Comcast formally announced plans to open a new customer service center in Fort Collins, Colorado, a move that will bring 600 new jobs to the area.
Three days after Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts surprised the pay-TV industry at INTX by revealing that the MSO has no plans to deploy streaming video services outside its footprint, cable division chief Neil Smit provided more color on the company's strategic thought process.
Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company can now potentially offer a nationwide wireless service because its Time Warner Cable acquisition gives it access to the same Verizon MVNO agreement as Comcast.
Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Congressman Mark Takano (D-Calif.) have issued a joint letter urging their colleagues to support the FCC's plan to allow pay-TV customers to purchase their own third-party set-tops instead of renting while blasting the "aggressive campaign that has spread misinformation" since the original proposal.
BOSTON-- A top Comcast executive said that marketers have begun to take a keen interest in getting their advertisements displayed in the company's X1 user guide.
BOSTON-- Nokia Bell Labs' demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a existing hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant will allow cable operators to more rapidly inject gigabit speeds into their networks to ward off broadband competition.
A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by Boston NBC affiliate station WHDH-TV against Comcast.
BOSTON-- As it continues to try to distance itself from the leased set-top business, Comcast is considering making its upcoming Xi5 box available for retail sale, a company rep told FierceCable.
BOSTON-- A top executive for Cox Communications said that the company continues to evaluate whether it will launch an MVNO service, but that it hasn't made a decision either way yet.
BOSTON-- Comcast said it is seeing dramatic increases in network traffic on its Xfinity-branded Wi-Fi network. Specifically, Comcast's Cole Reinwand said that the operator recorded fully 445.8 million GB (or 445.8 Petabytes) of traffic on its Xfinity Wi-Fi network last year.