Time Warner Cable has increased its controversial modem rental fee to $5 monthly, according to a report from Stop the Cap .
Charter Communications continues to lure execs away from other MSOs. The newest addition to the Charter team is Catherine Bohigian, who was named executive vice president of government affairs and will oversee all aspects of Charter's government relations.
Charter Communications, which is partially owned by Liberty Media, has been in talks with Time Warner Cable, about a possible merger; however, the likelihood of that deal coming to fruition is weak.
Responding to complaints that it intentionally degrades online video services such as YouTube and Hulu being accessed by cable modem subscribers, Time Warner Cable insisted Thursday that it doesn't "throttle" Internet video traffic.
Cox Communications was ranked as the top commercial business wireline provider for very small and medium businesses, according to a survey from J.D. Power and Associates.
Julian Brodsky, the co-founder of Comcast, said during The Cable Show in Washington, D.C., that the cable industry is about to enter another round of consolidation.
Time Warner Cable said Tuesday that it plans to launch its TWC TV app on connected TVs from Samsung this summer.
I was surprised to run into Comcast co-founder and former vice chairman Julian Brodsky on Tuesday, who was among the team of executives that joined CEO Brian Roberts at a press conference at the MSO's booth here at The Cable Show.
At The Cable Show this week, device makers and service providers seemed increasingly open to integrating online video and over-the-top TV services with their own video products. While the prospect that online video companies may get greater access to the cable set-top box is enticing, the online video industry should be wary of integrating too closely with pay-TV providers.
Consumer electronics companies and cable technology vendors are preparing devices and services for the cable industry that incorporate the features found in in streaming media devices like the Roku and Apple TV.