NDS [NNDS] won back its contract with DirecTV [DTV] in March, a development that could spell doom for TiVo [TIVO]. Throughout NDS’ 3Q conference call, pres/CEO Abe Peled and CFO Rick Medlock spoke about linking back up with the big dish company, expounding on how the partnership will help NDS’ global reach. NDS also has been candid about wishing to hook up with cable ops; at present, it provides CA tech to Cablevision [CVC] and RCN [RCNC]. NDS’ new-found association with News Corp [NWS] could get the vendor’s foot in the door at several other top MSOs, Peled said. The company posted net income of $8mln, or 14 cents a share, on revenues of $104.2mln.

The Daily


Monumental Moment: D.C. RSN Wants to Go Beyond Live Sports

The RSN world has two sides to its coin. Witness the re-launch of AT&T Sportsnet Southwest as Space City Home Network this week and NBC Sports Washington’s flip to Monumental Sports Network late last month.

Read the Full Issue
The Skinny is delivered on Tuesday and focuses on the cable profession. You'll stay in the know on the headlines, topics and special issues you value most. Sign Up


Dec 6
2023 Most Powerful Women Awards Nomination close on September 8, 2023.
Full Calendar


Seeking an INDUSTRY JOB?

Hiring? In conjunction with our sister brand, Cynopsis, we are offering hiring managers a deep pool of media-savvy, skilled candidates at a range of experience levels and sectors, The result will be an even more robust industry job board, to help both employers and job seekers.

Contact [email protected] for more information.