Cable TV

tv

A Republican FCC Means You Will Have to Keep Renting Your Cable Box Forever

GOP lawmakers are telling the FCC not to enforce federal law.
Sam Gustin
1.26.17
Television

Buffering, Bugs Mar DirecTV Now Performance Weeks After Launch

The streaming video service's inconsistent performance has not gone unnoticed by would-be cord cutters.
David Bixenspan
12.27.16
sports

AT&T’s DirecTV ‘Corrupted’ LA Dodgers TV Talks, DOJ Alleges in Lawsuit

The DOJ says the satellite giant colluded with rivals in violation of federal antitrust law.
Sam Gustin
11.2.16
Donald Trump

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Are Both Against the AT&T-Time Warner Deal

Hillary Clinton is taking a more cautious approach to the proposed $85 billion merger.
Sam Gustin
10.24.16
HBO

Public Interest Groups Sound the Alarm Over Possible AT&T-Time Warner Merger

Vertical integration is back.
Sam Gustin
10.21.16
2016 election

Time’s Running Out for the FCC on Set-Top Reform, Privacy and Zero-Rating

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s public interest legacy hangs in the balance.
Sam Gustin
10.18.16
short circuit

There's No Need for Cable TV During the MLB Playoffs

The MLB playoffs are about to kick off, and here's how you can follow along without traditional cable television.
Chris Brantner
10.4.16
tv

It’s Crunch Time for the FCC’s Plan to Bust Open the TV Set-Top Box Market

Influential senators are urging the FCC to get set-top box reform over the finish line.
Sam Gustin
9.28.16
short circuit

Facebook and Twitter Bring You Live Coverage of the Presidential Debates

You don't need cable to see the most highly anticipated matchup this side of a Conor McGregor fight.
Chris Brantner
9.26.16
Film

How HBO’s 'Westworld' Diverges from the Original Movie

HBO's 'Westworld' is driven by the philosophy and psychology of artificial intelligence.
Megan Orpwood-Russell
9.20.16
Television

FCC Battles Skeptics Over Pro-Consumer Set-Top Box Reforms

The feds are mounting a fierce push to save consumers billions of dollars a year.
Sam Gustin
9.15.16
short circuit

How to Watch the NFL Without Cable TV

There are plenty of ways to follow the NFL without paying an arm and a leg to your local cable company.
Chris Brantner
9.7.16