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Comcast looking for execs to lead 'mobile-first' product development

Comcast has posted a help wanted ad, seeking executives to lead the development of new "mobile-first" products and services built around the MSO's burgeoning Wi-Fi infrastructure.

Comcast rolls out apps, content for NASCAR fans as part of Xfinity Series sponsorship deal

After announcing a 10-year agreement in early September to take over NASCAR's "triple A" racing circuit, the newly christened Xfinity Series, Comcast is rolling out new NASCAR-themed features for its X1 video platform.

Arris' Q4 revenue up, but pay-TV mergers point to jagged 2015

Arris reported a 6 percent rise in fourth quarter revenue to $1.26 billion, beating analysts' consensus forecast. However, during the telecom technology giant's Q4 earnings call Wednesday, news of its fourth-quarter performance took second stage to what the company predicts will be a very down-and-up 2015.

Discovery Q4 income craters 13.5% as network conglom braces for Comcast showdown

Media analysts didn't expect a blowout fourth quarter from Discovery Networks, given the spongy soft ad market and overall TV audience trends. But the report was even worse than anticipated.

Comcast Business ramps up fiber, Ethernet availability in Florida's Palm Beach County

Comcast Business is so confident about its service options in Florida's Palm Beach County that it is enhancing the network there with new fiber-based Ethernet and Internet services for area businesses and school districts.

VSG: Level 3's tw telecom acquisition helps it surpass Verizon in Ethernet race

Level 3 Communications' acquisition of tw telecom continues to have a rippling effect as it has enabled the service provider to surpass Verizon for the No. 2 spot in Vertical Systems Group's 2014 U.S. Carrier Ethernet Leaderboard.

Rival cable analyst refutes Moffett report, says sector is just fine

One day after noted cable industry analyst Craig Moffett downgraded the stocks of Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to neutral on fears of cord-cutting and price-regulation tied to Title II Internet reform, analyst Jonathan Chaplin stepped forward with a dissenting viewpoint.

Comcast says TV Everywhere use has reached 30% of Xfinity TV subscriber base

Comcast's XFinity TV Go platform continues to gain traction with subscribers. The company revealed that more than 30 percent of its Xfinity TV customers are now using its authenticated TV Everywhere app to watch shows, representing about 20 percent year-over-year growth.

Comcast-TWC merger could threaten online video, render net neutrality moot, critics say

Could Comcast own the online video experience? If the merger between the cable giant and Time Warner Cable goes through, a majority of American consumers could find themselves locked into OTT options controlled by the new mega-Comcast, a recent op-ed in technology publication Backchannel suggests, squeezing out OTT competitors.

Comcast, TWC and Charter downgraded to neutral on analyst concerns over Title II, cord-cutting

Citing the looming issues of over-the-top competition and Title II regulation of broadband services, top cable analyst Craig Moffett has downgraded the stocks of Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications to neutral.