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  • Time Warner Cable hit by service outage for almost two hours

    Aug 27 (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc the second-largest U.S. cable operator, experienced a major network outage early Wednesday morning that shut down Internet services for almost two hours, the company said. The outage, which the company said was...
  • Time Warner Cable Suffers Nationwide Internet, Video-on-Demand Outage

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Time Warner Cable's broadband and video-on-demand services were knocked offline for at least an hour and a half Wednesday, with the cable company saying most services were restored by 6 a.m. Eastern. TW Cable said the outage...
  • VMA Awards, Rising 'Big Brother' Top Week's Ratings

    CBS' "Big Brother" had its best week of the summer and claimed the top three series spots in the weekly demo rankings, but it was no match for MTV's "Video Music Awards." Though it was down from last year, the Sunday awards show remains a popular draw...
  • Scots are hot: TV's 'Outlander' sparks local lore, kilt following

    AKRON, Ohio Women on both sides of the Atlantic share a secret: Scots are hot. If a Scotsman wears a kilt and speaks in a heavy Scottish brogue, more's the better. If we didn't learn that by watching dramas based on Scottish history (think Liam Neeson in...
  • TiVo beats estimates on strong subscriber growth

    TiVo beats estimates on strong subscriber growth
    Digital video recorder maker TiVo Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue due to strong growth in subscribers through cable TV partners such as Virgin Media in the UK, ONO in Spain and Com Hem AB in Sweden. TiVo's subscriptions...
  • AT&T merges wireless and business units led by de la Vega

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc is merging its wireless and business divisions into a single unit led by Ralph de la Vega, former chief executive of the company's wireless segment, a spokesman for AT&T said on Tuesday. The announcement comes as cable...
  • L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse

    L.A. Mayor Garcetti seeks FCC review of Dodgers channel impasse
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is asking federal regulators to examine the stalemate between Time Warner Cable and other pay-TV operators that's prevented much of the region from watching Dodgers baseball this season. Garcetti's request came late...
  • Gogo inks deal for new satellite-based inflight internet on Aeromexico

    Gogo inks deal for new satellite-based inflight internet on Aeromexico
    Inflight Internet company Gogo announced a deal Tuesday to provide a faster and more reliable satellite-based service to Aeromexico on most of its planes. Aeromexico is the first airline to commit to Itasca-based Gogo’s satellite-based 2Ku,...
  • Emmy broadcast relies mainly on comedy

    Despite an opening with jokes at the expense of the Emmys, the 2014 Emmy telecast proved to be a mostly well-paced, comedy-fueled celebration of television. Host Seth Meyers got off to a somewhat rocky start. Acknowledging the move to Monday night and an...
  • Taiwan Cable Firm China Network Systems to be Sold for $2.3 Billion

    HONG KONG -- China Network Systems, one of Taiwan's largest cable TV network operators, is to be sold for some $2.4 billion. A previous deal to sell the carrier was blocked by Taiwan's regulators, but analysts expect the new transaction to have a higher...
  • Broadcasters and basic cable prove staying power at Emmys

    By Lisa Richwine LOS ANGELES, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Basic cable channel AMC was rewarded at the Primetime Emmy awards for "Breaking Bad" and broadcasters landed top honors, while pioneering streaming service Netflix Inc was shut out of the major...