Comcast and Charter Partner to Take on Mobile Industry, Form Mobile Operating Unit

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Comcast and Charter announced a joint venture today that will fuel both cable MSOs’ continued move into the mobile broadband ecosystem. The partnership will focus on developing and operating backend systems that support both Xfinity Mobile and Spectrum Mobile, signaling a more committed effort for...Learn More

Comcast Introduces Gigabit Internet Service In Vermont

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MONTPELIER, Vt., April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Comcast today announced that it is launching a new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) to residential and business customers in Vermont,  These speeds will be among the fastest and most widely available and include access...Learn More

With 50% of X1 Subscribers Accessing Netflix, Comcast and Netflix Expand Their Business Relationship

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Comcast and Netflix intend to expand their interesting business relationship, highlighting a shifting video landscape. Comcast integrated Netflix into their X1 operating system back in 2016 and now plans to offer “[n]ew and innovative Xfinity packages, including a Netflix subscription.” The relationship is going well....Learn More

Pass the Pancakes says Comcast with Major Managed Services Deal Reaching More Than 2,850 Restaurants

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Comcast Business Services has been selected by Dine Brands Global to provide a number of managed services to Dine Brand’s Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar and IHOP restaurants in the United States. The Comcast Dine Brands deal encompasses more than 2,850 locations. The services include...Learn More

Cable Companies’ NCC Media to Sell Targeted Advertising

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NCC Media — a company owned by cable operators Charter, Comcast and Cox – said today that it is creating a new division that will “design, deploy and sell unified advertising solutions” that will use “non-personally identifiable data and targeting capabilities to create advanced video...Learn More

Comcast Gigabit Expansion Continues with Several Florida Markets Now Upgraded

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Comcast today announced additional Florida markets in which its DOCSIS 3.1-based 1 Gbps service will be available. They include the Orlando area, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach, the Treasure Coast and southwest sections of the state. In February, Comcast gigabit was launched in Lake County, Panama...Learn More

IoT Momentum for Cable is Evident as Comcast Signs 5 to its MachineQ IoT Platform

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In a sign of the growing business for cable MSOs in the IoT segment, five companies have agreed to use the MachineQ offering, which is a business unit of Comcast. The companies will use MachineQ for asset tracking (Adveez), geo-location (CareBand), water infrastructure management (Neptune),...Learn More

Comcast Business VoiceEdge Adds Award-Winning One-Click Audio Conferencing App

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Mar 12, 2018 — PHILADELPHIA, PA — Comcast Business today introduced Comcast Business VoiceEdge™ Conferencing, an award-winning enhancement to its cloud-based phone service, Comcast Business VoiceEdge, which simplifies the way conference calls are initiated, joined and managed. The new Audio Conferencing application allows end-users to initiate an audio...Learn More

Comcast Increases Internet Speeds For Most Customers From Maine Through Virginia

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March 6, 2018 — MANCHESTER, NH — Comcast today announced it is increasing the speeds of some of its most popular Xfinity Internet service tiers – including Blast and Performance Pro – for new and existing customers in the Northeast Division, which includes 14 northeastern...Learn More

Comcast Fixed and Mobile Wireless Trials to Use Portion of CBRS Band

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Comcast is planning fixed and mobile wireless trials in Philadelphia using spectrum in the 3650-3700 MHz band, according to a news report from Mobile World Live based on a Comcast FCC filing. The possibility of a Comcast fixed wireless offering is a new development. The...Learn More

AT&T Takes on Verizon, Comcast with Gfast Deployment, Opening an Interesting Competitive Dynamic

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AT&T is embarking on an interesting expansion strategy by launching AT&T Gfast based broadband service to MDUs outside of their traditional service territory. The latest example is Boston, where AT&T announced the availability of Gfast delivered broadband services to select apartment complexes. AT&T Gfast can...Learn More

Xfinity Mobile Total Subscribers Reached 380K for Year End 2017, Comcast Takes $480M Hit for the Year

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Comcast revealed today that Xfinity mobile total subscribers numbered 380K at year end 2017. Roughly half of those subscribers, or 187K, were added in 4Q 17. Xfinity mobile launched in May 2017, and offers a Wi-Fi first approach for data and voice service, relying on...Learn More

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