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NY’s #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY's #Aereo Streaming Local Broadcasts

NY based Aereo is introducing a service that picks up local broadcasts and streams them via the Internet to mobile devices and TV sets. The service will be implemented first in NY and then eventually to the rest of the country. Subscribers can pay fees starting at eight dollars a month to record [Full Story…]

Shelly Palmer Takes Tech Primetime on Fox 5 Tonight

Shelly Palmer Takes Tech Primetime on Fox 5 Tonight

WNYW/Ch.5, the home of NYC's Fox affiliate station, has added Shelley Palmer to their schedule. Palmer's new special "Fox 5's 2011 Hi-Tech Showcase" will look at the hottest tech gadgets. He will also have a one half-hour special each month for the Fox-owned outlet called "Shelly Palmer Digital [Full Story…]

Cablevision To Hike Bills By 2.9% in New York Area

Cablevision To Hike Bills By 2.9% in New York Area

Subscribers to Bethpage, LI-based Cablevision will see their Cable TV bills rise an average of 2.9% next year, the company has announced, although pricing for broadband and voice services will remain unchanged.  The price increases will take effect over the next few months depending on the [Full Story…]

The Cablevision/Fox Saga Ends

The Cablevision/Fox Saga Ends

Late yesterday,  not long before game three of the World Series started, Fox returned to the airwaves for Cablevision's New York area subscribers, ending the stalemate between News Corp. and the Long Island based cable carrier.  Lasting for two weeks, the two companies fought over retransmission [Full Story…]

NY Area Customers Sue Cablevision for $450 Million

NY Area Customers Sue Cablevision for $450 Million

As a response to the ongoing feud between Long Island based Cablevision and Fox, a group of NYC Cablevision customers have filed a class action lawsuit against the company for the deprivation of Fox programming for the past two weeks, including NFL and MLB games.  The group is suing Cablevision for [Full Story…]

Cablevision Asks Gov. and Non-Profits to Transmit World Series Online

Cablevision Asks Gov. and Non-Profits to Transmit World Series Online

In the latest round of the Cablevision/Fox retransmission fee wars, Cablevision made an appeal late yesterday to "government entity"and "non-profit" organizations to retransmit Fox's coverage of the World Series over the Internet. Citing an exemption in the Copyright Act that allows the [Full Story…]

Cablevision to Reimburse Subscribers for Watching World Series Online

Cablevision to Reimburse Subscribers for Watching World Series Online

Late yesterday, Cablevision sent out an announcement to its baseball loving subscribers in the NYC area that are already missing the World Series on TV due to the stalled negations between the company and Fox.  The announcement stated that Cablevision will credit subscribers $9.95 if they choose to [Full Story…]

Area Fans Flock to Bars to View World Series As Cablevision/Fox Dispute Drags On

Area Fans Flock to Bars to View World Series As Cablevision/Fox Dispute Drags On

Fox-deprived NYC area baseball fans are flocking to bars, as the Cablevision, Fox dispute over transmission fees drags on through the World Series, which begins this evening.  They are also getting $9.95 subscriptions to MLB.com, so they can watch the series on their computers and can also stream [Full Story…]

Is Cablevision Telling Customers Where to Find Fox Free on the Web?

Is Cablevision Telling Customers Where to Find Fox Free on the Web?

In another salvo in the Cablevision, Fox transmission fees dispute, Cablevision representatives could be telling customers to go to "illegal" websites to watch Fox programming for free.  According to the New York Daily News, Fox has charged that Cablevision has an internal  "team" trolling the [Full Story…]

Cablevision, Fox Lose Bargaining Chip with Yankees Loss

Cablevision, Fox Lose Bargaining Chip with Yankees Loss

Both sides in the Fox, Cablevision dispute lost a bargaining chip when the Texas Rangers beat the New York Yankees for a place in the World Series. The pressure to get WNYW and WWOR New York back on the air for Cablevision's 3 million subscribers would have increased had the Yanks made it to the [Full Story…]

Government Powerless in Cablevision, Fox Dispute

Government Powerless in Cablevision, Fox Dispute

Despite the outrage expressed by legislators and regulators, the government has little power to change or enforce anything in the ongoing Cablevision v. Fox dispute, news analyst Rich Greenfield said in a blog post reported by Multichannel News. Greenfield said that Congress created the [Full Story…]

No Progress Yet In Cablevision, Fox Dispute

No Progress Yet In Cablevision, Fox Dispute

Cablevision subscribers missed Game 4 of the Major League Baseball National League Championship series last night as day five of the fees dispute between Fox and Cablevision passed.  Brief talks were held Wednesday and talks are expected to continue today, but there is little hope for a settlement [Full Story…]

Cablevision v. Fox Feud Inspires FCC Baseball Tweeting

Cablevision v. Fox Feud Inspires FCC Baseball Tweeting

In an effort to shame Cablevision and Fox to settle their dispute and let millions of people watch the National League Major League Baseball playoffs, the FCC is tweeting live updates from the Giants/Phillies games several times an hour.  Blogger Danny Sullivan points out that this probably violates [Full Story…]

Cablevision, Fox Trade Insults With Talks to Resume Wednesday

Cablevision, Fox Trade Insults With Talks to Resume Wednesday

There is no sign of a resolution to the Cablevision/Fox dispute that saw Fox pull its NYC stations WNYW, WWOR stations and the cable networks Fox Deportes, NatGeo Wild and Fox Business Network from Cablevision.  Though new talks are not likely to resume until Wednesday,  the two companies continue [Full Story…]

Cablevision and News Corp. Resume Talks

Cablevision and News Corp. Resume Talks

As of now NY channels Fox 5 and My9 are still dark for Cablevision's 3 million subscribers, but News Corp. and Cablevision  are resuming negotiations over program fees today, after talks Sunday to restore the Fox broadcast signal broke down yesterday. NY area Cablevision customers were blocked [Full Story…]