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 (...

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

Verizon FiOS Fights for Space in the VOD Market, Netflix Calls Heroes for Help

I'm pondering perhaps a weekly Internet TV industry article as it seems there are more and more things going on in the space every week. I just fear that one week there will be nothing and you'll be over there twiddling your thumbs and mumbling …

YouTube to Launch Major New Movies-On-Demand Service?

YouTube to Launch Major New Movies On Demand Service?

There are rumors swirling that YouTube is about to roll out a new movie streaming service sometime this week. Media outlets such as Engadget are quoting The Wrap, which claims to have insider sources—anonymous, of course—suggesting that the video giant has finally wrapped up deals with all …

Mid-Week Online Video Reel Quick News Clips – April 13, 2011

Mid Week Online Video Reel Quick News Clips   April 13, 2011

It's been a busy week for various reasons, mostly NAB. That means a lot of news that might interest the Reel Readers but not warrant a full article. So I've chopped them all into bite-sized clips here for you to peruse. You know it's busy …

Adobe Pass Unlocks TV Everywhere

Adobe Pass Unlocks TV Everywhere

Adobe wants its Flash player to the be the one stop shop for the TV Everywhere industry. With that in mind they've revealed the Adobe Pass, an authentication service which can gate premium content for cable and satellite operators as well as broadcasters online. The …

Why Netflix is the Solution to Streaming Television Content and How They Might Do it

Why Netflix is the Solution to Streaming Television Content and How They Might Do it

Showtime and Netflix have cut a new deal that will see currently running shows like Dexter and Californication taken off of Netflix come summer. But what Showtime taketh away, they also giveth. The new deal penned between the two companies gives Netflix license on all …

Reel Quick Clips: Mid-Week Online Video Industry News

Reel Quick Clips: Mid Week Online Video Industry News

Another week is rapidly slipping past. While I planned on doing this on Wednesday, I didn't manage it. So here's a quick look at some online video stories I have been tracking but didn't really think merited a full blown article: Google TV and CNN …

Time Warner Cable’s New iPad App Sounds Incredibly Dumb

Time Warner Cables New iPad App Sounds Incredibly Dumb

The cable companies & broadcasters are doing everything they can to resist change and save the existing business model. Even as consumers clamor for a la carte options and more online capabilities, the cable companies keep distorting that vision. The latest move comes from Time Warner …

Warner Brothers Begins Delivering Movie Rentals via Facebook

Warner Brothers Begins Delivering Movie Rentals via Facebook

Really? Facebook is the solution you came up with to get your film in front of the digital masses? Sure it's a cool use of the social network and it taps into over 500 million potential film viewers. But I would never think of Facebook …

Television Advertising Takes Cue from Online Ad Targeting

Television Advertising Takes Cue from Online Ad Targeting

I read a pretty interesting article over at The Wall Street Journal which I don't really view as an unbiased news source, but which does have massive resources to come up with interesting articles. The article in question talked about how personal information is being …

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

DirecTV Heads into Streaming Internet Video, Broadband, LTE

It seems that DirecTV sees the end of satellite and the continuation of more terrestrial operations. Or they are just trying to expand their offerings. Expanding into a subscription-based premium movie service would put them in direcT competition with Netflix and several other studios who …

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