After winning a cable franchise agreement with local lawmakers in Vancouver, Wash., CenturyLink has announced plans to compete head-on with Comcast by launching its Prism IPTV service in the region.
Comcast has taken the next step in its Gigabit broadband journey, announcing that it deployed what it claims to be the "gigabit-class" DOCSIS 3.1 modem on a customer-facing network in Philadelphia.
CenturyLink is going to launch its Prism IPTV service in Vancouver, Wash., bringing the first video challenge to incumbent cable provider Comcast.
Comcast has denied reports coming out of the U.K. that it is poised to make a $16 billion acquisition of one of Britain's four major broadcast networks, ITV. "We don't comment on M&A rumors but the speculation on ITV is just completely inaccurate," spokesman John Demming told Variety.
Comcast says it has established the first real-world deployment of a "gigiabit-class" DOCSIS 3.1 modem on a customer-facing network in its home city of Philadelphia.
Comcast and its NBCUniversal division are considering a $16 billion purchase of Britain's ITV broadcast unit, according to numerous reports originating out of the U.K.
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler sent letters to Comcast, AT&T and Verizon, summoning them to a Jan. 15 meeting to explain their various data-cap exemptions.
Comcast Business will provide the Sacramento Kings basketball team with a 100 Gigabit Ethernet, reflecting the latest ongoing string of sports segment wins for the cable MSO.
A Comcast call center in Colorado Springs, Colo., was evacuated Wednesday following a bomb threat. Authorities searched the call center facility at 4900 Centennial Boulevard and determined it was safe. Employees were let back into the building in the mid-afternoon, according to reports from local TV news.
More than 13,000 Comcast users have complained to the FCC about the MSO's data usage limits, according to pay-TV dissonant blog CutCableToday, which said it used a Freedom of Information Act request to obtain the information.