Stories tagged: cable
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
City Council OKs negotiations with TDS, a cable provider that plans to compete with Comcast in Spokane
The city will negotiate an agreement with a new cable provider in Spokane, potentially offering residents an alternative to Comcast for their binge-watching and high-speed downloading needs.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Cable customers in Spokane could soon have an alternative to Comcast.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 8, 2019
The nearly three-week blackout of CBS stations on AT&T television services, including DirecTV and U-Verse, was resolved early Thursday after the two television powerhouses reached a new carriage agreement.
Mon., June 25, 2018
Tiny telecom companies provide rural towns with services beyond just phone and cable service.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018
Comcast, the world’s largest cable company, and other cable operators are trying to work out new relationships with once-fierce rivals in a changing media landscape.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016
Last year, HBO added nearly 3 million U.S. subscribers, capping its biggest two-year gain in three decades. There was just one problem: It didn’t get paid for many of them.
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016
Comcast is paying one of the biggest fines ever levied on a cable company after regulators said it illegally billed customers for unwanted equipment and services.
Thu., Aug. 4, 2016
Dish Network is offering a new “skinny” bundle of about 50 cable channels that doesn’t include ESPN and some other sports channels, giving people who don’t care about sports a …
Wed., Aug. 3, 2016
In another win for cable cord-cutters, Time Warner has become the latest media company to invest in streaming service Hulu.
Mon., Aug. 1, 2016
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) – Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday filed a $100 million lawsuit against Comcast, saying the cable and internet giant deceived customers into paying tens …
Wed., May 18, 2016
Time Warner Cable, the largest cable provider in New York and Los Angeles, among other markets, was just bought by Charter Communications Inc., which has mostly operated in the Midwest.
Thu., Oct. 29, 2015
NEW YORK – Hate your cable box? In a few weeks, Time Warner Cable is going to start testing in New York City a cable service that doesn’t need one …
Wed., Oct. 15, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) — Premium cable channel HBO plans to offer a stand-alone version of its popular video-streaming service in 2015.
Fri., Jan. 31, 2014
The company that has the exclusive right to provide cable TV services in Spokane says it no longer should have to follow federal price regulations. Comcast, which provides cable services …
Wed., July 7, 2010
Most of Spokane’s Comcast subscribers will see price increases in their Internet and video services effective in August, the cable company announced. Comcast’s last price increase went into effect October …
Tue., Aug. 15, 1995
Bruce Willis and Eddie Murphy will be on hand, and Sly Stallone has a ticket, too. Right after the weigh-in, the Wayans brothers will show up, and, if his boat …