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- Verizon nears first victory in cable war. Phiuppidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;9/25/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 39, p1
The article reports that the Verizon Communications Inc. has expected to win in its campaign to compete with Cablevision Systems Corp. for cable TV customers in Westchester County, New York. Supervisor Paul J. Feiner stresses that he anticipates that the Town Board will approve a franchise...
- Fishkill seeks to add to cable providers. // Hudson Valley Business Journal;7/14/2008, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p6
The article reports on the negotiations between Verizon and the town officials in Fishkill, New York, to provide cable service in the area. Currently, Cablevision remains the sole cable service provider in area, wherein adding Verizon would provide an option to residents, Town Supervisor Joan...
- The RSN Fight. // CableFAX Daily;3/22/2006, Vol. 17 Issue 55, p1
Reports on the lobbying efforts of Verizon which focus on Cablevision's RSNs as of March 2006. Details of a program access complaint against the multiple system operator filed by Verizon; Allegations of Verizon against CVC and Rainbow; Criticism received by Verizon's complaint from Public...
- Verizon, Cablevision clash on cable franchises. Philippidis, Alex // Westchester County Business Journal;11/14/2005, Vol. 44 Issue 46, p1
The article reports that the Verizon Communications Inc. continues to expand its cable television service in Long Island despite the lawsuit filed by Cablevision Systems Corp. regarding cable expansion in Westchester, New York. Cablevision asked for the nullification of the cable franchise...
- As Turner words echo, Fox News enters Israel. Offman, Craig; McClintock, Pamela // Daily Variety;6/21/2002, Vol. 276 Issue 15, p1
Reports on the controversies on the move of a YES Network to add Fox News in broadcasting lineup in Israel. Reaction of CNN founder Ted Turner on the move of YES Network; Aim of Fox News at expanding business coverage; Concern of Israelis on the sensitivity of the issue of Israeli-Palestinian...
- Entertaining Europe. McClenahen, John S. // Industry Week/IW;9/6/93, Vol. 242 Issue 17, p62
Reports on the entry of Atlanta-based Ted Turner's operations in Europe's cable entertainment market. Turner's success with CNN; Cartoon Channel and TNT classic movies.
- Team Ted. Littleton, Cynthia // Daily Variety;5/2/2011, Vol. 311 Issue 20, p6
The article reports on the move of the former Turner staffers to organize the Turner Alumni Group Celebration to commemorate the 35th anniversary of Ted Turner's visionary move to turn its WTGC a superstation by putting on satellite for cable operators.
- KEITH DUNNAVANT: THE CABLE GUY. // Atlanta;May2001, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p96
Profiles cable news industry scion Ted Turner. Successful programming style instituted by Turner; How Turner developed his station in Atlanta, Georgia; Success of Turner's other entrepreneurial endeavors.
- Ted Turner gives AMC some static. Walls, Jeannette; Feld, David // New York;8/30/93, Vol. 26 Issue 34, p21
Reports on Ted Turner's plans to start another cable station featuring classic movies with no commercials. Plans to compete with American Movie Classics (AMC); Access to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) classics.