Comcast has become the second pay-TV operator to begin offering customers programming in the 4K/Ultra High Definition format.
One of the most buzzed about topics in 2014 was the cable industry's wide embrace of Wi-Fi. While it's difficult for industry analysts to pinpoint the eventual size of the cable Wi-Fi business, it's clearly growing like gangbusters.
The No. 1 pay-TV operator is finally going to let users of the top OTT device stream the leading premium channels. According to an FCC document just unearthed by Re/code, Comcast and Roku quietly reached an agreement in late November that will let the MSO's subscribers stream HBO Go and Showtime Anytime on their Roku devices.
Putting closure to an $875 million class action suit filed against Comcast 11 years ago, a Philadelphia federal judge approved a settlement that involves a cash payment of around $16.7 million and some free VOD movies for involved customers.
Having assisted in the launch of DirecTV's 4K service, as well as a soon-to-launch Ultra HD product for a "major cable operator," venerable media services company Deluxe has officially unfurled a range of 4K offerings for pay-TV clients.
Comcast has received a little home-cooked, bipartisan support from two of its biggest political beneficiaries, with Pennsylvania Senators Bob Casey and Pat Toomey writing letters to the FCC urging the commission to approve the conglomerate's proposed $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable.
Dish Network inked its second significant broadcast retransmission renewal in less than a week, announcing a deal Wednesday with Nexstar Broadcasting Group.
Oregon tax laws could derail Google Fiber's deployment in Portland, potentially causing the company to pull out from a build it announced in February and taking hundreds of millions of investment dollars along with it, local officials fear.
Responding to a class-action suit over its deployment of dual use Wi-Fi gateways to residential customers, Comcast said its home hotspots don't impede network performance or undermine security.
Two Northern California residents have launched a class action suit in a San Francisco federal court against Comcast, claiming the cable company's shared Wi-Fi routers use too much electrical power, violate their privacy and slow their network.