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Retrans reading: FCC looks at NBC template, CBS eyes $1 billion mark

Retransmission consent news just won't quiet down, despite the best efforts of some industry players (Comcast) who live on both sides of the fence. Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) has been hyping its

Comcast's Angelakis: Programming costs continue to be 'a challenge'

Despite its bulk as a service provider and programmer, thanks to NBCUniversal, programming costs continue to be "a challenge" for Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), the MSO's CFO Michael Angelakis said during

Comcast launches new Xfinity TV app for iPhone, iPod touch

Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) has rolled out a new iteration of its popular over-the-top delivery vehicle, Xfinity TV app, for iPhones and iPods, promising more than 6,000 hours of on-demand programming for

Dish CEO Clayton hints at new DirecTV merger

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and AT&T (NYSE: T) could be steppingstones to help Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) and DirecTV (Nasdaq: DTV) resurrect a merger that the FCC thought it buried nine years ago.

Comcast's Cohen to host Obama fundraiser; Reel Grrls turns down MSO's funds

The bonds between the cable industry and the world of politics are coming into HD-worthy clarity these days. Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Executive Vice President David Cohen will host a fundraising

1 Terabit boosted as standard for next gen optical networks gear

Hoping to avoid the debate that arose last time optical networking speed limits were set, a Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) engineer has thrown down the gauntlet in favor of 1 Terabit as top end speeds.

Comcast pulls nonprofit's funding- temporarily- over Baker tweet

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) continued its public relations spiral in the wake of hiring FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker. The MSO has had to apologize to nonprofit Reel Grrls in Seattle after

Comcast's Cohen defends Baker hiring, while ivi wants details of company dealings

Politically savvy Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) Executive Vice President David Cohen professed to be surprised that the MSO's hiring of former FCC Commissioner Meredith Attwell Baker was a "national

Comcast 'proxy' method could be retrans salve

The "proxy" retransmission consent fees approach Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is taking with its NBCUniversal affiliates could be a boilerplate to alleviate the ongoing pain being experienced by service

FCC names antitrust lawyer to review AT&T, T-Mobile deal

Without saying a word about the matter, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) could be making things tough for AT&T (NYSE: T) to merge with T-Mobile. Having just completed a long and contentious process to