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Susan B. Shor
TiVo: Saved by Comcast?
03/15/05 11:57 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 388 Words

TiVo and Comcast today announced a deal that may be a reprieve for the beleaguered digital video recorder company. One analyst, however, wonders what the benefit is for TiVo's partner. "I'm a little perplexed," Todd Chanko, media analyst at Jupiter Research, told TechNewsWorld.

Keith Regan
Cable Giant Comcast To Offer VoIP Phone Service
01/10/05 1:13 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 673 Words

... television giant Comcast plans to roll out a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) service to all of its customers by the end of 2005, arriving to the party later than some competitors but bringing with it the type of deep pockets and...

Nora Macaluso
EarthLink Gains on Comcast Test Alliance
03/27/01 11:13 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 249 Words

EarthLink (Nasdaq: ELNK) picked up 13 U.S. cents to $12.19 in morning trading Tuesday, after the Internet service provider said Comcast Communications (Nasdaq: CMCSA) will try offering the company's broadband services over one of its cable systems. EarthLink said its high-speed broadband Internet...

Erika Morphy
AT&T May Be Suiting Up to Battle Comcast
05/13/14 11:22 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 687 Words

The merger would be the largest in the telecom sector in years, and if it were to go through, it would significantly realign the players in the industry, placing AT&T in an optimal position to compete against Comcast , which currently is...

Keith Regan
Google, Comcast Said to Talk AOL Ownership Stake
10/13/05 9:34 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 729 Words

... a possible three-way partnership that could dramatically alter the Web portal space overnight, search giant Google and cable company Comcast are reportedly talking about acquiring a minority stake in America Online. Under the reported deal, the two companies would buy a minority...

Erika Morphy
Comcast, Panasonic Kick TV Time-Shifting Into High Gear
01/08/08 8:53 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 381 Words

... Comcast and Panasonic are upping their strike capabilities in the consumer entertainment tech wars with the introduction of the AnyPlay portable digital video recorder. With a standard-definition, 60-gigabyte hard drive and DVD/CD player, AnyPlay gives consumers more flexibility in how they watch...

Susan B. Shor
Comcast Follows Time Warner in Offering 'Family' Programming Tier
12/23/05 9:58 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 387 Words

... Comcast , the nation's largest cable television company with 21.5 million subscribers, announced it would follow in the footsteps of No. 2 Time Warner Cable and offer a "family friendly" package of TV channels. Comcast's G-rated offering bundles 16 stations, including Disney...

Renay San Miguel
Comcast, Time Warner Push 'TV Everywhere' - for a Price
06/24/09 3:16 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 590 Words

... cable industry's new rallying cry may indeed be "TV Everywhere," as announced Wednesday by Comcast and Time Warner executives. However, TV arguably is already everywhere -- on the Web, on your smartphone, on your Xbox 360. Perhaps what Brian Roberts and Jeff...

Nora Macaluso
Stock Watch: Comcast Investment Lifts Global Sports
09/14/00 12:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 136 Words

... Sports Inc. (Nasdaq: GSPT) tacked on 13/32 to close at 8 29/32 Wednesday after Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSK) said it will invest $40.8 million in the Web-based sporting goods company. Comcast and its QVC unit will buy 5 million Global Sports shares...

Kurt Scherf and Anton Denissov
Are Web Video Providers on the Wrong Track?
10/15/08 4:00 AM PT | TechNewsWorld | 2221 Words

Comcast Pumps Up Fancast
Amy Banse, the president of Comcast Interactive Media, alluded to some of these challenges during her keynote at Connections in July. Comcast is a great example of an incumbent provider working hard at establishing new entertainment...

Jeff Kagan
Charter's Wireless Play
05/15/17 1:49 PM PT | E-Commerce Times | 474 Words

... wonder how the cable television industry would get back into the wireless business? Charter Spectrum has announced it will resell Comcast's Xfinity Mobile wireless service to customers inside its region. The good news is that this deal lets Charter get quick...

Jeff Kagan
Cable TV, Wireless Phones and the Great Spectrum Hunt
03/15/12 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1662 Words

... Comcast has grown from a small cable television company in the 1990s to the largest conglomerate in the space, all thanks to Brian Roberts and his father Ralph Roberts. It was a real bootstrapping, entrepreneurial, family-run company that did many great things...

Jeff Kagan
Google Fiber: Internet, TV Will Never Be the Same
08/02/12 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1326 Words

My Pick of the Week Comcast Xfinity's much-improved customer service operation. You'll be surprised. Or maybe you won't.

Is Broadband the New Dial-Up?
Google Fiber is now turning the pressure up on current cable television and telephone companies. Most of...

Andrew K. Burger
The Great Internet TV Race, Part 2
05/18/07 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1521 Words

Cable TV broadcasters such as Cablevision , Comcast and Time Warner got an early jump on their broadcast TV and telco counterparts, but with the ongoing development of triple play and quad play digital service packages, telcos such as Verizon and Sprint...

Andrew K. Burger
Digital TV: A Changing Picture, Part 2
06/23/06 7:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 1326 Words

The company announced last March an agreement to offer its DVR technology to consumers through Comcast's digital cable DVR platform . The first fruits of this partnership are expected to be seen at the end of this year or early next, just...

Jeff Kagan
Cable TV's Chilly Customer Relationships
02/13/14 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 983 Words

I am a customer of both Comcast and Time Warner Cable and have noticed the issues, and it's safe to assume other cable-TV providers are having similar problems. This may cause further harm to the cable TV industry. Can it fix what is...

Rachelle Dragani
Cutting the Throttle: US ISPs Loosen Up With BitTorrent
10/24/11 11:05 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 571 Words

... research concerning ISPs' BitTorrent throttling habits indicates Comcast took the FCC's 2008 slap on the wrist seriously, dramatically reducing its practice of slowing BitTorrent data. Other ISPs such as Clearwire , Canada's Rogers Communications and some overseas providers were found to be...

Erika Morphy
Net Neutrality Takes One on the Chin
04/06/10 11:53 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 576 Words

The court ruled that the Federal Communications Commission did not tie its assertion of "ancillary" authority to order Comcast to change it network management practices to a "statutorily mandated responsibility." Thus, it vacated the order.

According to one school of thought, all...

Jeff Meisner
Internet Congestion: ISPs Don Traffic Cop Uniforms
10/18/08 4:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 923 Words

There's just one problem: Broadband providers such as Comcast , Verizon and AT&T may be shy about actually implementing it.

P2P Causing Traffic Snares
Most broadband providers will tell anyone who will listen that users of P2P applications use a...

Jeff Kagan
The Wireless Industry's Two-Horse Race
05/30/18 5:00 AM PT | E-Commerce Times | 669 Words

Comcast entered wireless one year ago with Xfinity Mobile. It has not been competing like a traditional wireless player. Instead, it has been focusing on wireless as a way to create a more stable customer base. It offers a sticky bundle of...

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