Comcast is seeking tech executives with wireless experience for key positions in an apparent effort to develop an MVNO offering, according to The Donohue Report.
Cable operators will continue their healthy broadband subscriber roll this year, beating out telcos particularly in areas where they can only offer slower copper-based DSL services.
Comcast CFO Michael Cavanagh took home $40.6 million in salary and other compensation last year, beating out the company's top executive, CEO Brian Roberts, who earned a paltry $36.2 million.
Spanish-language broadcaster Liberman Broadcasting, operator of the Estrella TV network, has filed an FCC complaint against Comcast, accusing the conglomerate of blacking out its owned and operated stations in Denver, Houston and Salt Lake City in order to favor its own Spanish-language programming assets, which include Telemundo and NBC Universo.
A PR rep for Byron Allen told FierceCable that a statement from the media mogul that accused pay-TV operators of being run by "racist white executives" wasn't intended to be released.
Comcast fulfilled a major piece of its $300 million promise to improve its customer service acumen with the announcement that it's building a call center in Charleston, SC that will be staffed by 550 new workers.
One day after Comcast sent a note asking the FCC to ignore Byron Allen and his diversity complaints, the African-American media mogul issued a fiery statement, saying, "The real issue here is these racist white executives are not used to an African American man holding them accountable.
Comcast has entered into an agreement with The Walt Disney Company to sell the studios feature films digitally through its Xfinity On Demand transactional store.
Contour, what Cox Communications calls its licensed, white-label version of Comcast's (NASDAQ: CMCSA) X1 platform, has completed its trials in San Diego and is now rolling out into places like Oklahoma City.
Comcast has asked the FCC to ignore a petition filed by Byron Allen, accusing the Entertainment Studios Inc. (ESI) mogul of drumming up diversity charges against the MSO merely to secure carriage for his lightly regarded networks.