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Comcast Subscriber Losses Narrowed In Q4

In the quarter before its merger with NBC Universal (NSDQ: CMCSA) was complete, Comcast exceeded analysts expectations and also appeared to…

Comcast to Bring Live TV to the iPad

Comcast will be adding a new feature to its Xfinity iPad app that will allow subscribers to stream live TV to the mobile tablet. The catch is that viewers will only have access to that live programming while they’re at home, connected to their wireless router.

Comcast Sweetens the NBCU Pot With $20M Fund for Minorities

Comcast has committed a $20 million venture fund for minority entrepreneurs to promote diversity in its proposed joint venture with NBC Universal. The fund will be established as part of Comcast Interactive Capital and will back minority entrepreneurs developing new media content and technology.

Vid-Biz: YouTube Hacked, Comcast Rate Increase, BBC Costs

Today on the Net: Hackers took advantage of a cross-site scripting vulnerability on YouTube over the holiday weekend, Comcast raised its rates for California residents by an average of 3.8 percent and the BBC spent £199.3 million on its online service, according to its annual report.

FCC Stops Comcast-NBCU Shot Clock Again

The FCC is stopping the shot clock on the Comcast-NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) merger for a second time. Thursday, June 24, had been day 50 on w…

Will Comcast’s ‘Empire Building’ Be Its Downfall?

Is Comcast’s plan to become more of a media player by merging its cable networks with NBC Universal a distraction to its core cable business? Does adding NBC actually return less value to investors? And can lack of vision actually be a good thing?

Democrats Tee Up Comcast/NBCU Concerns

In Thursday’s (Feb. 4) hearing, the House Energy & Commerce Committee’s Communications & Internet Subcommittee will be looking at a merged C…

Comcast-NBCU: The Deal In Tweets

Below our coverage of the Comcast-NBCU deal from Staci on Twitter as it unfolded this morning. Follow us on Twitter for continuous updates @…

Comcast Trials Broadband Meter in Portland

Comcast today said it’s kicked off a broadband meter trial that will measure how much data a household consumers over its cable modem, something we’ve asked for since Comcast made clear its 250 GB-per-month cap on data downloads.

Comcast & NBCU: A List of Content Assets

With more reports about Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA) and NBC Universal (NYSE: GE) talks about a content combination, thought it would make sense to…

Microsoft Dumps Comcast Investment

Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT) has decided to sell its 7.3 percent stake in Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA), according to an SEC filing (via Tech Trader Daily…

Comcast To Roll out Monthly Usage Cap

Comcast (NSDQ: CMCSA), the country’s largest broadband provider, is rolling out restrictions on its service usage, and subscribers whose use…

Comcast Interested in Buying Virgin Media?

So says a report in London’s business freesheet daily CityAM, citing sources: Comcast is among the interested suitors/bidders for UK’s cable…

Comcast, Tivo Mum on Details of Partnership

Comcast and Tivo aren’t saying much about their partnership that was signed in 2005, and is seen as hugely important to Tivo, accord…

Cable doesn’t intend to be YouTubed

Cable’s free ride may be ending soon — and the executives know it. The Journal reports that pay-TV companies are starting to get serious ab…

Comcast Plans For An Open Portal

Somehow, I have a hard time believing the broad sweep that this story portrays, but at least becomes plausible in light of Comcast’s acquisi…

Comcast CEO Brian Roberts On Net Neutrality

We covered Comcast’s earnings yesterday…in the Q4 earnings call CEO Brian Roberts spoke a bit about net neutrality and the controversy abo…

Comcast’s Billion VOD Views

(via LR) Not that it really significant, but interestign milestone nonetheless: more than one billion programs have been viewed on its VOD s…

Comcast’s Need For Reinvention: Part II

(See our part I here) A detailed story on why Comcast needs to reinvent itself..one is companies like CBS trying to develop “cable bypass”,…

Comcast’s Need For Reinvention: Part I

Keep in mind that Comcast has an existing relationship with AOL-parent Time Warner, on Adelphia, and that, on the surface, is going well.
Al…

Google, Comcast Mulling Stake in AOL

Updated at 11:15 PM PST:
So says WSJ…Google and Comcast are in “serious discussions” to buy a minority stake in AOL. The stake is for the…

Comcast Proposes DVD/VOD Service

A very good story on how Comcast is pushing to collapse the video windows prevelant in the industry, of course, for the betterment of its se…

Comcast to Stream Video of NHL Games

Comcast has struck a deal with the National Hockey League to stream NHL games live to its nearly 8 million high-speed Internet subscribers.…

Comcast To Launch a Big ITV Pilot

This should be a big boost to the ITV industry…omcast is slated to begin a groundbreaking pilot launch of ITV services from several cable…

Why Comcast Should Acquire AOL

A surprisingly convincing argument by Will Richmond on why Comcast, which hasn’t really done anything big in online content, should be looki…

MetaTV’s Acquisition By TVWorks Announced

Last week ITVT broke the story, and this wek it has been formally announced by the stakeholders: TV Works, a JV of Comcast and Cox, has acqu…

Comcast CEO stumps for VOD

Comcast CEO/VOD evangelist Brian Roberts predicts his company will deliver a billion TV shows through VOD next year; Comcast currently avera…

Big Content Plays From Verizon And Comcast

Well, you’ve been reading about it a lot here recently…Verizon CEO Ivan Seidenberg and Comcast CEO Brian Roberts gave keynote speeches tod…

Behind Comcast’s VOD Growth

Sixty percent of Comcast’s 21.5 million subscribers are now VOD-ready, and in July those customers downloaded 50 million shows, up from 40 m…

Comcast arms for TV revolution

Comcast’s VOD plans and its merger with search: very interesting: “How will the consumer navigate that array? We now are partnering with a n…

Comcast’s Big Bet on Content

(sub. req.): An interview with Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, folliwing the recent deal with Sony and others to acquire MGM.
“The Sony/MGM…

Sony And Comcast Plan New Channels

The joint machinery is beginning to move: Animax, AXN and Sony Entertainment TV (the latter two I’ve watched in India, and are very popular…

Comcast’s Race For The Edge

Comcast’s still smarting a bit form the failed Disney takeover attempt…but it is by no means moping over it. To maintain its edge over the…