On Thurs, Cablevision CFO Gregg Seibert was shouted down by at least 3 different protesters while presenting at the Nomura Global Media Summit in NY. Later in the day, Cablevision said it had filed a petition with the DC Circuit seeking immediate suspension of the National Labor Relations Board’s pursuit of pending complaints against it, all related to disputes with CWA. Cablevision and the union have been negotiating over contract terms for more than a year now. Here’s the story.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
As Time Warner Cable waits for the 2nd Circuit to act on its challenge of the FCC’s program carriage dispute resolution process, it’s flagging this week’s Comcast-Tennis Channel ruling for the court. Read on for more on TWC’s actions.
Though nothing is imminent, HBO CEO Richard Plepler provided a little more specifics that further suggest HBO Go could be a standalone offering some day.
The Clearwire/Sprint/DISH love triangle got a lot more interesting after DISH raised its bid to $4.40 a share in cash, topping Sprint’s most recent offer of $3.40 a share. Here’s why.