Comcast is getting close to the official debut of its voice-activated remote control, the XR11, and is already making it available to customers for early trials.
Timed to the release of a PricewaterhouseCoopers survey revealing that telecom customers are among the most receptive to customer service delivered over digital channels, Comcast says it will triple its social media-based customer service team.
A federal judge in Alabama refused to dismiss the personal lawsuit of a woman who claims Cable One worked with advanced advertising company NebuAd to improperly monitor her Internet use back in 2007.
Attempting to mimic the advanced advertising success it's had on the Internet, Google Fiber will begin to offer targeted local TV ads in Kansas City, Kan., and Kansas City, Mo.
Dish Network has expanded its relationship with multiscreen technology vendor Nagra to include dynamic ad insertion into TV Everywhere services.
Canoe, the cable-industry joint venture specializing in dynamic ad insertion (DAI) into video-on-demand, says its reach has expanded into 130 demographic marketing areas (DMAs) across the U.S., and 48 of the top 50 DMAs.
Comcast is in negotiations to acquire TV ad tech company Visible World, according to the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed individuals familiar with the talks.
After blaming slowing TV ad sales in each previous quarter of 2014 on everything from government shutdown fears to Winter Olympics disruption to cold weather, media analyst Michael Nathanson says "excuses are running out" for the worst ad sales quarter since the great recession.
After announcing a 10-year agreement in early September to take over NASCAR's "triple A" racing circuit, the newly christened Xfinity Series, Comcast is rolling out new NASCAR-themed features for its X1 video platform.
Becoming the latest programmer to try to package its inventory for advertisers with greater insights as to what kind of viewers are watching it, A+E Networks has become the first to deploy Rovi's data-driven, targeted advertising platform, Ad Optimizer.