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March 1, 2013News for the cable and broadband industry

  Business News 
  • Smaller bundles could prove a model for pay TV
    Programming bundles on pay TV might not last forever, but executives say it's unlikely they would ever offer a full a la carte menu because of restrictions from content providers. A more likely scenario might be to create smaller, themed bundles for customers. The Wall Street Journal (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Cablevision overcame Sandy costs during Q4
    Cablevision, despite $100 million in additional expenses from Hurricane Sandy, nearly doubled its fourth-quarter net income compared with the same period in 2011. Cablevision was able to offset extra costs with a $200 million payment from DISH Network to settle a lawsuit. Reuters (2/28), Multichannel News (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • Revenue rise for Mediacom in Q4
    Mediacom Communications in the fourth quarter posted increases in broadband connections that mitigated losses among video customers. The company's Mediacom unit boosted year-over-year quarterly revenue by 4.3%, to $228 million, while Mediacom Broadband increased revenue by 2.3%, to $171 million. (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • Comcast to police copyright violations without cutting off service
    Comcast will issue a series of alerts to broadband customers suspected of downloading copyrighted material without permission, but won't slow down connection speeds or cut off online access. Time Warner Cable, Cablevision and others participating in the Center for Copyright Information's Copyright Alert System are imposing stronger penalties for repeat offenders, including temporary connection slowdowns and/or suspensions of service. Multichannel News (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Association News 
  • Celebrating 30 years of excellence
    Marketing and advertising within the cable industry have come a long way the last 30 years. This year, the Mark Awards celebrate 30 years of recognizing excellence within the cable industry. Make your mark in history and start your entry today. The deadline for entries is March 27. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  • CableMover Co-op is dotting the I's and crossing the T's for cable customers
    Moving is a lot to undertake, but CTAM's Marketing Co-op makes moving easy with CableMover. Consumers simply enter in their new ZIP code to receive the latest cable offers in their area on bundle packages, high-speed Internet and home phone services. The site also provides movers with the ability to change their mailing address, get moving tips and even moving quotes. Visit CableMover today. LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  People & Personalities 
  • Sundance promotes Sarah Barnett to president, GM
    Sarah Barnett, executive vice president and general manager of Sundance Channel, has been named president and general manager of the network. Her promotion comes as Sundance adds original content through its first scripted drama series, "Rectify," and the Jane Campion-directed telefilm, "Top of the Lake," set to air this month. Box blog (2/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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