Cablevision has asked a U.S. District Court in New York to dismiss an antitrust lawsuit filed against it by YES. "Our case is straightforward and Cablevision is trying to make it seem complex and complicated," YES says.
MSNBC has hired two veteran talk-radio personalities -- Curtis Sliwa and Ron Kuby -- to host a show in the 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. time slot. The network also said it is adding a show in the 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. slot featuring former CNN commentator Pat Buchanan and "Crossfire" partner Bill Press.
A Ridgeland, Miss., company is testing a prototype system that sends and receives cell phone calls on broadcast TV signals, a report says. The system could mean fewer reception dead spots and cheaper cell phone costs.
Commerce Secretary Donald Evans today was expected to tell tech executives that the Bush administration is committed to increasing broadband access, a report says. But the White House reportedly still is reluctant to take either a pro-business or a pro-government stance.