as well as News 12 Traffic and Weather (collectively, the News 12 Networks). The News 12 Networks include 7 24-hour local news channels and 5 traffic and weather services dedicated to covering areas within the New York metropolitan area. News 12 Networks is available to all subscribers throughout the company’s footprint in the New York metropolitan area. Cablevision Media Sales Cablevision Media Sales is a cable television advertising company that derives its revenues primarily from the sale of local and regional commercial advertising time on cable television networks, which offers advertisers the opportunity to target specific geographic and demographic audiences. MSG Varsity MSG Varsity is a program service dedicated to showcasing high school sports and activities and other local programming. The company has a licensing arrangement with The Madison Square Garden Company (Madison Square Garden) permitting it to use MSG Varsity as the name of this programming service. MSG Varsity is available to all subscribers throughout the company’s footprint. Competition Cable Television Incumbent Telephone Companies: Verizon Communications, Inc. (Verizon) and AT&T Inc. (AT&T), which offer video programming in addition to their voice and high-speed Internet access services to residential customers in this service area, compete across all of the company’s telecommunications products. Direct Broadcast Satellite (DBS): The company also faces competition from DBS service providers in its service area. The two major DBS services, DISH Network and DirecTV, are available to the majority of its customers. High-Speed Data: The company’s high-speed data service faces intense competition from other providers of high-speed Internet access, including Verizon and AT&T. VoIP: The company’s VoIP service, branded Optimum Voice, faces intense competition from other providers of voice services, including carriers, such as Verizon and AT&T. Lightpath More specifically, Lightpath faces substantial competition from Verizon and AT&T. Regulation The company’s systems are regulated under congressionally imposed uniform national guidelines, first set forth in the Cable Communications Policy Act of 1984 and amended by the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 and the Telecommunications Act of 1996 (collectively, the Federal Cable Act), as well as under other provisions of the Federal Communications Act of 1934, as amended. The Federal Cable Act, Federal Communications Act, and the regulations and policies of the Federal Communications Commission affect significant aspects of the company's cable system operations. Lightpath is subject to other the Federal Communications Commission requirements in connection with the interstate long distance services it provides. Dispositions In 2013, the company completed the sale of its Clearview Cinemas' theaters (Clearview Cinemas). In 2013, the company completed the sale of its Bresnan Broadband Holdings, LLC subsidiary (Bresnan Cable). Significant Events In April 2014, Cablevision and ActiveVideo announced that they are working together to deploy the new CloudTV AdCast platform later this year. History Cablevision Systems Corporation was founded in 1985.
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