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Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case Aereo TV Service Threatened by Supreme Court Case

In a case which alludes to the 1984 Betamax case, the pseudo-TV service Aereo is being threatened by a lawsuit from major cable companies. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will start hearing arguments from both sides. Two years ago, Aereo …

Consumers Union Speaks Out Against Comcast/Time Warner Merger Consumers Union Speaks Out Against Comcast/Time Warner Merger

There are plenty of reasons to be opposed to the proposed merger of Time Warner and Comcast. The deal would see the two largest cable companies in the U.S. combined into one giant cable company covering much of the country. …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Intel TV Service Delayed by Cable Companies Intel TV Service Delayed by Cable Companies
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Intel‘s new push into the cable TV arena could be delayed significantly, if cable companies have their way. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Intel’s plan to offer cable TV over the internet is on hold until content-licensing agreements …

Apple HDTV on Hold as Cable Companies Balk Apple HDTV on Hold as Cable Companies Balk

Last month it was reported that Apple was in talks with cable companies over changing the current cable TV model with the upcoming Apple HDTV. Rumor had it that these talks were unlikely to yield results due to the cable …

Apple TV Set Could be Delayed by Cable Companies Apple TV Set Could be Delayed by Cable Companies
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Rumors of an Apple TV set have been flying a for over a year now. In recent weeks, some excitement for the product has even been built by rumors that the product is already being manufactured. Whether or not that …

Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction

A new study has revealed that customers rate Netflix Watch Instantly higher in customer satisfaction than premium broadcast TV. The study, from market research and consulting firm Parks Associates, cites the low cost and high viewing flexibility of Netflix streaming …

FCC Proposes New Rule That Could Hurt Boxee Sales FCC Proposes New Rule That Could Hurt Boxee Sales

The FCC is proposing a rule change that could alter how Americans watch television forever. That might be pushing it a little too much, but the FCC is proposing a change to a provision in the Cable Television Protection and …

Netflix, Hulu Users: Usage-Based Internet Is On The Way… Or Not? Netflix, Hulu Users: Usage-Based Internet Is On The Way… Or Not?
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The Internet sky is falling, says the Internet. But that isn’t exactly true. Not yet, at least. An analyst with Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. in New York, Craig Moffett, was quoted in Bloomberg yesterday for predicting that at least …