Cable TV customers looking to reduce their monthly bills by switching to a less-expensive programming package may be in for a rude surprise: Some operators will charge a one-time fee of up to $6 for…
Don’t write a eulogy for pay TV yet. Even though bills keep climbing — and Internet-video options like Netflix are expanding rapidly — cable, satellite and telco TV operators may eke out a small net…
Comcast surely hasn’t slayed the cord-cutting beast. But chairman and CEO Brian Roberts touted a historic reversal for the nation’s No. 1 cable company: In the last three months of 2013, it actually…
HBO is feeling the love from Big Cable. Time Warner Cable is now marketing a low-cost bundle that includes a limited bunch of TV channels and HBO — a package aimed at “cord nevers” and others who…
Though the device is being touted as an all-entertainment hub, accessing channels on it still requires a settop box from a pay-TV provider.
Hong Kong telecoms and pay-TV group PCCW is to set up a HK$300 million ($39 million) Independent Productions Fund that will acquire content for its channels.
DirecTV gained a net 139,000 subscribers in the U.S. in the third quarter after dropping 84,000 in Q2, and the satcaster’s financial results rose primarily because customers are forking over more…
In a turnaround, a Singapore Appeals Court has cut to less than $1 million the award made to Malaysia's Astro group its long-running dispute with Indonesia's Lippo.
Vietnam will be the launching place for GEM, a new Asian TV channel being put together by Sony Pictures Television, it was announced at CASBAA.
Apple may still have big plans to disrupt the traditional TV business, but the tech giant has been leaning more on the friend side of the friend-foe line when it comes to pay television. Apple TV…
A friend last week was appalled that I was not yet subscribing to DogTV, the 24-hour pay service that was daily pacifying his pooches. Didn't I understand the value of canine kitsch?