Insight Communications

Netflix, Web Video Rule The Cable Show

-- Executives from Time Warner Cable and Insight Say Web Video Drives Broadband Business
CHICAGO - [itvt] at NCTA – While major cable operators insist that Netflix isn't hurting the pay TV business, the top over-the-top video provider continued to dominate panel discussions during the second day of industry's annual convention. Time Warner Cable COO Robert Marcus ripped Netflix, which distributes thousands of movies and TV shows for as low as $7.99 monthly, arguing that it doesn't have the premium content offered by cable. "Cheapness and breadth of content...

Insight Rolls Multiroom DVR in Kentucky, Ohio

Insight Communications launched a multiroom DVR which allows subscribers to record up to six programs at the same time, but only if they have three of the DVRs from Pace installed in their homes. The cable MSO, which counts about 750,000 subscribers in Kentucky and Ohio, said subscribers can store up to 95 hours of HD programming or 350 hours of standard definition programming on the DVRs. CEO Michael Willner notes in his blog that...