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Analyst: Cable will likely mimic AT&T's usage-based broadband pricing plans

Sanford Bernstein senior analyst Craig Moffett believes that AT&T's plan to implement monthly usage caps on its DSL customers, and charge overage fees to those who violate those terms, could

Netflix outbids AMC, HBO for original programming

Signaling a serious move into a more traditional pay TV service model, Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) will reportedly launch a $100 million 26-episode original TV series, "House of Cards." To get the rights

AAMP initiative seeks ways to make money on VoD advertising

There's money to be made from dynamic advertising insertion (DAI) into video-on-demand programming, and the newly formed Advanced Advertising Media Project (AAMP) wants to determine the best way to

NCTA names Michael Powell president-CEO

Former FCC Chairman Michael Powell will get the opportunity to look at regulatory issues from the other side of the fence now that he's been named the NCTA's president-CEO, replacing Kyle McSlarrow

Moffett: Cable will fast-follow AT&T into usage-based pricing

Cable MSOs will use AT&T's (NYSE: T) usage-based broadband pricing model as "air cover" to initiate their own plans in the near future, Sanford Bernstein Senior Analyst Craig Moffett said in a

McSlarrow finds a spot with Comcast in Washington; Powell reportedly in line for job

NCTA President Kyle McSlarrow has found a new job: Starting in April he will be the president of Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA)-NBCUniversal, Washington, D.C. with the dual responsibilities of running the

Comcast, Zoom Telephonics resolve modem dispute

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) and Zoom Telephonics have apparently kissed, made up and buried the details. In the process, the two parties who now, according to a Comcast news release, "look forward to

Retrans fee battles? You ain't seen nothing yet

Investor conferences always seem to bring out the best in media execs, and yesterday's outing in the tony environs of Palm Beach, Fla., where, Deutsche Bank Securities opened its Media & Telecom

Comcast goes after Hispanic market with launch of Spanish-language version of Xfinity

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ:CMCSA, CMCSK), which has seen subscribers abandon the MSO over the past 24 months, is set to mine a new market segment as it makes a major push into Spanish-language TV,

Comcast priorities: Think like the customer, reward the lobbyists

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) wants to know how its customers see things. "We've organized around the customer experience and we put someone in charge of looking at things from the customer view, not from