Comcast reported strong second quarter earnings, driven by its cable network performance, as well as some of its best cable communications numbers in six years.
Proving that a regional sports network can still obtain major carriage agreements, as long as it has the right audience and the right leverage, the Disney-backed SEC Network will launch nationally on Comcast when it debuts August 14.
In the busiest week yet for the FCC's ongoing revaluation of net neutrality policy, Comcast executive VP David Cohen told a Senate hearing that his company was not "blocking or degrading" video content on its network, and that Comcast would remain beholden to the FCC's net neutrality policy as a condition of its NBCUniversal acquisition approval in 2010.
Comcast has issued a public apology in the wake of an embarrassing, virally distributed incident involving one of its customer retention representatives.
Comcast and TiVo are working on a new two-way solution that would enable the pay TV service's subscribers to access the full range of their Xfinity service on a TiVo set-top box purchased at retail, all without a CableCARD.
Continuing to push its stance that ISPs should not impede the open nature of the Internet, Netflix filed comments with the FCC ahead of its net neutrality proceeding. The SVOD provider also published its June speed index, noting that Verizon's average continued to drop despite a peering deal made two months ago.
While Comcast has continually battled a reputation for bad customer service, you've got to credit the tenacity of the service rep who handled tech blogger Ryan Block's attempt to cancel service.
Comcast Business is enabling Supercuts to improve its operational efficiencies and its interaction with customers in 33 locations in southeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey with a set of business Internet, voice and video services.
Comcast has quietly purchased PowerCloud Systems, the privately held maker of the Skydog Wi-Fi router and app that lets users monitor and modify how broadband is used in their homes.
It's a small rural cable network, reaching about 40 million pay TV providers across the U.S., and focused on "bluegrass bands, farming news and Hee Haw reruns." (Hat tip, Philadelphia Daily News.) But with federal lawmakers concerned about the impact on specific consumer groups caused by two major pay TV industry mergers, RFD-TV has suddenly assumed a rather outsized influence.