Many TV subscribers get HBO & Cinemax this weekend

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You might clear up some free space on your DVR to record some movies from HBO and Cinemax this weekend. The premium networks are offering free previews all weekend for most TV service providers, including AT&T…

MLB Extra Innings starts Opening Day with a Week Preview

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MLB is offering a preview of MLB Extra Innings this week starting today, March 31 and running through Sunday, April 6. The free preview comes just in time for today’s Opening Day games, for which 13…

After deal announced, Netflix streamed faster on Comcast in February

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But there’s still a long way to go.

Cox Contour TV system expands to Android tablets

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Cox Communications has expanded its Contour TV system to several Android devices including the Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2, Samsung Tab 3, and Samsung Note tablets. Using a tablet, customers get a unique guide interface that makes…

Cox Contour TV ‘Hands-On’ Review

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Cox recently completed rollout of their Contour TV upgrade, a system that integrates intelligent user recommendation software with hardware components for the home. You may have seen advertisements popping up in Cox markets that focus on…

Cox completes rollout of Contour TV service

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Cox Communications has completed their rollout of their Contour TV service. The company first launched Contour at the beginning of August, and has since reached all six of their U.S. regions including California, Southwest, Southeast, Central,…

Google Fiber remains dominant in Netflix’ ISP rankings

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Cablevision’s Optimum was the best-rated major ISP for June.

Cox adds TV Connect support for select tablets

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Cox Communications has officially announced TV Connect support for Kindle Fire, Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and Note tablets. The Cox TV Connect app (available for Android and iOS), gives Cox TV subscribers access to…

Free preview of Epix on Cox, DISH, and Verizon

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Cox Communications, DISH and Verizon FiOS will be offering a free preview of Epix channels from Friday, Jan. 4 through Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. The previews will include both Standard Definition (480i) and High Definition (1080i)…

Cox announces deals with Disney/ESPN, NFL and CBS

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New agreements add Disney & ESPN on multiple devices, “Watch NFL Network” content live on multiple PCs, and CBS On Demand Cox Communications has added new ways to watch content from Disney/ESPN, NFL, and CBS. In…

Cox adds 56 channels to TV Connect, adds support for iPhone & iTouch

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Cox Communications has added 56 new national cable channels to it’s app for Apple devices, as well as adding support for iPhone and iTouch. The company now offers over 90 channels available to watch on Apple…

STARZ & ENCORE free channel previews this Thanksgiving weekend

STARZ will be offering free channel previews through multiple service providers this Thanksgiving weekend. The free preview includes STARZ, ENCORE and Movieplex channels, which also includes online access. A STARZ representative says Cox, AT&T U-verse, and…

NewsChannel 8 in D.C. area now available in HD

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It’s been a long time coming but finally NewsChannel 8 can be watched in high definition (HD) quality throughout the greater Washington D.C. Area. Subscribers to Verizon, RCN, Comcast, and Cox should be able to access…

Cox announces 2012 Summer Olympics coverage

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Cox Communications announced multi-platform coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics from London. In cooperation with NBCUniversal, the company will provide live streaming broadcasts, video-on-demand, mobile and tablet apps, and a 3D channel. All-in-all, Cox says they…

Cox Economy Package offers 20 channels on top of basic

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Cox has announced an economy television service package called “TV Economy” that costs only $34.99 a month. On top of basic programming, the package includes 20 channels from the expanded basic package such as Discovery Channel,…

Cox ending wireless service

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Cox Communications is ending its wireless service, the company announced last night. After three years in the making, the company has decided to stop selling the services and will offer current customers options to switch to…

Cox & Cablevision get 3D titles from Starz

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Cox Communications and Cablevision subscribers can now get 3D titles on-demand from Starz Entertainment. Current 3D VOD titles available for viewing include Alice in Wonderland, Disney’s A Christmas Carol, Green Hornet, Resident Evil: Afterlife, Step Up…

Cox VA to broadcast all 67 March Madness games in HD

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Cox Communications has stepped up March Madness coverage for customers in Fairfax County and Fredericksburg by offering high-definition broadcasts of all 67 games of the tournament. The games will be available on CBS (CH 709), TBS…

Cox launches HBO nets online

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Cox Communications has launched HBO, HBO GO and MAX GO for subscribers with internet access. The online service offers over 1400 titles from HBO GO which you can access with your Cox user ID and password…

Netflix reveals ISP streaming HD performance

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Netflix has revealed ISP performance tested on streaming HD content playback. At the top of the metric is Charter who provided the highest performance in the testing, averaging between 2500 kbps and 2700 kbps.