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OTT: NBC reportedly pulls back on Hulu ad inventory

Hulu has access to a lot of NBC content, but it doesn't necessarily have access to a lot of the advertising, especially since NBC has "begun pulling back on the maximum allowable amount of ad

Vivendi gets $2B from GE for portion of NBCU stake it holds

General Electric has paid Vivendi $2 billion for nearly 8 percent of the 20 percent share of NBC Universal the French media conglomerate owns, a component to the sale of NBCU to Comcast, which is

Comcast, looking to tap into online viewership, says COO Burke will lead NBCU after merger

Comcast said COO Steve Burke will be the new head of NBC Universal, replacing CEO Jeff Zucker, once it completes its deal to acquire control of the company from General Electric. Burke, who helped

It's the economy stupid, II: Comcast workers unionize in Massachusetts

Perhaps reflecting the vagaries of an up (hardly ever often) and down (depressingly so) economy, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) employees in Fall River and Fairhaven, Mass. have voluntarily signed union

Zucker out; Comcast's Burke to run NBCU

In an announcement that surprised no one save perhaps Jeffrey Zucker, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) COO Steve Burke will become CEO of NBC Universal when Comcast acquires NBC Universal, perhaps as soon as

You can't fight city hall--or cable

I am a skeptic when it comes to over-the-top content beating cable in any kind of fair fight. Like fighting a parking ticket, it's impossible to fight cable. If you slide right the industry bobs

Clearwire mulls funding options, in talks with T-Mobile USA

WiMAX operator Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR) is reviewing its funding options and is in discussions with current and new investors, including T-Mobile USA, a Clearwire spokesman told Bloomberg. "Other

Top wireless stories of the week

Check out this week's most-viewed stories across Fierce's wireless publications: FierceBroadbandWireless 1. MetroPCS LTE network no comparison to what Verizon Wireless will launch 2. Comcast not

Seidenberg: cord cutters real; cable bundles endangered

Cord cutters are real and will, in the end, use the Internet to kill cable bundles, Verizon (NYSE: VZ) CEO Ivan Seidenberg said at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia conference. "Young people are pretty

Comcast unwilling to pump more cash into Clearwire

Comcast said it probably won't increase its investment in Clearwire (NASDAQ:CLWR), comments that come at a time when the mobile WiMAX provider likely will need more cash to continue its network