Entertainment mogul Byron Allen has filed a petition with the FCC, claiming Comcast has not lived up to program diversity conditions imposed on it amid regulatory approval for its purchase of NBCUniversal five years ago.
Comcast has announced a partnership with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to further extend its low-cost broadband service, Internet Essentials, to public housing in three regions.
Verizon has begun running a new TV ad campaign highlighting the difference between its FTTH network and cable, a move that comes as the service provider pares down its wireline network footprint to the Northeast.
Charter Communications is in talks with Amazon to join Comcast in the e-tail giant's new cable services store front.
AT&T has joined the chorus of traditional ILECs that say cable operators' Ethernet over HFC service is a viable competitive alternative threat in the wholesale special access market.
Comcast announced a full roster of VP-level promotions covering corporate strategy, global risk management, corporate communications, legal regulatory affairs and corporate affairs departments.
The FCC's upcoming incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum has attracted over 104 applicants, creating what Chairman Tom Wheeler hopes will result in a "spectrum extravaganza."
Verizon is quietly making plans to hit back at the decline in Ethernet cable orders with an program dubbed "Titan" – which hasn't been officially announced yet – geared toward preventing wholesale and retail customers from turning to cable competitors.
Comcast has confirmed that its Xfinity TV, Internet and landline services can now be purchased through Amazon.com.
Cable operators such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable are increasingly gaining share of the Ethernet market by expanding their fiber networks and offering more services over hybrid fiber coax (HFC) networks. So Verizon is quietly battling back with Titan, an unannounced initiative the company is pursuing where it has fiber available.