The FCC and Justice Department are investigating possible violations by Comcast of mandates put forth in 2011 as conditions for regulatory approval of its NBCUniversal purchase.
Pittsburgh-based Penthera Partners says it has now licensed its multiscreen video download software to Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable, while renewing its existing deal with Comcast.
As Charter's $56.7 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable this week may well prove again, acquisition proposals can take just days to assemble, but the ensuing regulatory angst can be never-ending.
Comcast has issued a memo to customers in the Atlanta area, warning them about rate increases set to take effect July 1.
Forced to lick his financial wounds after the collapse of the Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal with a relatively pedestrian 2014 salary of just $34.6 million, TWC CEO Rob Marcus can once again sleep soundly, knowing that his retirement savings plan is back on sound footing.
T-Mobile US is unlikely to strike a deal in the near term with any other cable or telecommunications providers aside from Dish Network, according to a report from Wall Street firm Macquarie Capital.
Time-shifting lovers of PBS shows like Downton Abbey will be pleased with Comcast's announcement this week that it's doubling the amount of video-on-demand PBS programming available on its video set-tops and multiscreen apps.
Comcast is continuing its aggressive deployment of its 2 Gbps Gigabit Pro service, announcing upcoming entries into six new regions including Houston, Utah, Colorado, Oregon and parts of Washington. Comcast is also launching what it calls Extreme 250, a new 250 Mbps service using its hybrid fiber coax (HFC) network.
Comcast is not holding back its Gigabit broadband desires, announcing that it will bring its 2 Gbps broadband Gigabit Pro service to six new cities in the Midwest and Western parts of the United States.
Comcast is known as one of the stingier MSOs when it comes to extending multiscreen services for the streaming components of the premium programming networks. So it comes as somewhat significant news that the cable operator is now letting its customers authenticate HBO Go and Showtime Anytime on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick.