Comcast Cable President-CEO Neil Smit said today that things will start to move fast once the communications giant has the OK to acquire Time Warner Cable because, among other things, "we are very well aligned."
Comcast's Spotlight advertising group is at the center of a controversy about why the nation's first television advertisements for medical marijuana never reached the airwaves.
Comcast and cable overbuilder WideOpenWest face new competition in Georgia from AT&T, which launched its U-verse TV and Internet products in Augusta on Thursday.
Renata Hesse, a veteran antitrust attorney who has previously helped the government prosecute companies ranging from Microsoft to American Airlines, will lead a review of Comcast proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable, the Department of Justice said Thursday.
Time Warner Cable confirmed that Bill Goetz, a longtime Comcast executive who joined TWC in 2002, is resigning from his post as EVP and COO of residential services.
Comcast's acquisition of advertising technology vendor Freewheel could result in a payday for DirecTV, which bought an equity stake in Freewheel in January 2013.
It's only been about 10 months since Comcast began deploying Xfinity Home Gateways from Cisco capable powering neighborhood hotspots, and the MSO has already installed 8 million of the devices in subscriber homes, CFO Michael Angelakis said Tuesday.
Time Warner Cable is using high-definition video conferencing gear and software from Tely Labs for a "virtual visits" telehealth trial. The technology vendor's investors include Comcast.
Comcast said Tuesday that its Internet Essentials program for low-income homes has reached the mark of 300,000 homes and 1.2 million people that use the $9.95 monthly, 5 Mbps Internet tier.
Cable operators may still be testing the IPTV waters, but now they will have a place to try on services for size with a new IPTV Innovations Lab in Colorado. A key participant in this lab is Cisco, which is supplying its series of video and software products. Cable operator members such as Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications will be able to access the lab to develop pay-TV products that could be delivered on an all-IP platform, reports FierceCable. Read more