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Time Warner Inc. pushing 'stacking rights' for cable VOD

In order to better enable pay-TV VOD viewing, Time Warner Inc. is pushing the outside program vendors who sell shows to platforms including Turner Networks channels TNT and TBS to allow for full-season "stacking" rights.

Comcast tells Chicago customers they must convert to MPEG-4 set-tops to receive HD

Comcast customers with older MPEG-2 based set-tops in Chicago have been told they need to upgrade to newer boxes that support MPEG-4 in order to keep receiving HD channels.

Comcast wants to launch HDR-capable Xi6 set-top in time for Summer Olympics, insider says

LAS VEGAS-- Comcast product executives are quietly hoping to accelerate the launch of the company's HDR- and 4K-capable Xi6 set-top in time for NBCUniversal's coverage of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games, a source close to the device's development told  FierceCable.

Seeso poised to launch as NBCUniversal aims at online comedy fans

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal's first foray into subscription video on demand (SVOD) is set to launch this week with 2,000 hours of original comedy content available immediately to those who sign up for the $3.99 monthly service.

Comcast raises stakes against CenturyLink with 2 Gbps Launch in Twin Cities

Comcast has begun offering eligible consumers in Minnesota its 2 Gbps broadband service, creating a new ripple in the competitive FTTH landscape against CenturyLink and US Internet in the Twin Cities market.

Comcast fires back at CenturyLink, US Internet with 2 Gbps launch in Minneapolis

Comcast is now offering eligible consumers in Minnesota its 2 Gbps broadband service, raising the competitive FTTH stakes against CenturyLink and US Internet in the Twin Cities market.

CenturyLink to launch Prism TV in Vancouver, Wash., compete head-on with Comcast

After winning a cable franchise agreement with local lawmakers in Vancouver, Wash., CenturyLink has announced plans to compete head-on with Comcast by launching its Prism IPTV service in the region.

Comcast lights customer DOCSIS 3.1 modem in Philly

Comcast has taken the next step in its Gigabit broadband journey, announcing that it deployed what it claims to be the "gigabit-class" DOCSIS 3.1 modem on a customer-facing network in Philadelphia.

CenturyLink to battle Comcast for TV dollars in Vancouver, Wash.

CenturyLink is going to launch its Prism IPTV service in Vancouver, Wash., bringing the first video challenge to incumbent cable provider Comcast.

Comcast: ITV rumors are 'completely inaccurate'

Comcast has denied reports coming out of the U.K. that it is poised to make a $16 billion acquisition of one of Britain's four major broadcast networks, ITV. "We don't comment on M&A rumors but the speculation on ITV is just completely inaccurate," spokesman John Demming told  Variety.