The commissioner for the Massachusetts Department of Telecommunications Cable is throwing her support to Comcast cable over another fiber-based proposal in a battle to win state grants for rural broadband expansion.
Comcast's second-quarter video and broadband subscriber number estimates got a slight bump from Jefferies analysts, who credited the increase in part to Verizon's now-resolved wireline worker strike with the CWA and IBEW unions.
Comcast's recent purchase of iControl may be a signal that service providers are trying to get a piece of the smart home services market, but in reality these services aren't resonating with consumers.
The cable and satellite TV industries came under heavy fire today during a Senate hearing on customer service and billing in the industry, an event underscored by the release of a pair of lengthy Senate investigations into the issues. Executives from Comcast, Charter Communications and other providers sought to downplay and deflect criticisms of their business practices, while also acknowledging they have work to do to improve their practices and reputations.
Comcast announced today it purchased Icontrol Networks Inc., an Austin, Texas-based company that developed key technologies for Comcast's Xfinity Home service. The company said the Icontrol employees in Austin joining Comcast "will make up a new Comcast engineering center of excellence in Austin that can take advantage of the great energy and talent that city has to offer."
Verizon has been asked by the National Advertising Review Board to revise a number of its FiOS ads following a complaint by Comcast.
Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) is contemplating a joint purchase of one of its key home automation vendors, iControl. According to Medium, Comcast may purchase a piece of the iControl, which supplies...
CenturyLink has filed a motion to strike what it says is an "irretrievably flawed" data framework in the FCC's recent business data services (BDS) proposal, saying that cable operators understated their capabilities to serve the Ethernet services market.
A government panel has asked Verizon to change a series of potentially misleading ads, following a complaint by Comcast.
Incumbent provider CenturyLink said it wants to work with the Federal Communications Commission on its proposed changes to special access pricing, but has a few opinions on specific matters set out by the FCC in early May. Those matters include wireless backhaul and the method by which competition in various markets is determined – including cable competitors.