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Comcast tells FCC it's not "feasible" to run its network code on third-party set-tops

Comcast this week met with the FCC to spell out its various objections to the agency's proposed new set-top rules. The MSO told FCC officials that it's not "feasible" for Comcast's network code to run on third-party devices without its applications.

Top 9 cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators in Q1: Ranking Comcast to TWC to Charter to Cablevision

Now that the first-quarter 2016 earnings season is done, it's time to reflect on what is likely the last quarter before Charter acquires Time Warner Cable and Altice NV acquires Cablevision. FierceCable has assembled a complete look at the first-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user (ARPU).

Comcast, AWS continue to challenge Akamai in CDN space

Could content delivery networks run by rivals like Amazon Web Services threaten Akamai? One analyst thinks so, noting that Comcast, which moved into the CDN market segment in 2014, plans to triple its CDN capacity next year.

Comcast pays $490M to founder's widow, settles perks debt from bygone era

Comcast has paid $490 million to the 94-year-old widow of late company founder Ralph Roberts to cover perks that were awarded back more than two decades ago.

Comcast dodges $20B bullet with dismissal of Byron Allen discrimination suit

For now, Comcast can breathe a sigh of relief as a court has dismissed Byron Allen's $20 billion discrimination suit against the MSO. But Allen and the National Association of African-American Owned Media (NAAAOM) have one more shot at making the litigation stick.

Comcast increasingly reliant on under-paid installation contractors, Slate report says

Comcast is downsizing its installation staff and using more outside contractors, according to a Slate article, which seems to be based on anecdotal claims.

Cablevision, CableOne and Mediacom bled more video subs in Q1

In terms of video subscriber growth, it was a tale of two cable MSO segments during the first quarter. While the largest cable providers such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications collectively added 89,000 new subscribers, a number of mid-sized operators lost customers.

Comcast enables IP control, Dolby Atmos support for custom install channel

While the cable industry in general isn't known for being terribly user friendly for the custom residential install business, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has introduced a range of new service and...

Google Fiber begins 1 Gbps service rollout in Huntsville, Alabama

Google Fiber is moving ahead with its FTTH build in Huntsville, Alabama as utility crews began installing fiber over the past week that will support its low-priced 1 Gbps Internet service.

Comcast pays more than $100 million for French programmatic tech startup StickyAds.tv

Comcast has confirmed that it has bought French ad tech company StickyAds.tv.