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Comcast will not make imminent move into wireless, analyst says

Comcast's decision to execute on an MVNO deal with Verizon doesn't necessarily portend an imminent move by the MSO into the wireless business, said Jefferies analyst Mike McCormack in a note to investors.

Analyst: Comcast triggers MVNO deal, will launch Wi-Fi-first service in 2016

Cable powerhouse Comcast will execute on its MVNO deal with Verizon and will launch some sort of wireless offering-- most likely a Wi-Fi-first service-- sometime next year, according to analysts from New Street Research.

Verizon exec hints that Comcast, others will execute on MVNO deal

It sounds like Comcast and perhaps Time Warner Cable, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications may be preparing to execute on their  MVNO deals with Verizon and that offering, as rumored, will probably be a Wi-Fi-first mobile service.

Comcast reportedly in talks to sell set-top data

Comcast is in talks with media conglomerates and audience-measurement firms about licensing the viewer data on its set-tops, according to the  Wall Street Journal.

Comcast debuts new X1 set-top targeted to high-end home theater installer market

Comcast has introduced a high-end, rack-mountable version of its X1 set-top box targeted to home theater installers.

Verizon remains unwilling to bring FiOS to Boston despite city's permitting, regulations concessions

Boston may be willing to bend over backwards to give Verizon anything it needs to wire up the city with FTTH, but that plea fell on deaf ears as the telco recently told the City Council it won't bring the service to any new areas.

Comcast customers in Atlanta to pay $35 a month to get rid of usage caps, report says

Adding to the web of complexity that surrounds Comcast's pay-by-usage Internet service trials, the MSO's Atlanta customers are being charged $35 a month to avoid usage caps, according to DSLReports.

Comcast's NBC to launch $3.99/month Seeso streaming comedy service because there's 'enough TV channels'

Comcast's NBCUniversal today took the wraps off its new subscription on demand streaming video service, Seeso, which will launch in January for $3.99 per month with a variety of comedy clips from existing NBC properties like Jimmy Fallon's Tonight Show alongside shows exclusive to the service from the likes of Community's Dan Harmon and the Upright Citizens Brigade comedy troupe.

Commscope touts RFoG as interim step for cable's PON FTTH, IP video migrations

NEW ORLEANS-- RF over Glass (RFoG) may have gotten a bad rap from some industry watchers, but Commscope says that it will give cable MSOs an interim solution as they migrate to FTTH and IP-based video.

Cisco exec says DOCSIS 3.1 capabilities may create issues for cable operators

DOCSIS 3.1 was the talk of the town during this week's SCTE Cable-Tec Expo trade show in New Orleans, but one Cisco executive has warned the industry that its level of control adds a level of complexity that could create challenges for engineers as they adapt to the new standard.