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Comcast: Better 'segmenting' of video consumers has returned the MSO to growth

With Comcast reporting its best quarterly video subscriber metrics in nearly a decade Wednesday, one word that came up a lot during the company's earnings call was "segmenting."

AT&T, Comcast lead protest of Nashville's municipal broadband plans

AT&T remains locked in a battle with Tennessee lawmakers over a proposed bill that could enable municipal broadband providers like Chattanooga-based EPB, which gained attention for its 10 Gbps FTTH services, to expand their gigabit fiber-based broadband services into other parts of the state where services are lacking.

Level 3 says cable companies' limited resources make it tough to compete in enterprise services

Level 3 Communications sees cable operators as a growing threat in the business space it serves-- as well as a potential ally for special access-- but said their geographic nature and lack of experience means they will have a tough time competing with ILECs for large business customers.

Comcast: We might buy spectrum during FCC's 600 MHz incentive auction

Comcast confirmed that it plans to participate in forward portion of the FCC's upcoming incentive auction of TV broadcasters' 600 MHz spectrum. But don't expect the cable company to walk away with a haul of new spectrum licenses.

AT&T expands 1 Gig service in four new markets

AT&T is expanding its 1 Gbps FTTH presence in parts of four markets, a likely response to Comcast's move to expand its gigabit broadband footprint via DOCSIS 3.1 technology.

Comcast adds 89K video subs in Q4, best quarter in nine years

Culminating a big rebound year for cable video services, Comcast added 89,000 pay-TV customers in the fourth quarter, its best quarterly performance in the category in nine years.

Comcast ups gigabit battle against AT&T with five-market DOCSIS 3.1 launch

Comcast plans to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-enabled gigabit broadband services to five markets this year, boosting a challenge to AT&T's ongoing FTTH program.

Comcast rolls out DOCSIS 3.1-powered gigabit network in Atlanta, Chicago, Detroit, Miami and Nashville

Comcast has become the first U.S. cable operator to announce wide-scale DOCSIS 3.1 deployment.

Comcast and AT&T home automation apps perform poorly in consumer satisfaction study

Home automation apps from Comcast and AT&T performed poorly in a recent compilation of 50,000 consumer reviews.

BT, Comcast 'homespot' routers are low-cost boon for Wi-Fi, but beware public backlash, study says

Dual-use routers such as Comcast's Xfinity gateways, which operate as both home Wi-Fi routers and public hotspots, are rapidly gaining favor among cable and IPTV operators in the U.S. and Europe. In fact, one in three routers will function as "homespots" by 2017, according to a new Juniper Research report, reaching 366 million units installed worldwide.
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