For months, there's been a popular notion held among media analysts that the proposed merger of AT&T and DirecTV is enjoying a smooth regulatory review process largely because all of the focus is on the prospective Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal. Reuters says AT&T and DirecTV's proposed $49 billion deal is indeed getting far less scrutiny.
Comcast is now field-testing network systems based on the DOCSIS 3.1 specification and is preparing for deployment of the standard in 2016.
Comcast Business is taking a long pass with its SIP trunking service, announcing that the service is available across its entire service area, covering 39 states and 20 major U.S. markets.
Comcast has struck a wide-ranging deal with Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves, becoming a key technology partner and anchor tenant for the club's SunTrust Park, a new stadium set to be ready by the start of the 2017 season.
For the second time, the FCC is pausing its 180-day "shot clock" for its regulatory reviews of this year's two mega mergers of Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and AT&T and DirecTV.
Among all MVPDs, Comcast will be most impacted by HBO's decision to launch an over-the-top service.
Time Warner Cable continues to remain the top cable MSO providing Ethernet services to small to medium business (SMB) and large business customers, according to Vertical Systems Group's 2014 Cable MSO Ethernet Leaderboard.
The FCC's recently published net neutrality rules will not spell doom for wireless carriers that want to launch sponsored data plans, according to a report from analysts at Wall Street firm New Street Research.
Continuing its exhaustive struggle to turn public and political favor toward a Time Warner Cable acquisition deal it first proposed 13 months ago, Comcast has taken aim at a white paper filed by one of several anti-merger coalitions, Stop Mega Comcast.
The FCC has delivered its long-awaited net neutrality order that reclassifies ISPs under Title II of the Communications Act. The FCC posted the 400-page order to its website two weeks after it was approved in a 3-2 vote by the Democratic-controlled commission.