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In the suits, TiVo alleges that the Comcast X1 platform is infringing on patents that Rovi holds that have to do with the capability for a viewer to pause a show and resume playback on different devices. Rovi also claims that Comcast is infringing on patents that have to do with restarting live programming in ...
Comcast always seems to get bad reviews but we would like to publicly thank Andrew Selway from the new Xfinity store. We went into the store to either keep or get rid of our Comcast internet access depending upon the cost. Andrew worked with us to get a great two-year contract for combined ...

Comcast expects to upgrade or replace the Wilco network over the next year to bring PHA units into telecom parity with the rest of Philadelphia -- a city with a significant digital divide, or large percentage of poor residents without internet access. These upgrades will extend Comcast services to Bartram ...
Smart home tech is hot right now, and cable giant Comcast has taken some baby steps into the market over the past few years. Wednesday's announcement at CES is somewhat of a surprise, however: Some 15 million customers that lease an Xfinity gateway will soon have a smart hub via a firmware ...
On the heels of its shiny new tax break and successful attack on net neutrality, Comcast recently imposed a flurry of new price increases on its customers. Everything from the company's TV service to the cost of modem rental (now $11 per month) saw increases with the arrival of the new year, a proud ...

TiVo has launched a new legal attack on Comcast aimed a pushing the cable giant to reach a settlement to license TiVo-owned patents. TiVo's Rovi subsidiary on Wednesday filed two lawsuits in federal district courts, alleging Comcast's X1 platform infringes eight TiVo-owned patents. That includes ...
Comcast will take over cable TV service for 9,000 residents of the Philadelphia Housing Authority after announcing it's purchased Fort Washington-based Wilco Electronic Systems' cable assets. The deal will also bring broadband internet to many of those residents for the first time, the Philadelphia-based ...
As a result of the transaction, Comcast will make significant upgrades to Wilco's infrastructure at PHA sites and provide residents with access to the full suite of Xfinity products and services, including X1, Xfinity Internet with xFi, Xfinity Voice, Xfinity Home, Xfinity Mobile and Internet Essentials, Comcast's ...
Comcast is again boosting speeds for Houston-area customers in many of its internet tiers, telling them the increase is coming at "no extra cost to you." But the speed jump comes in the same month that Comcast is raising prices for both cable TV and internet access. Customers in four tiers will see speed ...
Several weeks after the Federal Communications Commission's vote to repeal net neutrality led many people to fear a future of slow, throttled internet speeds, Comcast users may have just received a pleasant surprise. Users on social media and a report by the Houston Chronicle say the company ...
Comcast apparently tried to keep the firings secret while it lobbied for the tax cut that was eventually passed into law by the Republican-controlled Congress and signed by President Trump in late December. The Philadelphia Inquirer revealed the Comcast firings this week in an article based on information ...
The company plans a pair of kiosks selling newspapers and magazines -- as well as coffee, croissants and sandwiches -- on Arch Street, near the northwestern and northeastern corners of the Comcast technology Center building that is set to open later this year, according to a presentation this week to ...
To help residents and Emergency Personnel stay connected as post-storm clean-up and power recovery continues, Comcast is opening nearly 127,000 Xfinity WiFi hotspots throughout its New England footprint in Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire and Vermont to anyone who needs ...
Just two weeks before Christmas, hundreds of Comcast door-to-door salespeople were called into company offices and fired from their jobs, it has emerged, just after the telecommunications giant announced it would be giving out $1,000 bonuses to staffers thanks to a major tax cut. The firings are reported ...
Hundreds of door-to-door salespeople for Comcast Corp. who walk neighborhoods and troll apartment complexes to pitch its telecom and TV services were called into company offices about two weeks before Christmas and fired, according to an employee and Comcast documents reviewed by the Inquirer, ...

The prices changes were effective in the Philadelphia region, Wilmington and New Jersey in late December. Xfinity customers have been informed of price increases in their latest bills. Comcast enacted similar price increases across Pennsylvania. Comcast spokeswoman Jennifer Bilotta said in a statement ...
Workforce Snohomish and the employment Security Department honored Comcast Service Center in Lynnwood with the 2017 Hire-A-Vet Award on Nov. 28. Pictured from left are Shae Kingsley, Linda Starling and Mark Brown, all of Comcast, James Lapsley of the Employment Security Department, and ...
"John is known for his wide-ranging industry expertise, but most of all for his ability to impact our community and business by fostering and growing meaningful relationships with key stakeholders and community leaders," said Chris Dunkeson, area vice president, Comcast. "I'm thankful to John for his ...
Which brings me to the Disney (nyse:DIS) deal to buy Twenty-First Century Fox (Nasdaq:FOX) (NASDAQ:FOXA) for $52.4 billion in stock. According to CNBC, which cited unnamed sources, media rival Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA) had actually made Fox a higher offer, but the Murdoch family still opted to ...
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed an amendment to an ongoing lawsuit against the cable and internet provider, saying Comcast engaged in, "even more deceptive conduct than previously alleged." The lawsuit - which was originally filed in August of 2016 - claims Comcast charged nearly $73 ...
2017 has been a rollercoaster year, but you might want to sit down to absorb this particularly unexpected piece of news: Comcast is raising the price of its standalone broadband plan. Stop the Cap, a website dedicated to holding broadband companies accountable, reports that the price of Comcast's ...
Comcast has systematically defrauded thousands of customers in Washington state by signing them up without their consent for a service plan that itself provided nearly no services, alleges a new filing by the state's attorney general. The new claims, which were spotted by and can be read in full at Ars ...
"We continue to make significant investments in our network and technologies to give customers more for their money - like faster internet service and better WiFi, more video across viewing screens, innovations like X1 and a better customer experience," Comcast said in a statement. "However, the costs ...
Comcast today announced that it would be doling out $1,000 employee bonuses in response to the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules last week, as well as the Senate and House's passing of Republicans' tax reform bill poised to provide a substantial windfall to wealthy ...
So it begins. The Federal Communications Commission voted on Dec. 14 to repeal the net neutrality rules that prevent US telecoms from blocking, slowing, or charging more for certain content. Those protections are gone. What's left is an assurance that the Federal Trade Commission will enforce the ...
Comcast is increasing internet speed for California customers this month at no additional cost. The speed boost varies by subscription, but most people will see an increase of 50 megabits per second, the company announced Tuesday. That means customers on the Performance Pro plan will jump to 150 ...
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-controlled IoT services for connected home products to its Xfinity internet customers in the US -- currently ...
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Dec. 14 to repeal net neutrality rules aimed at regulating business practices of Internet service providers and while Comcast, Centre County and the country's largest provider, is vowing not to change service, consumers have a reason to be cautious.
2017 has been a rollercoaster year, but you might want to sit down to absorb this particularly unexpected piece of news: Comcast is raising the price of its standalone broadband plan. Stop the Cap, a website dedicated to holding broadband companies accountable, reports that the price of Comcast's ...
A common lobbying tactic in the telecom sector is to take something you were already planning to do anyway, then when it happens claim it only could have occurred thanks to "X" policy or lobbying favor. For example you'll recall that every time AT&T wants a merger approved, the company will promise to ...
Comcast has been bolstering the backbone of its industrial Internet of Things, or IoT, technology, quietly for more than two years, but now it's in the spotlight itself -- or rather is powering the spotlight. As a result of a partnership with its hometown, Comcast's MachineQ -- a low-power, wide-area network that ...
Comcast employees learned of their $1,000 bonuses less than a week ago, but there has already been plenty of speculation surrounding the Philadelphia-based broadcast behemoth's announcement. Analysis from around the country approached the somewhat surprising bonus news, which followed ...
Subscribe to cable service for long enough and you'll probably run into lousy customer service at some point, whether it's technicians who don't show up on time or phone reps that won't let you cancel. However, Comcast's behavior in Washington might take the cake. The state's Attorney General has filed ...
Comcast today announced that it would be doling out $1,000 employee bonuses in response to the Federal Communications Commission's repeal of net neutrality rules last week, as well as the Senate and House's passing of Republicans' tax reform bill poised to provide a substantial windfall to wealthy ...
So it begins. The Federal Communications Commission voted on Dec. 14 to repeal the net neutrality rules that prevent US telecoms from blocking, slowing, or charging more for certain content. Those protections are gone. What's left is an assurance that the Federal Trade Commission will enforce the ...
Leading media and cable operator Comcast (CMCSA) is driving its Xfinity TV app by teaming up with leading TV manufacturers. Recently, the company joined forces with Sony (SNE) to offer Xfinity TV app on Sony's Android TV. Starting in 2018, the Xfinity TV users can watch live and on-demand content on ...
The Murdoch family, which controls Fox, prefers a deal with Disney because it would rather be paid in Disney than Comcast (cmcsa, -1.98%) stock, and expects a potential deal with Disney to be cleared by U.S. antitrust regulators more easily, one of the sources said. However, no deal between Disney and ...
ROCHESTER -- Rochester residents are expected to soon have a little competitive choice when it comes to their cable television provider thanks to a City Council decision to allow Comcast to expand into the Lilac City. The council voted 12-1 Tuesday night to approve a 10-year cable franchise agreement ...
Comcast is making that process just a little bit easier thanks to the xFi Advanced Gateway modem and router. The modem, which the company is billing as the most advanced device it's ever made, made its debut back in May, but starting today it's available in every market that Comcast offers gigabit internet ...
Just over a year ago Comcast started talking about their upcoming re-entry into wireless. There was quite a bit of speculation about what this new service would look like and how well it would compete against the industry heavy hitters, AT&T Mobility, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint. They launched ...
Comcast is pulling the plug on Plaxo, an address-book synchronization service that the cable giant had once imagined would become a massive social-media property. The Plaxo service will no longer be available as of Dec. 31, 2017, at the end of the day, according to a notice on its site. Comcast said it ...
Comcast subscribers who relied on their mobile Xfinity TV Remote app to set a DVR recording while away from home are going to want to stay a little closer to the television. The company removed that capability from the app on Wednesday following a patent ruling by the International Trade Commission.
Epix has reached a carriage agreement with Comcast, filling a big gap in its linear distribution that has been a handicap for the pay cabler since its debut in 2009. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but it is believed to be a traditional premium TV pact rooted in a revenue sharing agreement.
Comcast is exploring the notion of offering casual, interactive games via its X1 platform more than a year and a half after it ended a trial with ...
Yesterday afternoon came reports of Comcast (CMCSA) being interested in proprieties of Fox, following speculation last week about Walt ...
Comcast Corp. has joined the pursuit of Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox Entertainment assets, expressing interest in acquiring Fox's Los ...
Comcast has approached Fox about acquiring most of the company, sources told CNN this week. Verizon is also reportedly interested.
Over a year ago, Comcast revealed that it was working on an Xfinity app for Android TV. It was part of the 'Xfinity TV Partner Program,' designed ...


 

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