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Comcast, Suddenlink execs win NCTA Vanguard awards

Comcast Cable CEO Neil Smit and Suddenlink Communications SVP and Chief Programming Officer Patty McCaskill will each pick up a Vanguard Award for Distinguished leadership next month at The Cable Show.

White: Comcast-TWC deal could make regulators receptive to DirecTV-Dish merger

Comcast's $45.2 billion agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable could make the idea of a potential DirecTV merger with Dish Network more attractive to regulators, DirecTV CEO Mike White suggested at an investor conference Tuesday.

Wave Broadband's CPI acquisition could challenge Comcast Business

Wave Broadband, an independent cable operator serving Washington, Oregon and California, is shaking up the cable business service market by purchasing Capacity Provisioning Inc., reports  FierceCable. Read more

Wave Broadband buys metro Ethernet provider CPI

Comcast could face more competition for its commercial broadband services from Wave Broadband, which bought a Metro Ethernet provider that operates in Washington, Oregon and California.

Comcast buys electronic sell-through rights to Sony TV shows, movies

Comcast continues to expand the number of TV shows and movies that can be purchased from its Xfinity On Demand store, announcing on Monday that it struck an electronic sell-through deal with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

RCN doubles upload speeds for broadband customers

Cable overbuilder RCN said that it doubled the upload speeds for its two most popular broadband tiers, and that it won't charge subscribers additional fees for the upgrade.

Comcast's Smit: MSO, Time Warner Cable are 'very well aligned'

Comcast Cable President-CEO Neil Smit said today that things will start to move fast once the communications giant has the OK to acquire Time Warner Cable because, among other things, "we are very well aligned."

Comcast at center of marijuana TV ad controversy

Comcast's Spotlight advertising group is at the center of a controversy about why the nation's first television advertisements for medical marijuana never reached the airwaves.

AT&T takes on Comcast, WOW with U-verse launch in Augusta

Comcast and cable overbuilder WideOpenWest face new competition in Georgia from AT&T, which launched its U-verse TV and Internet products in Augusta on Thursday.

DOJ taps Hesse to lead review of Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal

Renata Hesse, a veteran antitrust attorney who has previously helped the government prosecute companies ranging from Microsoft to American Airlines, will lead a review of Comcast proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable, the Department of Justice said Thursday.