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.
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 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 has confirmed that it has bought French ad tech company StickyAds.tv.
A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, Calif., reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia.
Interesting news for wireless companies, and cable outfits including Comcast, who are making 5G plans — a new map provided by Allnet Insights & Analytis shows gobs of millimeter wave spectrum currently under the control of the FCC.
Whether it's the emergence of new OTT video players, 4K or the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, it's clear that cable industry manufacturer and services segment is facing a challenging yet innovative period.
The cable industry, despite its challenges, will grow its aggregate top-line revenue by 4 percent this year, and Comcast will be driving that growth.
Comcast's NBCUniversal unit is in talks with its partners in the joint venture Hulu, Disney and Fox, about joining the duo in providing networks to a live-streamed Hulu skinny bundle.
The FCC today announced it will be able to offer a whopping 126 MHz, or 10 paired blocks, of licensed spectrum on a near-nationwide basis in the forward portion of its 600 MHz incentive auction. That's a huge victory for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and it potentially creates an opening for a new wireless carrier to launch in the United States.