Almost 620 million subscribers of cablers and telcos will have Internet broadband service at the end of this year, up 7.3% from 2011, according to ABI Research. That equals more than one-third of the…
Moody's thinks that most broadcasters whose bonds it rates will use the election windfall to reduce their debt. Now is the time to do that. Most political advertising will vanish after Nov. 6, and…
Media and entertainment companies had the greatest number of "ratings actions" (bond-rating speak for upgrades and downgrades of credit ratings) in the third quarter, according to Standard & Poor's…
Comcast investors have to be pleased with the stock's performance over the first three quarters of 2012.
Moody's says that because of labor expenditures and the high cost of acquiring TV content and attracting customers, AT&T and Verizon will continue to struggle to achieve the same margins as cable…
In 1958, there were more than 4,000 drive-in theaters in the U.S. Today, only 368 remain, according to figures complied by the United Drive-in Theater Owners Assn. Some of the facilities are the…
The survey did not ask how many used their DVRs to skip the commercials.
By 2015, global revenues of direct broadcast satellite companies will exceed those of cablers, according to a report from Digital TV Research. The U.K.-based forecaster says that DTH (direct-to-home)…
Many companies have initiated or increased dividends since the 15% dividend tax rate became law in 2003.
People who want to invest in the market but don't want to choose individual stocks often turn to funds. There are thousands of portfolios and lots of options to pick from, but for those who want just…
If July is any indication, the whole is worth less than the sum of its parts, at least when it comes to Cablevision Systems and AMC Networks.