Daniel Frankel

AT&T getting into the movie biz with studio that’s much hotter than Universal was when Comcast bought it

Although AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson conceded that he’s never run a movie studio before, chances are the acquisition of Warner Bros. Pictures, part of the company’s $85.4 billion bid to buy Time Warner, isn’t an afterthought.

Charter says proposed FCC set-top rules would force it to charge modem fees

Charter Communications says a provision buried deep within the Federal Communications Commission’s proposed set-top regulation would, if adopted, require it to charge a modem fee.

Google Fiber’s tiny pay-TV subscriber numbers may explain why service is reportedly scaling back buildout

Delivering some hard subscriber data to indicate why Google Fiber is reportedly considering a pause, MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett said that the service had only 68,715 video subscribers at the end of June.

Cable One says usage caps are essential for network performance

Cable One has responded to a customer complaint about its broadband usage caps with a three-page letter explaining why the data limits are crucial to the performance of its network and keeping customers.

Nashville Mayor tried to bring together Comcast, AT&T, Google on ‘One Touch Make Ready’

Nashville Mayor Megan Barry has called on Comcast, AT&T and Google Fiber to meet and discuss a solution to their local pole-attachment issues.

Are cable operators making fiber-fueled over-promises based on DOCSIS 3.0?

CableLabs' recently developed DOCSIS 3.1 spec is more than capable of delivering average downstream speeds far above 1 Gbps, but its ubiquitous deployment is still several years away.

Comcast-TWC would control 29% of the US pay TV market, nearly 36% of broadband: report

Culling through all the various due diligence and Securities and Exchange Commission filings, SNL Kagan released what is perhaps the clearest numerical snapshot yet of what a combined Comcast-Time Warner Cable would look like, post-merger.