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Why offering the Quad Play would help Cable’s Stock Price

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The mobile phone market is growing exponentially and will continue to evolve for years to come. Why has the Cable Industry not moved into the lucrative mobile phone market? It could definitely be a revenue bonanza, as it currently is for telecom companies.

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Video Content: Movie Theatre’s Still King – Kiosk and Cable Watchers on the Increase

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According to research performed by Market Force Information, Inc.; (see link at document end), movie watchers still prefer going out to enjoy the Theatre movie experience for various reasons, including:

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Retrans-Consent: Be Careful What You Ask For!

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With the recent battle between Cablevision and Disney over Retransmission Consent in New York regarding WABC-TV carriage on Cablevisions 3.1 million subscribers, and thereby producing a coalition of Cable Providers to petition the FCC to intervene in negotiations, is akin to the saying: (be careful what you ask for).

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Fox Vs Time Warner Cable: More Revenues for Fox-Higher Rates for Consumers

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Two giants in the telecommunications industry battle publicly over Retransmission Consent. Both Fox and Time Warner Cable have let cooler heads prevail in their war over money to be doled out in fees to Fox by extending their negotiations beyond the Dec 31, 2009 deadline.
At issue, the Fox owned broadcast networks carried by […]

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Cable industry: at a Cross-Roads

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Cable providers are looking at a cross-roads with the current climate brought on by a new political landscape, a Democratic Congress, with an FCC mandated to change the future of broadband, and a public viewed skepticism of the Cable Industry. This adds up to significant changes which might threaten the status-quo of annual rate […]

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Comcast Consummates the Deal: Now the Tough Part Begins

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It happened, as predicted by some and discounted by others; a Comcast-NBC Universal merger that has wide-ranging implications on both future Content and Internet usage. However, the tough part for Comcast begins now, today, and that is to placate dissenters like the Consumer Federation of America, the Free Press, and tough Federal Regulators […]

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Copyright Office: No Compulsory Licenses for Internet Companies

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WASHINGTON, July 1 – The U.S. Copyright Office on Monday said that Internet companies streaming local television signals over the Internet should be denied a compulsory copyright license.

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