Wireless plans don't come cheap. That's why Cablevision's sounds so enticing. But is it really the solution families have been dreaming of? CNET's Marguerite Reardon has the answers in Ask Maggie.
The company tries taking on wireless carriers with what it claims is the first all Wi-Fi phone service from a cable provider.
The cable company's deal to distribute streaming service Hulu's content puts it on a streak of joining hands with online video ventures, often seen as the enemy of traditional pay TV.
Premium cable channel launches its direct-to-consumer streaming option for $15 a month before Sunday's season premiere of "Game of Thrones," but you need to be an Apple or Cablevision customer to get it.
Apple isn't the only game in town anymore. Cablevision will be the first cable company to offer the premium network online without viewers having to pay for regular TV.
Freewheel service will cost $29.95 per month and work only with Motorola's Moto G smartphone, which Cablevision will sell for $99.95.
More than 3,000 apps fill the Apple Watch app store on launch day -- and some may not make great sense. Meanwhile, Samsung teases a new watch, and Google may soon reveal a new Glass.
Speaking at the cable industry's annual convention, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler tells cable operators to expect policies that promote broadband competition.
Google's technology could pave the way for the cable providers to finally get wireless right.
The chief executive of HBO-parent Time Warner says he's "pretty confident" Apple will launch its own streaming TV offering soon. Also: HBO chief says HBO Now will soon be available through more ISPs.