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Comcast pays $490M to founder's widow, settles perks debt from bygone era

Comcast has paid $490 million to the 94-year-old widow of late company founder Ralph Roberts to cover perks that were awarded back more than two decades ago.

Comcast dodges $20B bullet with dismissal of Byron Allen discrimination suit

For now, Comcast can breathe a sigh of relief as a court has dismissed Byron Allen's $20 billion discrimination suit against the MSO. But Allen and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) have one more shot at making the litigation stick.

Comcast increasingly reliant on under-paid installation contractors, Slate report says

Comcast is downsizing its installation staff and using more outside contractors, according to a Slate article, which seems to be based on anecdotal claims.

Cablevision, CableOne and Mediacom bled more video subs in Q1

In terms of video subscriber growth, it was a tale of two cable MSO segments during the first quarter. While the largest cable providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications collectively added 89,000 new subscribers, a number of mid-sized operators lost customers.

Comcast enables IP control, Dolby Atmos support for custom install channel

While the cable industry in general isn't known for being terribly user friendly for the custom residential install business, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has introduced a range of new service and...

Google Fiber begins 1 Gbps service rollout in Huntsville, Alabama

Google Fiber is moving ahead with its FTTH build in Huntsville, Alabama as utility crews began installing fiber over the past week that will support its low-priced 1 Gbps Internet service.

Comcast pays more than $100 million for French programmatic tech startup StickyAds.tv

Comcast has confirmed that it has bought French ad tech company StickyAds.tv.

Comcast's Roberts reassures DreamWorks staffers, may be thinking about Xfinity originals

A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, Calif., reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia.

Comcast and other 5G hopefuls take note: gobs of millimeter wave spectrum in FCC hands

Interesting news for wireless companies, and cable outfits including Comcast, who are making 5G plans — a new map provided by Allnet Insights & Analytis shows gobs of millimeter wave spectrum currently under the control of the FCC.

Arris, Jinni and Huawei find new opportunities in evolving cable MSO market

Whether it's the emergence of new OTT video players, 4K or the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, it's clear that cable industry manufacturer and services segment is facing a challenging yet innovative period.