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Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink Netflix Signs Another U.S. Cable Deal, This Time With Suddenlink

Netflix has reportedly signed a deal with Suddenlink Communications, a cable provider serving areas in California, Idaho, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, and North Carolina. It serves about 1.2 million …

AT&T Said To Seek DirecTV Acquisition AT&T Said To Seek DirecTV Acquisition

First Comcast and Time Warner proposed a merger, which is still going through the regulatory rounds. Now, according to The Wall Street Journal, AT&T is considering acquiring DirecTV in a deal it says would be worth at least $40 billion. …

Netflix Coming To U.S. Cable As Soon As Next Week Netflix Coming To U.S. Cable As Soon As Next Week

Netflix said earlier this week that it would launch on its first U.S. MVPD TiVo boxes this quarter, following a path it has already been on in Europe (like with Virgin Media in the UK, for example). It looks like …

Netflix To Launch On First U.S. MVPD TiVo Boxes This Quarter Netflix To Launch On First U.S. MVPD TiVo Boxes This Quarter

Netflix just released its earnings report for the first quarter. Accompanying that as usual, was a letter to shareholders addressing various parts of the business. Within that was a section talking about Netflix’s integrations on MVPD set-top boxes. The company …

Netflix Expands ISP Speed Index Netflix Expands ISP Speed Index

A year ago, Netflix launched its ISP Speed Index site. Since then, updates have included regional reports and prime time performance metrics. Now, the index has been expanded to include the top 60 in the U.S. Here’s a look at …

Complain All You Want, Comcast Doesn’t Give a Single F-ck About You Complain All You Want, Comcast Doesn’t Give a Single F-ck About You

Hello! Are you upset with your service provider? Does it happen to be Comcast? Are you a Time Warner Cable subscriber who’s about to be a Comcast customer? Do you feel the ground eroding beneath you, as your options for …

Netflix Makes Deal With Comcast To Ensure High-Quality Streaming Netflix Makes Deal With Comcast To Ensure High-Quality Streaming

Comcast and Netflix announced on Sunday that they’ve entered into a multi-year agreement to provide U.S. Comcast customers with a “high-quality Netflix video experience for years to come.” What it reportedly comes down to is that Netflix is paying some …

Comcast Deal Impedes Progress Of Netflix Time Warner Cable Talks Comcast Deal Impedes Progress Of Netflix Time Warner Cable Talks

Netflix has made no secret of the fact that it’s trying to get its service available on set-top boxes from cable providers in the U.S. as it has already begun doing in Europe. It’s all about getting on as many …

U.S. Cable Providers To Offer Netflix Soon? U.S. Cable Providers To Offer Netflix Soon?

Netflix just released its Q4 earnings report and a letter to shareholders discussing the quarter and its outlook for the current quarter. Among other things, the company discussed its recent foray into set-top boxes from cable providers. So far, this …

Netflix And The Like Gain Ground Against Premium TV Channels, Says Disputed Report Netflix And The Like Gain Ground Against Premium TV Channels, Says Disputed Report

Update: HBO says the NPD report is incorrect, and that it’s not losing subscribers. Both HBO and Cinemax have shown “significant” growth over the past two years, according to the company. Meanwhile, NPD appears to have pulled the report. It …

Netflix Hits Com Hem TiVo Boxes In Sweden Netflix Hits Com Hem TiVo Boxes In Sweden

Last year, Netflix started emerging on a few TiVo boxes from cable providers, beginning with Virgin Media in the UK. Among the deals announced was one with Swedish provider Com Hem. Now, according to reports, Netflix is available on Com …

Time Warner’s Yule Log Is Back, But Has Some Chromecast Competition This Year Time Warner’s Yule Log Is Back, But Has Some Chromecast Competition This Year

On Friday, we told you about Google’s YouTube Fireplace for Chromecast. It’s essentially an hour-long video of a fireplace burning with a dog sitting in a chair. Simple, but people seem to like it. Well, if you’re a Time Warner …

‘The Simpsons’ Sold to FXX in Biggest Cable Deal Ever ‘The Simpsons’ Sold to FXX in Biggest Cable Deal Ever

The longest running sitcom in television history sold its cable syndication rights today to FXX for close to $1 billion. FXX, a subsidiary of FX and parent company FOX, reportedly outbid five other major cable outlets, including TBS and Cartoon …

Roku Now Sports WatchESPN and WATCH Disney Channels Roku Now Sports WatchESPN and WATCH Disney Channels
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Roku owners can now rejoice in the knowledge that their holiday seasons will be filled with much more sports (as long as their cable provider supports it, of course). Today, Roku became the latest device to get the WatchESPN app, …

Netflix Is Now Available On Virgin Media TiVo Boxes Netflix Is Now Available On Virgin Media TiVo Boxes

Virgin Media announced that it is launching Netflix on its TiVo boxes today, making the app available to its over 1.8 million homes in the UK. The deal between the two companies was announced in September, making it the first …

This Internet/HBO Bundle Is the Closest Thing You’re Going to Get to Standalone HBO Go This Internet/HBO Bundle Is the Closest Thing You’re Going to Get to Standalone HBO Go
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People want to pay for HBO Go, this is an established fact. Many people, however, don’t want to pay for the expensive cable packages that are required to access HBO Go. All they want is a standalone HBO Go service …

Netflix Doesn’t Expect Cable Presence To Match Internet Set-Top Box Presence For ‘Many Years’ Netflix Doesn’t Expect Cable Presence To Match Internet Set-Top Box Presence For ‘Many Years’

Netflix released its quarterly earnings report today along with a letter to shareholders. Among the topics discussed in the letter is Netflix’s presences (and lack thereof) on set-top boxes from from cable providers. This has been a big topic in …

Netflix Finds Its Way To Samsung Cable Box Netflix Finds Its Way To Samsung Cable Box
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As has been reported numerous times over the past few days, Netflix is said to be in discussions with cable providers in the U.S. including Comcast and Suddenlink to potentially bring the Netflix app to cable boxes. A report out …

Netflix Could Be On Its Way To Cable Boxes In The U.S. Netflix Could Be On Its Way To Cable Boxes In The U.S.

Netflix could be coming to subscribers of cable services in the U.S., as the company is reportedly in talks with several of them, including Comcast and Suddenlink. The report comes from The Wall Street Journal, which cites “people familiar with …

Cord-Cutting, Twitter, And The TV Experience Cord-Cutting, Twitter, And The TV Experience

Cord-cutting, for those who may not be in-the-know, refers to “cutting” the cable cord in favor of sating one’s lust for television programming in a different manner, usually through pay-per-view services or the Internet. The practice has been steadily growing …

Will U.S. Cable Companies Embrace Netflix? Will U.S. Cable Companies Embrace Netflix?

Netflix has been achieving all kinds of new milestones. Its original shows were able to garner a total of fourteen nominations (while also managing to win a few), marking the historical entrance of online video into the television awards. Earlier …