April 2016

The day HBO was hacked

It was thirty years ago. HBO had only been in business for a little over a decade. Cable TV was thriving, and satellite TV hadn’t really taken off. Back in those days if you wanted satellite…

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AT&T to introduce $10 broadband

AT&T takes its commitments seriously, and one of those commitments is low-cost broadband. 10Mbps may not be “blazing fast” by today’s standards but it’s more than fast enough for email, general web surfing, and even a…





Starz rebrands its Encore channels on DIRECTV

The circle is now complete. That doesn’t have a lot to do with the story, but it’s fun to say now and again. Starz has completed its rebranding, first announced a month ago, by officially naming…


AT&T Announces First Quarter Results Tomorrow

Earnings time has come again for AT&T and DIRECTV. While we don’t expect this season’s earnings call to be peppered with the kind of juicy tech tidbits we saw in previous years, it’s still a great…