Cablevision saw customers for video, HSD and phone decline in 3Q, with CEO Jim Dolan blaming some of the subscriber losses on a highly competitive market, the overall economy and seasonality. The MSO lost some 37K net video customers, while Internet and voice posted losses of 13K and 18K, respectively. Overall customer relationships declined by 29K during the Q. Read on for more from execs and analysts on the declines.

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Cablevision continues to focus on enhancing current offerings, including the experience. But chief Dolan appears to be unimpressed by home security.
The FCC continues to study and prep for another nationwide Emergency Alert System test following mixed results after the first (and so far only) test back in Nov ’11.
In case you forgot, DISH still hasn’t signed a renewal with Disney for ESPN, ABC Family and other nets. Here’s an update.

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With the FCC embarking on its congressionally required review of media ownership rules, the retransmission jabs are coming in hard and fast.

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