FOX AutoHop Challenge Deferred

A federal judge has ruled in favor of DISH in a dispute FOX filed against the AutoHop feature that removes commercials from recorded primetime shows. U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee indicated a tentative decision that DISH isn’t violating copyright law with this feature as it would be considered fair use under the U.S. Supreme Court’s    Read the full article  

Coming Soon: HBO Standalone Subscriptions

In its pursuit of online, cable and Satellite TV subscribers, HBO announced today that it will be selling its service via the Internet starting in 2015. This will give customers access to HBO content even if they don’t have cable or Satellite TV service. Specific details have yet to be revealed, but the network’s CEO    Read the full article  

Time Warner Cable Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month On Demand

Hispanic Heritage month is kicking off and Time Warner Cable is celebrating with a special On Demand category that includes 15 acclaimed Latino films. The Hispanic Heritage Month On Demand movie collection features a variety of actors and directors including Javier Bardem (The Sea Inside) and Edward James Olmos (American Me). Time Warner Cable customers    Read the full article  

NFL Sunday Ticket to Stay with DIRECTV

According to multiple sources, DIRECTV and the NFL are on the brink of making a deal to renew their agreement regarding the rights to the NFL Sunday Ticket package. The agreement that has been reached is only in regards to the price and length of the deal which means there are several issues that still    Read the full article  

Free TV for College Students Courtesy of Comcast

Just in time for the school year, Comcast has launched XFINITY On Campus™. This service gives college students at select universities access to stream live, free TV and on-demand video content via laptop and desktop computers that are connected to the university’s Wi-Fi networks. Students living in on-campus facilities in the eastern part of the    Read the full article