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Comcast teeing up new services targeted at millennials

...cutters that offers Internet service only and a digital antenna to pick up local broadcast networks like NBC and CBS.Satellite TV company Dish Network has an Internet live TV service, Sling TV, which costs $20 a month. And Verizon has a mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-01/comcast-teeing-new-service
Some Dish channels go dark due to spat with their owner

...throughout the country, including Washington DC, Seattle/Tacoma, Minneapolis, St. Louis and Pittsburgh.Cable and satellite TV companies negotiate with channel owners over issues including how much to pay for the channels. Sometimes that leads...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-26/some-dish-channels-go-dark
Pay TV industry shows cracks in media earnings

...Time Warner fell 9 percent, CBS fell 4.6 percent and Discovery Communications fell 12.1 percent.Dish said its satellite TV subscriber losses accelerated in the quarter through June, falling 81,000 to 13.9 million, nearly double the loss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-06/pay-tv-industry-shows-crac
AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless package

...traditional TV and wireless services as it seeks to broaden its offerings following its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV about a week ago.The change isn't huge, given that AT&T and DirecTV already had cross-marketing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-03/att-new-owner-directv-offe
AT&T's purchase of DirecTV cleared by FCC

...now has 26.4 million cable and satellite TV subscribers. That's more than...The deal combines a nationwide satellite TV service, the country's largest...service had competed with DirecTV's satellite TV service. The agency said the fiber...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-07-24/atts-purchase-directv-clea
Longtime holdout JetBlue Airways adds new fee for checked suitcases; lowers some other fees

...offer free Internet on all Airbus A320 and A321 jets. Passengers also get free access to more than 100 channels of satellite TV and radio and JetBlue still has more legroom than its competition.JetBlue doesn't have a fixed bag fee like other airlines...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-30/longtime-holdout-jetblue-a
Showtime trims price to $9 in deal for Hulu subscribers

...Showtime, owned by CBS Corp., has been pushing distribution of its service separate from traditional cable and satellite TV packages. Earlier this month, Showtime announced its app would be available on Roku streaming equipment and Sony's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-06-23/showtime-trims-price-9-dea
For AT&T, telephone only part of service

...with telephones now wants to be on your TV, car and even trash can.AT&T Inc. is spending $48.5 billion to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV as it looks for new ways to package access ? wireless and wired ? with traditional and online video...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-23/att-diversifies-its-offeri
DirecTV ends ad campaign with Rob Lowe

...model Hannah Davis and a talking horse. That's sad news for fans of Lowe's ads, but perhaps good timing for the satellite TV provider.On Tuesday, the National Advertising Division, which reviews ads for truthfulness and accuracy, sided...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-11/directv-ends-ad-campaign-r
Comcast, long criticized on customer service, adding more online reps as it tries to improve

...more than a week for many recent answers to customer complaints with its @ComcastCares service account. DirecTV, a satellite TV competitor, and other big cable companies Charter and Time Warner Cable have recent replies on Twitter that come within...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-24/comcast-long-criticized-cu