Posts Tagged ‘television’

Cablevision to pay $1.37B for Bresnan

by Published: June 14,2010

Tags: media, mergers and acquisitions, television

BETHPAGE, N.Y. — Cablevision said today it will pay $1.37 billion for mid-sized cable television provider Bresnan Communications, a move that will help the New York cable company expand into western states. Bresnan has cable systems in Colorado, Montana, Wyoming and Utah with more than 300,000 basic subscribers. It’s owned by Providence Equity Partners. Founder […] [...]

Irby again supports home makeover show

by Published: March 25,2010

Tags: construction, real estate, television

JACKSON — Stuart C. Irby Co. recently showed its support to the ABC television show “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” by donating electrical supplies to the home of Hattiesburg’s “hometown hero,” military veteran Sherman Heathcock. Filmed in Hattiesburg, the show aired March 21. Doug Walo, Irby vice president of commercial/contractor sales, said, “Irby is proud to […] [...]

Comcast acquisition raises concerns

by Published: January 28,2010

Tags: mergers and acquisitions, television

WASHINGTON — Existing law would prevent Comcast Corp. from denying satellite TV providers and other rivals access to NBC Universal programming on reasonable terms once the cable TV operator takes control of the media company, Comcast’s chief executive said yesterday. Satellite companies such as DirecTV Inc. and smaller cable companies fear that if regulators approve […] [...]

AT&T introduces U-verse in Capital City

by Published: October 13,2009

Tags: telecommunications, television

JACKSON — AT&T has launched AT&T U-verse services in parts of the Jackson area, including AT&T U-verse TV, AT&T U-verse High Speed Internet and AT&T U-verse Voice. AT&T U-verse services, which are all delivered over AT&T’s Internet protocol (IP) network, offer a new alternative to cable. “(The) launch of AT&T U-verse reflects our commitment to […] [...]

UM to be featured on ‘Gridiron U’

by Published: July 8,2009

Tags: athletics, education, reality show, sports, television

OXFORD — Union Square Sports and Entertainment (USSE) announced it has reached an agreement with TruTV, Granada Productions and University of Mississippi to co-produce a made for television authentic show titled “Gridiron U.” USSE has been contracted by TruTV to develop this show about the personalities and daily occurrences of the Ole Miss football team. […] [...]

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