| Mar 13, 2015
| 6:45 PM
Baseball fans looking for a resolution in the long-running battle over distribution of a TV channel featuring the Los Angeles Dodgers will have to wait even longer.
On Friday, the Federal Communications Commission said it was putting on hold its...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 7:04 PM
Cable giant Comcast Corp. has received its first major government endorsement of its proposed $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.
On Friday, an administrative law judge in San Francisco recommended the California Public Utilities Commission...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 3:00 AM
My recent column about the growth of on-demand jobs like Uber making life less predictable and secure for workers unleashed a small barrage of criticism from people who contend that workers get what they're worth in the market.
A Forbes Magazine ...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 10:16 PM
Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network are not currently available on satellite-broadcaster Dish Network, the result of an impasse in carriage talks between the two companies.
Dish said in a statement early Sunday morning that 21st Century Fox had...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:54 PM
Television entrepreneur Byron Allen has filed a $20-billion racial discrimination lawsuit against cable giants Comcast Corp. and Time Warner Cable.
Allen, who is African-American, owns the Los Angeles television production and distribution company...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:15 AM
The Federal Communications Commission's new definition of high-speed Internet service could become a factor in Comcast Corp.'s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable.
The FCC and the U.S. Department of Justice are reviewing the Comcast-Time Warner Cable...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 3:21 PM
Broadband Internet in this country just got a whole lot faster.
Actually the definition of broadband Internet just got faster — and the cable and phone industries are none too pleased about it.
The Federal Communications Commission voted...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 11:10 AM
James is wondering: Can he avoid Time Warner Cable's monthly fee to lease a set-top box by purchasing his own hardware?
In a word, no. There are no generic equivalents for the company's digital boxes.
But there's a pretty nifty work-around.
| Jan 29, 2015
| 9:20 AM
SpongeBob fans rejoice: Nickelodeon is the latest cable channel to plan a stand-alone Internet offering.
What's not yet known is whether this offering will be the same channel as what cable and satellite TV subscribers now get. It's possible the service...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 3:10 PM
The problem with cutting the pay-TV cord is that you still need a high-speed Internet connection. No surprise, then, that the big telecom companies are jacking up fees for broadband access.
But I have two words that should worry the likes of Time Warner...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 10:00 PM
PARADISE VALLEY, Ariz. — Most Dodgers fans face the bitter prospect of another baseball season starting without the home team on their television set.
Getting the Dodgers' SportsNet LA channel into the 70% of local homes without it has been...