom of the coaxial carnival ride.
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.
Your new pad is ace. All it needs now is cable. Easy! You'll be all set in no time; just take a vacation day and wait for some dude to show up and run a line to a box. What?
Your ISP probably sucks. You don't need the FCC to tell you that. But a recent study conducted on behalf of the FCC reveals just how badly some of them suck. And the best ISP in America? Verizon FiOS.
Yet another lawsuit—this time between Viacom and Cablevision—was started today. Reuters reports that the alleged culprit, Cablevision, is being accused of "unauthorized streaming of [Viacom's] programming on devices such as Apple Inc's iPad."
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…
Cablevision is releasing their new Optimum App for iPad for existing iO digital cable customers, effectively turning your iPad into a full-fledged television.
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.
News Corp. and Cablevision are currently stuck in a classic cable vs programming "we pay too much, you pay too little" fight. But this time around News Corp. is flexing more muscle by banning Cablevision Internet users from accessing Hulu too.
Well, this is awesome news for Cablevision, Time Warner and Comcast customers. If you live in the NY/NJ/CT area, the three companies have just announced a Wi-Fi roaming agreement that opens all of their Wi-Fi networks to each other's customers.
Comcast just launched a new high-speed 100Mbps cable service in Minneapolis and St. Paul, making it the second provider to offer next-level speeds to a small market for a crazy price.
Hollywood apparently tried to make a federal case about Cablevision launching a virtual DVR, a cable box with no local hard drive that still lets you "record" shows to watch later, and even fast forward through commercials. Hollywood studios got mad because they deemed it unfair re-broadcasting of content. The Supreme…
Google policy analyst Derek Slater—who's so obviously related to Christian Slater—explains how to reshape broadband in the US. Step one: Own the actual pipes that run to your house.
Verizon decided to respond to Cablevision's new limited 101Mbps service, and, well, it's a bit contradictory.
A Consumerist reader looking to hook up basic service to a cable-ready TV was told by Cablevision that a converter box would be needed "no matter what." He was also accused of being "disrespectful."
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…