Time Warner Cable will pull the plug next month on a circuit-switched telephone service in Kentucky that It acquired from Insight Communications, according to an FCC notice.
Frontier Communications said it will charge $14.99 monthly for a 24-hour customer support service focused on helping subscribers fix problems ranging from issues with WiFi routers to viruses on their computers.
Dish Network submitted a $25.5 billion offer to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.-- a deal that could help it compete with the quadruple-play bundles marketed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and other pay TV rivals.
Time Warner Cable said it struck a multi-year endorsement deal with former Pittsburgh Steelers coach Bill Cowher, who will pitch its digital cable, high-speed Internet and phone products.
The FCC gave Time Warner Cable the green light to hike basic-cable fees in several towns in Ohio and California, ruling Wednesday that it faces "effective competition" from DirecTV and Dish Network.
It has taken Roku nearly five years to ship 5 million Internet video set-tops, CEO Anthony Wood said Wednesday.
DirecTV said it plans to launch DogTV, a network focused on programming that can soothe or entertain canines while their owners are out of the house, in the third quarter of 2013.
As expected, Google Fiber's next stop will be Austin, Texas; not quite so expected is the news that AT&T will match the 1 Gbps service with one of its own.
Google confirmed Tuesday that it will launch its Google Fiber and pay TV service in Austin, Texas, by mid-2014, where it'll challenge incumbent triple-play providers Time Warner Cable and AT&T.
Time Warner Cable blamed an outage that left 800,000 of its digital telephone subscribers without service Sunday on a "technical issue."