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Comcast enables IP control, Dolby Atmos support for custom install channel

While the cable industry in general isn't known for being terribly user friendly for the custom residential install business, Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA) has introduced a range of new service and...

Google Fiber begins 1 Gbps service rollout in Huntsville, Alabama

Google Fiber is moving ahead with its FTTH build in Huntsville, Alabama as utility crews began installing fiber over the past week that will support its low-priced 1 Gbps Internet service.

Comcast pays more than $100 million for French programmatic tech startup StickyAds.tv

Comcast has confirmed that it has bought French ad tech company StickyAds.tv.

Comcast's Roberts reassures DreamWorks staffers, may be thinking about Xfinity originals

A week after agreeing to pay $3.8 billion to buy DreamWorks Animation SKG, Comcast chief executive Brian Roberts visited the movie studio's lot in Glendale, Calif., reassuring employees that the conglomerate won't break up its purchase or move it to Philadelphia.

Comcast and other 5G hopefuls take note: gobs of millimeter wave spectrum in FCC hands

Interesting news for wireless companies, and cable outfits including Comcast, who are making 5G plans — a new map provided by Allnet Insights & Analytis shows gobs of millimeter wave spectrum currently under the control of the FCC.

Arris, Jinni and Huawei find new opportunities in evolving cable MSO market

Whether it's the emergence of new OTT video players, 4K or the FCC's "Unlock the Box" proposal, it's clear that cable industry manufacturer and services segment is facing a challenging yet innovative period.

Comcast accounts for half of cable industry EBITDA, driving industry growth, Moody's says

The cable industry, despite its challenges, will grow its aggregate top-line revenue by 4 percent this year, and Comcast will be driving that growth.

Comcast/NBCU in talks to compete with itself in Hulu skinny bundle

Comcast's NBCUniversal unit is in talks with its partners in the joint venture Hulu, Disney and Fox, about joining the duo in providing networks to a live-streamed Hulu skinny bundle.

Thanks to the incentive auction, it's possible for a new wireless carrier to launch in the U.S.

The FCC today announced it will be able to offer a whopping 126 MHz, or 10 paired blocks, of licensed spectrum on a near-nationwide basis in the forward portion of its 600 MHz incentive auction. That's a huge victory for FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, and it potentially creates an opening for a new wireless carrier to launch in the United States.

Universal Pictures chief on Comcast's DreamWorks purchase: 'Movie business was everything they didn't like'

In a feature story tracking Comcast's steady march to movie-business power, Bloomberg connects the dots to how the MSO learned that the film biz can be consistently profitable if family hits are tied to theme park attractions and consumer products, much the way Disney has done it for decades.