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AT&T raises usage allowance on U-verse, GigaPower fiber broadband

AT&T has taken another step to sate the appetite of its broadband customers by once again increasing the monthly usage allowances for its U-verse and GigaPower broadband plans.

Layer3 set to take on Comcast in Chicago, reveals Altice as backer

Start-up cable service Layer3 is moving beyond its Texas-based market test and will conduct a full-fledged rollout in Chicago under its own brand, the company has confirmed.

Comcast Business sees 17% revenue surge thanks in part to emergence of enterprise branch-office biz

Comcast Business reported a 17 percent rise in second quarter revenue to $1.4 billion, thanks partly to a new piece of business — enterprise branch offices.

Comcast opens 4K Olympics coverage to Dish and DirecTV

Comcast and NBCUniversal will distribute its 83 hours of delayed 4K Summer Olympics footage to satellite operators DirecTV and Dish Network.

Verizon introduces connected device tech support for FiOS, DSL subscribers

Verizon has launched a new customer care service for its FiOS and DSL customers called Tech Support Pro, signaling its desire to further its bond with broadband customers as it faces off with aggressive cable competition in its Northeast wireline market.

NBCU's Burke: 'Our relationship with Netflix has never been better'

Making their first extensive comments about the upcoming integration of Netflix into the X1 platform, Comcast executives assured investors that the deal is accretive on both sides, and that their once-strained relationship with the SVOD service is now strong.

Comcast Business finds enterprise growth in branch offices, sees Q2 revenue jump to $1.4B

Comcast Business' dominant revenue source may still be from small businesses customers, but the division is seeing new growth from mid-sized and large businesses. During the second quarter, the unit reported that revenue overall rose 17 percent to $1.4 billion.

'Too many networks' means Comcast, NBCU, others may trim away TV channels

Comcast-owned NBCUniversal may be at the lead edge of a purge of smaller TV networks, according to its CEO Steve Burke, who said on the cable conglomerate's second-quarter earnings call that NBCU plans to trim channels from its lineup.

NBCU retrans revenue spiked 64% in Q2

While it has lagged behind other broadcasters in terms of retransmission licensing revenue, NBCUniversal is in catch-up mode.

Comcast's Burke: Smaller cable channels are going bye-bye

Most of the major programming conglomerates are in the process of reducing the size of their network bundle, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke said.