Get ready to spend more for DirecTV service: The biggest satcaster in the U.S. will be forced to hike prices again next year as programming costs continue to climb, according to president and CEO…
As the CBS blackout on Time Warner Cable appears to be heading into a second week, a big contract dispute may be brewing between Dish Network and Disney/ABC and ESPN — and it could be every bit as…
Dish Network dropped 78,000 net subscribers in the second quarter, with the No. 2 satcaster attributing higher cancellations rates to its January rate increase. The company ended the second quarter…
DirecTV made "an aggressive and attractive" for Hulu, but now that the online video site has been pulled off the table the satcaster is pursuing alternate plans for Internet-streaming subscription…
Will pooch-loving DirecTV customers bite on this offer? DogTV — a 24-hour channel aimed at keeping hounds relaxed, happy and well-behaved — launched Thursday on DirecTV channel 354. It’s free to all…
Blackouts didn't leave much of a black eye for pay-TV distributors, if the third-quarter numbers for video subscribers are any indication.
Dish Network has made a series of software upgrades to its DVRs embedded with the controversial AutoHop feature, raising speculation that the satcaster is trying to bolster its legal positioning…
Comcast is announcing a new subscription VOD service that is aimed squarely at countering Netflix but requires already paying for cable.
Japan's biggest satcaster, Sky Perfect Jsat, will bow 62 HD channels by fall 2009, according to its mid-term plan for 2008-2012 released on Tuesday.
Wow, this is a really good, well-rounded view of Rupert Murdoch — the man, the mogul, the dealmaking machine, by Time magazine’s Eric Pooley. It feels like an objective take on a guy who is unfairly…