A PR rep for Byron Allen told FierceCable that a statement from the media mogul that accused pay-TV operators of being run by "racist white executives" wasn't intended to be released.
Comcast fulfilled a major piece of its $300 million promise to improve its customer service acumen with the announcement that it's building a call center in Charleston, SC that will be staffed by 550 new workers.
One day after Comcast sent a note asking the FCC to ignore Byron Allen and his diversity complaints, the African-American media mogul issued a fiery statement, saying, "The real issue here is these racist white executives are not used to an African American man holding them accountable.
Comcast has entered into an agreement with The Walt Disney Company to sell the studios feature films digitally through its Xfinity On Demand transactional store.
Contour, what Cox Communications calls its licensed, white-label version of Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) X1 platform, has completed its trials in San Diego and is now rolling out into places like Oklahoma City.
Comcast has asked the FCC to ignore a petition filed by Byron Allen, accusing the Entertainment Studios Inc. (ESI) mogul of drumming up diversity charges against the MSO merely to secure carriage for his lightly regarded networks.
Yankee fans worried that the carriage impasse blacking out games on Comcast would devolve into a long-standing, entrenched standoff with no end in site had their worst fears realized Monday.
Rovi has filed suit against Comcast, alleging the cable company and it set-top suppliers have violated 14 of its patents.
With the FCC taking a closer look at pay-TV contract clauses that guarantee operators the best rates in select markets, Comcast has come to the defense of so-called "most favorite nation" clauses.
Comcast will reportedly open up its new Xfinity Stream service to the customers of other operators.