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NJ Cablevision Customers Now Required to Get Digital Boxes for All TVs

NJ Cablevision Customers Now Required to Get Digital Boxes for All TVs

Cablevision will now require its NJ customers to get a cable box if they want access to the iO TV service. Currently, the monthly rental fee for a cable box and remote is $6.95, but Cablevision will now offer the equipment for free for one or two years for TVs without boxes. According to [Full Story…]

Analyst Says Cablevision is Being Coy About SVOD

Analyst Says Cablevision is Being Coy About SVOD

Media tech analyst Richard Greenfield doesn’t believe that Long Island's Cablevision is being upfront about plans to launch a subscription video-on-demand service.  In a BTIG Research blog post, he wrote that the cable company would likely launch a service similar to Comcast’s Streampix within the [Full Story…]

How Does NY’s 3G/4G Speed Measure Up?

How Does NY's 3G/4G Speed Measure Up?

Recently, PCWorld analyzed the wireless services of AT&T, Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile in 13 different cities to determine the efficiency in which these cities are transitioning from 3G networks to 4G. Included in the 13 cities was NY, with findings showed that overall, the networks were [Full Story…]

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

As Baseball Begins, NY-area Verizon FiOS Subscribers Get Free HD Games On Demand #Yankees #Mets

In case local fans missed yesterday's Mets opening  game or can't catch the Yankees season opener taking place this afternoon against the  Tampa Bay Rays, local fans of both teams can watch high-def baseball--whenever they want, as Verizon announced this week that NY-area FiOS TV subscribers have [Full Story…]

State Questions Verizon NJ About Landline Service

State Questions Verizon NJ About Landline Service

Similar to most local phone companies, Verizon has seen a significant drop in the number of customers with landlines as consumers have migrated to wireless phones and Internet phone service. In 2000, Verizon served 6.7 million customer landlines in NEw Jersey, Verizon spokesman Lee Gierczynski told [Full Story…]

Verizon Raises Prices for NY FiOS TV Subscribers

Verizon Raises Prices for NY FiOS TV Subscribers

Starting May 6, all Verizon FiOS customers in NY, North Jersey and Connecticut will see an increase in the rate for their set-top DVR boxes by 6% to $16.99/month. Additionally, April 23 will be the start of the new rate for  standard definition and HD set-top  boxes at $6.99/month, up a dollar from [Full Story…]

Cablevision Cuts Rates for Long Islanders and Hoboken Residents

Cablevision Cuts Rates for Long Islanders and Hoboken Residents

Long Island-based cable carrier  Cablevision is deploying record cut-rate discounts to stem subscriber losses and thwart competition from rival Verizon’s FiOS TV service, the New York Post reports. Cablevision recently offered a “triple-play” bundle of phone, TV and high-speed Internet service to [Full Story…]

Will Cablevision Get a Union?

Will Cablevision Get a Union?

The New York Times took a look recently at attempts by cable installers to bring a union to Bethpage, Long Island-based Cablevision, as the Communications Workers of America is attempting to represent the installers. The Times profiled some of the installers, who have signed on for the union card. [Full Story…]

‘The Daily’ Now Available for Specific Android Devices

'The Daily' Now Available for Specific Android Devices

The Daily is now available in Android. The News Corp.NY-based tablet tabloid, which has been iPad only until recently, is not being offered in the Android Marketplace but instead will be available in its second OS only on certain Verizon Wireless devices, according to paidContent. Verizon was the [Full Story…]

Cablevision Faces Problems Amid COO Rutledge’s Departure, Continues Speed War Aganist Verizon

Cablevision Faces Problems Amid COO Rutledge's Departure, Continues Speed War Aganist Verizon

Five industry analysts, recently downgraded Long Island based cable carrier Cablevision's stock last month in the wake of the surprise resignation of longtime chief operating officer Tom Rutledge, according to Crain's NY Business. Rutledge left to become chief executive of Charter Communications, [Full Story…]

Cablevision & Verizon Settle Network Speed Ad Lawsuit

Cablevision & Verizon Settle Network Speed Ad Lawsuit

A recent lawsuit by Cablevision against Verizon has been settled over Verizon's alleged "misleading" broadband speed ads.  At issue was a Verizon ad campaign used an FCC study from August to show the comparison of broadband speeds offered by both cable carriers, claiming that Verizon had faster [Full Story…]

State-of-the-Art Digital Phone Kiosks for Times Square

State-of-the-Art Digital Phone Kiosks for Times Square

Times Square will soon be receiving three state-of the-art phone kiosks by Titan. These kiosks will be equipped with digital screens capable of showing both HD video and static images of advertisements lasting seven seconds each. Despite the popular belief that no one uses payphones in this age [Full Story…]

AT&T to Launch 4G LTE in NY

AT&T to Launch 4G LTE in NY

AT&T recently announced that they would be launching the new 4G LTE wireless service in NY and other areas by the end of the year.  At a recent UBS analyst conference in NY,  AT&T CFO, John Stephens said that their push for such a quick launch is due to the rapid growth in demand for mobile [Full Story…]

Verizon Sued By Cabelvision for Misleading Advertising

Verizon Sued By Cabelvision for Misleading Advertising

Long Island-based Cablevision is suing Verizon over one of their recent ads that claimed that an FCC study reported that Cablevision's Internet Service was not as fast as the companyhad claimed. Cablevision is asserting that the ad, which appears on TV, radio and online, failed to acknowledge a more [Full Story…]

Samsung Yanks Galaxy Nexus From Columbus Circle Shop

Samsung Yanks Galaxy Nexus From Columbus Circle Shop

One of the season’s most eagerly anticipated phones, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, made an unannounced debut and was just as quietly pulled off the shelves a day later. The phone was on display at Samsung ‘s Experience shop in Columbus Circle over the past weekend but was gone on Monday. Store employees [Full Story…]