Archive for the ‘Satellite TV’ Category

August 31st, 2009 at 10:34 am

Updated: Versus vs. DirecTV: down to the wire

Update as of midnight, Versus went dark on DirecTV.  More thinking on this topic. Duhn duhn DUHNNN. And that's meant to be

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August 21st, 2009 at 9:29 am

DirectTV negotiating with Comcast-owned Versus in public

Broadcasting & Cable reports that DirecTV has notified its customers that it might drop the Comcast-owned sports channel Versus on September 1

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August 6th, 2009 at 8:31 am

DirecTV: profits shrink, but subscribers grow

DirecTV Group saw its second quarter profits decrease 11% versus the same quarter last year, but the good news is, net new

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July 7th, 2009 at 8:25 am

Digital TV Switch to Add 650,000 Pay TV Subs

An estimated 650,000 subscribers will be added to cable and satellite TV providers by the digital TV switch. [...]

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June 8th, 2009 at 9:29 am

Cable And Satellite TV Subscriber Numbers, Q1 2009

We don't focus much on the business of cable and satellite TV providers, but here's a nice chart from mediabiz.com of cable

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May 31st, 2009 at 10:41 am

Not as much High Definition as you might think, even on HD channels

From Multichannel News: High-definition programming may seem to be everywhere, but most of it is on HDTV channels that are simply simulcasts

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March 23rd, 2009 at 9:03 am

DirecTV Still Considering Bringing Friday Night Lights Back, And Steals From the Playbook of The Castoff Network?

A little over a week ago, Robert dreamt of a network created to produce and air new episodes of cancelled broadcast shows.

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March 9th, 2009 at 2:32 pm

Cable and satellite companies look to pay-per-view porn

from Advertising Age: LOS ANGELES (AdAge.com) -- The economy may be in shambles, but satellite and cable companies are making whoopee. Faced

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