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Comcast Xfinity TV app now streaming live ABC, NBC out of the home in NYC, LA and elsewhere

Comcast's Xfinity TV Everywhere app is now streaming live ABC and NBC programming outside of customers' homes in markets where Comcast has owned & operated (O&O) network affiliates.

Comcast adding 600 jobs with new customer service center in Colorado

Comcast formally announced plans to open a new customer service center in Fort Collins, Colorado, a move that will bring 600 new jobs to the area.

Smit explains why Comcast won't chase Hulu outside its footprint

Three days after Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts surprised the pay-TV industry at INTX by revealing that the MSO has no plans to deploy streaming video services outside its footprint, cable division chief Neil Smit provided more color on the company's strategic thought process.

Charter CEO: Now that we own TWC, we can use Verizon MVNO deal to offer nationwide wireless

Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company can now potentially offer a nationwide wireless service because its Time Warner Cable acquisition gives it access to the same Verizon MVNO agreement as Comcast.

House Dems back FCC's set-top proposal, attack 'aggressive campaign to spread misinformation'

Congresswoman Anna Eshoo (D-Calif.) and Congressman Mark Takano (D-Calif.) have issued a joint letter urging their colleagues to support the FCC's plan to allow pay-TV customers to purchase their own third-party set-tops instead of renting while blasting the "aggressive campaign that has spread misinformation" since the original proposal.

Comcast CTO: Advertisers now 'doing the limbo' to get ads onto X1 user guide

BOSTON-- A top Comcast executive said that marketers have begun to take a keen interest in getting their advertisements displayed in the company's X1 user guide.

Nokia's 10 Gbps-capable HFC technology will enable cable to battle AT&T, Verizon for broadband dollars

BOSTON-- Nokia Bell Labs' demonstration of 10 Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds over a existing hybrid fiber coax (HFC) cable plant will allow cable operators to more rapidly inject gigabit speeds into their networks to ward off broadband competition.

Judge tosses out suit against Comcast filed by jilted Boston affiliate

A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed by Boston NBC affiliate station WHDH-TV against Comcast.

Comcast mulls selling HDR-capable Xi5 at retail

BOSTON-- As it continues to try to distance itself from the leased set-top business, Comcast is considering making its upcoming Xi5 box available for retail sale, a company rep told FierceCable.

Cox: We're 'keeping our options open' for a return to MVNO market

BOSTON-- A top executive for Cox Communications said that the company continues to evaluate whether it will launch an MVNO service, but that it hasn't made a decision either way yet.