During the cable industry's flagship event--The Cable Show--Comcast and Time Warner Cable will launch apps for connected TVs from Samsung.
Hunters and anglers who subscribe to Comcast may be able to watch TV shows about their hobbies on mobile phones and tablets while they are waiting for their catch, under a deal Outdoor Channel struck with the nation's largest cable MSO.
Executives from Comcast, CableLabs and AT&T were among the people the Digital Living Network Alliance said it has awarded for contributing to the Alliance, which is focused on allowing consumers to access content on multiple devices and platforms.
Dish Network has filed several trademark applications to utilize the brand Otto for voice recognition software that could be used to power both its satellite TV service and the mobile phone product it is developing.
Top executives from Cox Communications, A&E Networks, Comcast and Time Warner Cable will receive Vanguard Awards at The Cable Show convention in June, NCTA announced earlier this week.
In what may be the best indication yet that Comcast and Time Warner Cable will soon launch apps for connected TVs from Samsung, NCTA announced earlier this week that it will give a Vanguard Award to a top Samsung executive at its convention in June.
Comcast said Thursday that it promoted Susan Jin Davis to senior VP of strategic services for its Communications & Data Services division and that it promoted Robert Slinkard to SVP of product management in the same division.
About 27 percent of FiOS Internet subscribers are on one of Verizon's Quantum tiers, which offer download speeds of at least 50 Mbps, Verizon disclosed on its first-quarter earnings call Thursday.
Google has named Provo, Utah as the third market where it will deliver its 1 Gbps fiber to the home service by purchasing the city's existing iProvo fiber network.
Google said Wednesday afternoon that it plans to expand its Google Fiber service to Provo, Utah, where it would compete with incumbent cable MSO Comcast.