Customers of Cablevision Systems Corp. and Verizon Communications Inc.’s FiOS pay-TV service lost access to the Tennis Channel today amid a fee dispute, causing them to miss some coverage of the U.S. Open tournament.
Baseball fan Jon Eisenstein set up a new 55-inch, 3-D television at his house ahead of the World Series opener today. He can’t count on watching the Texas Rangers and San Francisco Giants on it though.
A U.S. trade agency said it will let stand a judge’s finding that Cablevision Systems Corp. infringed a patent owned by Verizon Communications Inc. and will consider banning imports of set-top boxes used by Cablevision.
News Corp. and Cablevision Systems Corp. resumed talks today after the media company cut its Fox broadcast signal to Cablevision’s 3 million customers in New York and Philadelphia in a dispute over program fees.
Cablevision Systems Corp., the New York-area cable provider, blacked out WPIX and other Tribune Co.-owned stations, accusing the bankrupt company of “anti- consumer” demands in its negotiations about fees.
Cablevision Systems Corp. , which provides television programming in the New York City area, was sued by customers seeking damages for the company’s failure to firm up a contract with News Corp. ’s Fox network.