A Minnesota state agency said Comcast quietly sought out $1.4 million in forgivable loans and grants before announcing Monday that it hired 400 call center employees in the Twin Cities area as part of its customer-service improvement push.
Comcast's Xfinity Communities is making strides with its Advanced Communities Network, announcing that it has installed services to over 1 million residents of multifamily housing properties (condos, apartments, etc.) across 37 states.
After conducting trials in San Diego of a white-label version of Comcast's X1 video platform, Cox Communications said it is now offering the product to all customers in that Southern California market.
Verizon maintains that it won't build out FiOS to any new communities, but Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says the telco has not met the goals of the agreement it signed with the city six years ago.
With a host of over-the-top video options available to consumers, it's clear that traditional pay-TV operators are feeling the heat of subscriber losses, and the third quarter of 2015 was no different.
Now that the third-quarter earnings season is over, it's time to sift through the rubble. Here is a complete look at the third-quarter earnings season, ranking the top cable, satellite and telco pay-TV operators and offering a look at their performance in a number of key metrics, including subscriber growth and average revenues per user (ARPU).
Comcast executives continue to fight for a franchise renewal in their headquarters city, facing off with local lawmakers in a marathon, five-hour Philadelphia City Council meeting Thursday, according to reports from the event.
Liberty Media Chairman John Malone said he thinks cable operators, including those in the U.S. market, will inevitably add a cellular wireless component to their bundle of service offerings, calling the addition something of "enormous" importance. He said the easiest way to jump into wireless will be through MVNO deals and cautioned against buying spectrum and building out networks too soon.
The venture capital arms of cable companies Comcast and Time Warner Inc. are participating in a $30.5 million funding round for NextVR, a Laguna Beach, Calif., startup that broadcasts events in virtual reality.
Cincinnati Bell has plenty of gas in the broadband tank with a growing FTTH network, but it envisions a time when metering broadband usage will be the industry norm.