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Comcast will start bundling Netflix into its cable subscriptions

Today’s development in weird potential frenemy relationships is an interesting one with Comcast now planning to bundle Netflix into its cable subscriptions, the companies announced today. Known

Comcast partners with AWS as it struggles to fight cord-cutting disruption

Cloud providers love to brag about their customer wins and Amazon got a big one today when it announced that Comcast had chosen AWS as its preferred cloud provider. What does that mean exactly? Presum

Comcast Ventures is betting on blockchain technologies in 2018

Comcast Ventures has been looking at blockchain technology for months, driven by Comcast and NBCUniversal's long-standing interest in applications across several of the company's business units.

Comcast launched free voice-controlled connected home services for Xfinity users

The connected home has been a big theme at CES, and today Comcast is turning on a new service that underscores its intention to be central player in it. The broadband giant is turning on free, voice-c

Can municipal broadband save the open internet?

No challenge around the future of the internet looms larger in the coming year than what to do in the aftermath of the repeal of net neutrality. Open internet proponents were stunned at last month’s

Comcast reiterates a shifting promise of ‘no paid prioritization’

Comcast has promised before that it does not and will not engage in paid prioritization, and today the company has reiterated that stance — after being called out for having apparently weakened it o

Ten predictions for digital media in 2018

In reaction to 2017’s sobering and frequently shocking negative societal forces, many digital media companies will take things even further by infusing their offline efforts with social impact, an i

FCC will vote whether to delete net neutrality on December 14

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai today made good on his long-standing pledge to tackle regulations established in the last administration designed to protect the distribution of internet content. Pai distributed

The merger between AT&T and Time Warner is a raw deal for the rest of us

Any day now, the Department of Justice will announce whether the AT&T-Time Warner mega-merger will be permitted.  And anyone with a cell phone, a cable subscription, or an internet connection has

Crunch Report | Broadcom has its eyes on Qualcomm

Today’s Stories  Broadcom offers to acquire Qualcomm for $70 per share Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia Comcast’s Xfinity internet service (and others) seem to

Comcast’s Xfinity internet service (and others) seem to be a bit broken nationwide this morning

Having issues with Comcast this morning? You’re very much not alone. Right around 10 am Pacific, we started seeing reports from both coasts that the internet had suddenly slowed to a halt. Certain s

Comcast appeals to ‘cord nevers’ with launch of Xfinity Instant TV service

Comcast’s own streaming service aimed at cord cutters and more so the ‘cord nevers’ who never sign up for cable, has now launched. The service, Xfinity Instant TV, is only available

Comcast’s X1 cable boxes now serve up YouTube videos alongside traditional TV

Comcast’s cable boxes are getting YouTube. The cable TV company and Google today announced the addition of a YouTube app across Comcast’s Xfinity X1 service nationwide, which will allow

And the Emmy goes to… Apple, DJI, Microsoft and Comcast (?! 💁)

A handful of tech companies have just been given Emmy awards for a variety of behind-the-scenes accomplishments. Yeah, I didn't know it was a thing either! Well, I kind of knew. They just don't play i

Apple and Hollywood said to continue talks around early digital movie rentals

Movie studios including Warner Bros . and Universal Pictures continue to hold talks with Apple and Comcast about plans to introduce premium digital rentals for new movies only a few weeks after their

FX’s new $6 per month ad-free streaming service isn’t for cord cutters

FX this morning announced the launch of a new streaming service, FX+, that will offer commercial-free viewing of current seasons of both FX and FXX original series, in addition to all seasons of many

Comcast’s xFi upgrade makes it easier for parents to lock down their home’s internet

Xfinity xFi, Comcast’s Wi-Fi management service launched this spring, is now making it easier for parents to set boundaries for internet usage in their home. The changes include the ability to p

Sprint could sell pieces to Comcast and Charter before attempting T-Mobile merger

T-Mobile and Sprint have been in merger talks for a long while now, but the latter may be attempting to jockey for position by allying itself with Charter and Comcast. Sprint would likely be selling a

Comcast’s ‘Instant TV’ service for cord cutters could launch by year-end

Comcast’s newest entry into the market of streaming TV services aimed at cord cutters could be launched later this year, according to statements made by executives on the company’s earning

Comcast’s FCC filing pits pet economists against net neutrality rules

Comcast has filed its official commentary on the FCC's proposal to roll back 2015's Open Internet Order, and it's about what you'd expect: a selectively thorough takedown that relies heavily on analys
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