NBCUniversal Carriage Deal With Mediacom Includes On-Demand And Olympics Rights

By | Wednesday December 19, 2012 @ 1:57pm PST

The companies say that they have a “multi-year affiliation agreement” that includes all of NBCUniversal‘s broadcast and cable properties as well as “expansive rights to carry the Olympic Games.” In addition, Mediacom‘s 1M video subscribers can access … Read More »

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TiVo Wins Needed Deal To Supply Set-Top Boxes For Mediacom

By | Thursday September 27, 2012 @ 8:04am PDT

TiVo CEO Tom Rogers has to be breathing a little easier this morning. He’s been struggling to show that the DVR pioneer isn’t just running on fumes — and settlement payments from patent-infringement suits like the big one this week with Verizon – as it struggles to compete with less expensive cable- and satellite-provided DVRs. One key to his strategy has been to persuade small- to mid-sized cable systems to use TiVo software and equipment to help them compete with technology from rivals including DirecTV and Dish Network. That initiative looked wobbly after Charter — one of TiVo’s most high-profile customers — said it’s revamping its technology plans. But TiVo won a vote of confidence this morning from Mediacom, the No. 8 cable operator with about 1M subs mostly in the Midwest. Read More »

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