- Cablevision tops 1Q profit forecasts Updated: May-04-15 11:01 am
BETHPAGE, New York - Cablevision Systems Corp. (CVC) on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $44.6 million.
- Comcast now has more Internet than cable customers Updated: May-04-15 9:15 am
NEW YORK - Just before its $45 billion deal with Time Warner Cable collapsed over regulators' fears about a giant cable company's control over the Web, Comcast was racking up more Internet customers.
- Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad Updated: May-03-15 6:41 pm
NEW YORK - For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies.
- Comcast must show what's next after collapse of deal Updated: May-01-15 6:36 pm
NEW YORK - Comcast, which reports financial results on Monday, faces some tough questions about what's next for the country's biggest cable company after its dreams of a far-reaching network collapsed with the death of its $45 billion Time Warner Cable deal.
- Charter's losses widen amid Comcast-TWC deal collapse Updated: May-01-15 12:25 pm
NEW YORK - Charter Communications' first-quarter loss deepened as its customer growth slowed and a major cable-industry deal imploded.
- Nokia turns to Q1 profit but networks division is a concern Updated: Apr-30-15 1:40 pm
HELSINKI - Buoyed by strong overall sales, Nokia made a net profit of 177 million euros ($195 million) in the first quarter from a loss a year earlier, but its shares plummeted more than 10 percent Thursday over a weak performance at its main networks unit.
- Time Warner Cable gains TV customers for 1st time since 2009 Updated: Apr-30-15 10:01 am
NEW YORK - Time Warner Cable had a record quarter for subscriber growth on the heels of its failed deal with Comcast and as cable TV rival Charter is expected to try to buy the company.
- LG Electronics says 1Q profit sinks nearly 60 percent Updated: Apr-29-15 4:23 am
SEOUL, South Korea - LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday its quarterly profit plunged 59 percent as losses from TVs offset a modest improvement in its smartphone business.
- Samsung's profit hit by bigger iPhones, sinks 39 percent Updated: Apr-29-15 1:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea - Samsung Electronics Co. said its first quarter net profit plunged 39 percent as consumers switched to bigger iPhones, squeezing earnings from its mobile business to less than half what they were a year earlier.
- LG's new G4 phones will have leather backs Updated: Apr-28-15 4:43 pm
NEW YORK - Optional leather backs and manual camera controls are two ways LG is seeking to distinguish its new G4 phone from Apple's iPhones and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones.
- Cablevision strikes deal to offer Hulu streaming services Updated: Apr-28-15 3:52 pm
NEW YORK - Cablevision Systems Corp. struck a deal with Hulu to offer the Internet television service's on-demand content to its Optimum customers, the first pay-TV company to do so.
- China Telecom says profit down 9 percent due to tax change Updated: Apr-28-15 6:20 am
BEIJING - China Telecom Ltd., one of China's three main state-owned phone carriers, says its quarterly profit fell 9 percent from a year earlier due to tax changes and a rise in personnel costs.
- Forget the watch: Apple's iPhones are still the main event Updated: Apr-27-15 7:11 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The iPhone is still the engine behind Apple's phenomenal success, even if attention lately has been focused on its new smartwatch.
- Winners and losers of the demise of the big Comcast deal Updated: Apr-24-15 10:05 pm
NEW YORK - In the aftermath of Comcast's decision to walk away from buying Time Warner Cable, some winners and losers are emerging.
- Comcast abandons Time Warner Cable bid after gov't pushback Updated: Apr-24-15 3:01 pm
NEW YORK - What killed Comcast's $45 billion bid for Time Warner Cable? Regulators' desire to protect the Internet video industry that is reshaping TV.
- Comcast deal may be dead, but cable consolidation will go on Updated: Apr-24-15 9:32 am
NEW YORK - Even though Comcast's $45.2 billion bid for Time Warner Cable is dead, consolidation among the companies that pipe in our TV, phone and Internet will carry on.
- Cablevision cuts lowest Internet-only price, adds antenna Updated: Apr-23-15 7:49 pm
NEW YORK - New York-area cable company Cablevision is offering an Internet package that bundles in a digital antenna for TV service and is aimed at so-called "cord-cutters" who detest pricey channel packages.
- Microsoft results show company's shift, but is it enough? Updated: Apr-23-15 7:16 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft is changing its business. The question is whether it's changing fast enough.
- Google wireless phone service challenges major carriers Updated: Apr-22-15 6:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - Google is trying to shake up the wireless phone industry with a low-priced service designed to pressure major carriers into making it more affordable for people to get online and use Google's services.
- AT&T expects bigger DirecTV savings, says 'churn' fell Updated: Apr-22-15 4:55 pm
DALLAS - AT&T Inc. said Wednesday it expects bigger savings from its proposed purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV, and shares of the second-largest U.S. wireless carrier rose in aftermarket trading.
- Senate leaders propose extending NSA phone records storage Updated: Apr-22-15 11:25 am
WASHINGTON - Weeks before a key surveillance law expires, Senate Republicans have introduced a bill that would allow the National Security Agency to continue collecting the calling records of nearly every American.
- Frontier to add 350 jobs in Rochester area over 3 years Updated: Apr-22-15 9:19 am
ROCHESTER, New York - Frontier Communications says it plans to add as many as 350 new jobs over the next three years at its suburban Rochester call center.
- Verizon defends new cable deals as media companies complain Updated: Apr-21-15 3:28 pm
NEW YORK - Verizon is defending its new, cheaper cable packages that let customers choose groups of channels as media companies protest.
- Correction: Sprint-Cuba story Updated: Apr-20-15 1:37 pm
NEW YORK - In a story April 17 about Sprint's Boost Mobile unit, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Boost Mobile's prepaid Cuba plan would involve calling cards. The plan is prepaid but does not involve calling cards.
- Some residents feel they've lost control over towers Updated: Apr-17-15 8:28 am
CALAIS, Vermont - Some residents of a Vermont town oppose a 140-foot tower to be part of a wireless broadband system.