Multichannel News

NewWave Sets Stage for 1-Gig

NewWave Communications is gearing up to bring 1 Gbps speeds to a handful of rural markets in 2015, and said it will use the emerging DOCSIS 3.1 platform to deliver them.

ACA: Comcast/TWC Poses Horizontal, Vertical Harms

The Comcast/TWC deal poses vertical harms, horizontal harms, and spot cable ad market harms that need more than arbitration to remedy.

Comcast Estimates TWC Merger Completed in Early 2015

Comcast said in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing that it now expects to gain the necessary regulatory approvals for unionist acquisition of Time warner Cable in early 2015.

LA Providers Scrimmage Over Sports

The battle for sports superiority in the Los Angeles area continues as Time Warner Cable piled on additional feeds of the Pac-12 Network to customers in the area.

Viamedia to FCC: Protect Spot Cable Market

Cable ad outsourcer Viamedia says the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable would give the combined company too much control over the spot cable marketplace, and wants the Federal Communications Commission to impose conditions to make sure that

Charter Speeds Roll into Southern California

Charter Communications said it’s unleashing faster broadband speeds and a heavier high-definition television channel lineup in its Southern California systems following all-digital upgrades that are coupled with the introduction of the multiple se

No Rush to Judgment on Net Neutrality

[Commentary] A New York Times editorial backs reclassifying Internet service as a telecommunications service because it “would allow regulators to prohibit phone and cable companies like Verizon and Comcast from engaging in unjust or unreasonable

AT&T To Bring ‘GigaPower’ To Jacksonville

Add Jacksonville (FL) to the list of markets where AT&T has committed to deploy its fiber-based 1 Gbps-capable “GigaPower” network.