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.
The amount of time cable subscribers spent watching free video-on-demand programming from cable and broadcast networks jumped by more than 40 percent last year, Rentrak said Wednesday.
As a reporter who has earned a living for the last 17 years writing about cable, it's not easy to admit that I no longer subscribe to ESPN and HBO, two of the earliest cable programmers responsible for driving the most subscriber growth and profits for the industry.
Comcast said Tuesday that it promoted 20-year company veteran Greg Butz to EVP of sales and marketing operations for its Comcast Cable unit.
Top sports network ESPN could cost subscribers $20 monthly if cable operators break up programming bundles and offer smaller packages of networks, Liberty Media chairman John Malone said in an interview with CNBC.
Dish Network submitted a $25.5 billion offer to acquire Sprint Nextel Corp.-- a deal that could help it compete with the quadruple-play bundles marketed by Comcast, Time Warner Cable, Verizon and other pay TV rivals.
Aereo continues to draw more attention with its online video platform, but a bigger player worth keeping an eye on is Dyle, a mobile video company that is backed by NBC, Fox and other broadcasters that are attempting to shut down Aereo.