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NCTA's Powell calls on industry to invest in the network, not become complacent

Calling the path to a better society dependent on better communications, NCTA President and CEO Michael Powell launched The Cable Show 2014 conference here.  However, he cautioned that the cable industry should not be regulated like utilities.

Comcast invests in online education startup Quad Learning

Online education startup Quad Learning said Comcast is among the investors that participated in its $11 million Series A funding round last week.

Cox Enterprises to invest $250 million in technology startups

Cox Enterprises said Wednesday that it plans to invest $250 million to help launch technology startups based in the metropolitan Atlanta area.

Mason Capital cuts its stake in Telus to 3.4 percent

Mason Capital, a New York-based hedge fund, on Thursday decided to cut its ownership stake in Canadian incumbent telco Telus.

Alcatel-Lucent explores financing options with Goldman Sachs

Alcatel-Lucent on Friday reportedly began a process to secure funding from Goldman Sachs in a move to bolster its unsteady financial position.

Dish Network's wireless broadband plan earns an upgrade from Moody's

Pointing to moves that suggest Dish Network (Nasdaq: DISH) will launch a wireless broadband service that could compete with cable operators and other high-speed Internet service providers, Moody's

Tracking the decline of Netflix

In today's spotlight, FierceCable's Samantha Bookman tracks some of the events that have pummeled Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock this year. The company, which once had one of the hottest stocks on Wall

Comcast invests in online film distributor

Keeping one foot on the Internet side of the cable-Web divide, Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA), through its venture capital arm Comcast Interactive Capital, has invested $10 million in SnagFilms, a

Wireless Capex resumes growth after two years

A new study by Strategy Analytics claims that wireless Capex increased by 2 per cent in Q3 2010, the first year-on-year increase since 2008. "There is growing confidence among operators that the

S&P downgrades Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR) to 'highly speculative' territory

Either Clearwire (Nasdaq: CLWR) is playing a very dangerous game of chicken with major investors Sprint (NYSE: S), Time Warner Cable (NYSE: TWC-WI) and Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA)--all of whom to some