Comcast Articles

Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) is the largest cable operator, home Internet service provider, and third largest home telephone service provider in the United States, providing cable television, broadband Internet, telephone service and home security [in some areas] to both residential and commercial customers in 40 states and the District of Columbia.
The company is headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Comcast also has significant holding in several cable networks (...

Warner Bros Announces New VOD – TheWB.com

The Warner Bros. Television Group today unveiled two new broadband destinations and other key components of its multiplatform digital media business strategy at a New York press conference. The announcements, made by Bruce Rosenblum, President, Warner Bros. Television Group, include: – The launch of TheWB.com, …

Comcast Degrades HD Video Quality To Pack Channels

High-definition television provides a crystal clear viewing experience, free from artifacts and with noticeably better quality than standard-definition television… right? Not so fast. Turns out Comcast and other providers of so-called high-def TV are intentionally compressing the video stream on many of their channels, sometimes …

Google and Common Sense – An Internet Safety Video

Google is expected on Tuesday to announce the launch of  a parent's resource for kids' safety online – called The Family Safety Guide . You can actually see that it is live now by following the link. Its reported that in partnership with the media-awareness …

Research – Convergence of Online Video + TV

One of our predictions for online video in 2008 discussed briefly the convergence that will likely begin to happen between online video and television. We have already seen several announcements from companies working on such solutions, from Comcast to netflix. Today, a new research report …

Do You Think Online Video Is Clogging The Internet?

I read a great post today by Dan Rayburn, of Streaming Media, where he discusses the fact that it seems almost every few months, we read an article about how the growth of online video consumption is causing a "clogging" of the internet, or how …

Professionally Published Video Sites – 33.5 Billion Views In 2007

AccuStream Research: Professionally Published Online Video up 50.3% in '07 to 33.5 Billion Views Online video views (streams and progressive downloads) delivered through professionally branded sites increased 50.3% in 2007 to 33.5 billion, according to a research study published by AccuStream iMedia Research. Online Video …

Mobile Video Platform for Weirdos

So, I was checking my email this morning and I received a funny email from Charles Knight of altsearchengines pointing me to perhaps one of the weirdest conference promotional ideas I have ever seen, wearablevideo.  That is right, it is a "mobile video platform" that …

Buy Revver Video Sharing for Only $500K

According to several sites across the net today, sources close to Revver are reporting that Revver has been trying to shop around for buyers for months and apparently they are offering the company at fire-sale prices. "Revver's asking price is between $300,000 and $500,000, as …

Most Flexible Online Video Options for Media

As the market for professionally produced online video has matured, so too has the need for media companies to incorporate highly flexible, open and robust methods that help them keep pace. Today, thePlatform, the leading broadband video management and publishing company, announced the broadband video …

Rentals To Drive Paid Online Video Growth

Already in the first month of 2008, several companies have announced plans to launch or expand online video rental services, including Apple, Netflix, and others. According to new research released by ABI Research, online rental videos will lead the way in terms of the paid …

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