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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 (...

NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

NBC Requiring Pay TV Subscriptions for Online Olympics Coverage, Erodes Olympic Values

The Olympics are the latest victim of big money, well OK, maybe not the latest. There's been big money wrapped up in Olympic Games and their coverage for years. But this year, NBC has decided that, if you want to watch online, you need to …

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti-Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Feds Looking into Cable Company Anti Trust Actions Toward Online Video

Hell yeah! If you've been a long-time reader, you know I'm no fan of the cable companies. Their outdated, dinosaur-like companies are holding back video entertainment in a variety of ways if you ask me. Every once in awhile one will make some move that …

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

Hulu Authentication is Bad Business Move, Cable Companies Bullying Consumers [Opinion]

The CEOs of both CBS and now Time Warner have spoken out in favor of Hulu moving to an authentication model. Personally, it seems like an anti-trust suit to me in regards to Time Warner, who should have no say in the matter. Their CEO …

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Video Ad Impressions Reach Record Numbers in March 2012

Toot the tooters and clink the clinkers, honk the honkers and hoot the hooters, it's comScore video metrix time again. OK, maybe skip the hooters. Did you know that 181 million Americans watched video online in March? Did you know that online video advertising impressions …

Google Pay TV Project Aiming At Screen Convergence Or Cable Subscribers?

Google Pay TV Project Aiming At Screen Convergence Or Cable Subscribers?

The Hollywood Reporter have cited a source that says Google has made some regulatory filings that look like a pre-cursor to a pay TV system and would see Google filing for "cable TV franchise licenses" in Kansas City (both MO and KA). So the way …

Buyers Choose Connected TV Over 3D This Holiday Season As Set-Top Box Demand Drops

Buyers Choose Connected TV Over 3D This Holiday Season As Set Top Box Demand Drops

If I personally was given the choice of 3D or Connected for a new TV purchase, I would choose connected. Apparently, I'm not the only one according to some new data from Parks Associates in regards to flat-panel TV purchasing intentions and the features .

Epic Meal Time Gets TV Deal, Will Terrorize Meat On G4

Epic Meal Time Gets TV Deal, Will Terrorize Meat On G4

Epic Meal Time's success is amazing, and it keeps on rolling with the announcement that it will get a chance on the gaming/entertainment network G4 soon.  The deal gives Epic Meal Time a pilot, but let's face it, that show is likely to get a …

Expect Usage-Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

Expect Usage Based Billing On Web From Cable Providers Soon

I actually wondered if this was something cable providers were chewing on in regards to the increased popularity of Netflix and Hulu.  Bloomberg reports that companies like Time Warner Cable, Inc, are considering charging customers for the amount of data they consume.  The extra charges …

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Sony Cutting The Cable For You? Aiming For A Sony Online TV Service?

Remember when I was writing about Sony the other day, well really it was about Google TV and stuff, but I mentioned that Howard Stringer, the Sony CEO, was talking about big R&D in a new TV. Well, some speculation has launched into what that …

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast Set For Its Own IPTV Service To Fight AllVid?

Comcast has been named in the recent Xbox TV lineup and some other interesting Internet TV deals. But now, they seem to just be going it alone on their own IPTV service, according to what they stated to the FCC, along with a device that …

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