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Comcast attacks Google Fiber in Atlanta, tells consumers, 'Don't fall for the hype'

Finding itself seriously challenged in the Atlanta market virtually overnight, Comcast has gone on the marketing offensive against Google Fiber, imploring consumers, in a promotional flyer, not to "fall for the hype."

Google Fiber reveals Atlanta market pricing, replaces 'free' tier with $50, 100 Mbps option

Google Fiber is finally providing details about how it will price its 1 Gbps FTTH service in Atlanta, while adding some new elements to its broadband roster.

Comcast's 1 Gbps drive could shake up AT&T, Verizon broadband plans

Comcast has made its intent clear: it's finally going to bring its DOCSIS 3.1-based gigabit broadband services to five cities this year, a move that directly challenges AT&T and Verizon and their FTTH buildout and pricing strategies. How will these ILECs respond?

Hedge fund manager bullish on Comcast, says only 20% of profits coming from video

The bulls are coming out in force amid a strong fourth-quarter earnings report for Comcast that included notable subscriber gains.

Comcast rolls customers from new streaming services into video adds, Sling style

While Comcast made noise last week in announcing its best video subscriber performance in nine years, it quietly furthered an emerging trend in the pay-TV business-- that is, the practice of rolling customer acquisitions from fledgling streaming operations into one big video customer number.

Comcast's wireless flirtation is being closely scrutinized by spending-cautious investors

Investors and analysts are concerned about the level of capital spending potentially involved with Comcast's entry into the wireless business, according to MoffettNathanson analyst Craig Moffett.

Charter unlikely to participate in incentive auction of 600 MHz spectrum

Charter Communications is the latest cable company to take a lukewarm view of the FCC's upcoming 600 MHz spectrum auction, saying it's unlikely to participate. Like some other wireline service providers, Charter had been seen as a potential dark horse to leverage the spectrum sale to elbow its way into the mobile market.

Windstream launches IPTV in Sugar Land, Texas, taking on Comcast's TV monopoly

Windstream has named Sugar Land, Texas, as the third market for its Kinetic IPTV service. The provider will offer its service to over 30,000 homes beginning in the second quarter, laying a new challenge to incumbent video provider Comcast.

Comcast: Better 'segmenting' of video consumers has returned the MSO to growth

With Comcast reporting its best quarterly video subscriber metrics in nearly a decade Wednesday, one word that came up a lot during the company's earnings call was "segmenting."

AT&T, Comcast lead protest of Nashville's municipal broadband plans

AT&T remains locked in a battle with Tennessee lawmakers over a proposed bill that could enable municipal broadband providers like Chattanooga-based EPB, which gained attention for its 10 Gbps FTTH services, to expand their gigabit fiber-based broadband services into other parts of the state where services are lacking.