AT&T has launched 1 Gbps service for residential and business customers in Indianapolis, signaling another move by the telco to keep apace of competitive threats from Comcast as it introduces similar service over its hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network.
As Comcast continues to expand its 1 terabyte data usage cap — the cap has now reached Chicago — the MSO's just-signed integration deal with Netflix has come under scrutiny.
Chicago-area Comcast subscribers have been informed that, starting August 1, they will be subjected to the same 1-terabyte usage limit that's been imposed for several months on the MSO's subscribers in Florida and the Southeast.
The CableWiFi Alliance-- a Wi-Fi network sharing agreement between Comcast, Cablevision, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications-- is still going after a round of M&A that saw three of the companies in the group acquired by companies outside of the group.
What brought bitter media-business rivals Comcast and Netflix together to the point in which the former MSO is going to integrate the latter SVOD service into its pay-TV user interface? Analyzing a deal that would seem highly unlikely as recently as a year ago, the New York Times postulates that subscriber momentum on both sides drove the arrangement.
The D.C. Court of Appeals will not reopen the Tennis Channel's long-running program discrimination suit against Comcast.
Comcast has added a new Wi-Fi-enabled, high-definition indoor/outdoor camera to its Xfinity-branded home-automation platform.
INCOMPAS, a trade group representing cable industry rivals including Netflix and Google, praised the former SVOD giant for carving out a technology integration deal with Comcast.
Netflix's apparent truce with Comcast, which will see its SVOD service stream over the cable operator's X1 set-top boxes in the near future, may have been partially driven by the need to grab more subscribers as its U.S. growth slows and its international expansion appears to be less than stellar.
Comcast and Netflix have reached a deal to put the popular SVOD service on Comcast customers' set-top boxes, according to Recode.