As divorces go, it's hardly up there with TomKat, but the union between Microsoft and NBC previously known as MSNBC.com has been torn asunder after 16 years, leaving a new entity called NBCNews.com being run by Comcast-owned NBC.
A consortium of cable companies--Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks (aka SpectrumCo) and Cox Communications--can't sell $3.9 billion worth of unused wireless spectrum to Verizon Wireless until they alleviate U.S. Justice Department concerns about a complementary cross-marketing agreement between the parties, the Washington Post reported.
WiFi routers that have been deployed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Cox Communications will be spotlighted at a security conference in New York this weekend called "Hackers On Planet Earth."
Comcast'sNBC Olympics Division launched two mobile apps that will offer wall-to-wall coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, including an app that will deliver live video only to authenticated cable- and satellite-TV subscribers.
The FCC said Thursday that it will release a report that will detail the broadband speeds offered by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon, Cablevision, CenturyLink, Frontier, and other broadband ISPs on July 19.
Comcast Business SVP Tracy Pitcher and Julia McGrath, an SVP at Cablevision's Optimum Lightpath unit, are among the list of executives profiled in FierceTelecom 's "2012 Women in Wireline" feature today.
Comcast is studying ways to integrate automobile security systems with its Xfinity Home security and automation service, according to a patent application obtained by FierceCable.
Comcast could face pay TV competition in Colorado Springs, Colo., next year from CenturyLink, which won a cable franchise in the city on Tuesday.
Comcast's NBC Sports Group struck a deal with Facebook to use the top social network to market its coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
Comcast agreed to sell its 15.8 percent equity stake in A&E Networks to a joint venture owned by Disney and Hearst Corp. for $3 billion, the company disclosed in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Tuesday.