Category Archives: Provider News

SEC Network Holds Largest Launch in Cable History

August 14 stands to be a big day for the SEC Network as yesterday’s announcement of its deal with Charter has brought the total number of SEC Network carriers to eight* of the top ten TV providers. In addition to Charter, other providers who will be carrying the network include DISH, DIRECTV, AT&T, Cox and […]

“Over the top” TV Service Courtesy of DISH

You’ve probably heard about the plan DISH is developing to roll out an Internet-based TV service or “over the top” TV service, as the Satellite TV company has recently labeled it. But ever since DISH and Walt Disney Co. made an agreement in March of this year, a big question has remained – what TV […]

DISH Network Multi-Sport Pack Offer

Just in time for football season, DISH Network is offering to include the Multi-Sport Package to new DISH Network customers who order America’s Top 120 and above, Latino Dos or Latino Max. The Multi-Sport Package includes all the football coverage you need – NFL RedZone from NFL Network, Big Ten Network, over 25 local sports […]

New Interest in Acquiring Time Warner Cable?

Rumors are flying regarding allegations that Rupert Murdoch is attending this year’s Sun Valley conference with intentions to make a deal with Time Warner Cable. Both Time Warner and Fox spokespeople have yet to comment, but the speculation continues as a deal of this magnitude would make the list of Murdoch’s companies even more extensive […]

Merger Decision-Makers Appointed by FCC

Meet two of the people the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has appointed to oversee the proposed AT&T / DIRECTV and the Comcast / Time Warner Cable merger deals: Jamillia Ferris, former member of the Justice Department’s antitrust division during the first Obama administration William Rogerson, economics chair at Northwestern University and served as the chief […]

Verizon’s Interest in DISH Wireless Spectrum

DISH has purchased $17 billion worth of wireless spectrum since 2011 and is reportedly looking for a partner to build a wireless broadband network. But with the multiple merger deals being discussed, the number of potential partners is diminishing – quickly. Click here to find blogs on potential merging providers and other provider news. Before […]

Is Your Home a Potential Internet Company Hotspot?

Last week, Comcast turned 50,000 of its customers’ homes in Houston, Texas into public hotspots and they plan on doing the same to millions more by the end of the year. According to the Houston Chronicle, Comcast says the move won’t slow down the residential customer’s connection. Comcast’s website explains that the additional “xfinitywifi” network […]

Netflix and Verizon Playing the Blame Game for Poor Video Streaming

Things are starting to get a little catty between internet service providers and content providers as the conversation on net neutrality heats up with Netflix and Verizon playing the blame game for poor video streaming quality. Earlier this week some Netflix users who connect to the internet through a Verizon FiOS connection received the following […]

SignatureHome™ by Time Warner Cable

Get customized premium services that integrate your home and technology! Why do you want SignatureHome™? Whole home HD-DVR. Up to 100 Mbps download speeds. VoiceZone®. A personal solutions advisor. Shall we go on? Whole home HD-DVR: The ability to watch all of your recorded shows in HD and from any room in the house. Ultimate […]