Comcast uses Olympics to test out its X1 platform for subscribers, other providers

Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA) is capitalizing on the Winter Olympics as an event to not only drive more subscribers to its cloud-based X1 platform, but also to potentially lure other operators to license the platform for their own cable systems. Steve Donohue, editor of FierceCable, examines the possibilities in his latest special report that stems from an interview he conducted with Matt Strauss, Comcast's SVP and GM of video services at NBC's Rockefeller Center office tower in New York. Read more

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