Attempting to differentiate its merger goals in the eyes of federal regulators, Charter Communications says it will "go further" than the FCC's recently adopted net neutrality order by not imposing data caps or any other usage-based pricing.
Canada's Shaw Communications has given up on plans to launch an IPTV-based video service and will instead license a white-label version of Comcast's X1 platform.
Comcast will soon begin streaming EA games to its X1 subscribers, according to DSLReports, which cites an inside source. "The service is in testing now and is slated to roll to a subscriber beta to 100,000 random customers on July 30," the source told the blog.
AT&Tis laying further challenge to Comcast's emerging presence in the gigabit fiber-to-the-premises race by officially launching its 1 Gbps U-verse with GigaPower service in Chicago.
The FCC announced that it has begun a review of Charter's proposed purchases of both Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks.
CenturyLink is officially now offering its Prism IPTV service in the Minneapolis market, ending incumbent video provider Comcast's monopoly position there.
While it continues to perform miserably in measurements of consumer satisfaction, Comcast has notably ranked high in a Washington Post survey of top D.C.-area workplaces.
Making good on its promise to investors to turn its 2011 purchase of NBCUniversal into a cross-platform-advertising powerhouse, Comcast has pulled back the veil to its broad, multi-media advertising product, which it calls "Symphony."
New Street Research analyst Jonathan Chaplin says it's 80 percent to 85 percent likely that the FCC and U.S. Justice Department will approve Charter Communication's proposed $56.7 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.
Comcast founder Ralph Roberts, who purchased a 1,200-subscriber Tupelo, Miss., cable company in 1963 and grew it into the conglomerate run today by his son, Brian, has died at the age of 95.