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Yesterday | America's Network

Verizon lures new subs with $50 HBO, FiOS broadband bundle

Verizon is appealing to new potential FiOS subscribers with a new $50 video, broadband promotional bundle, but customers will need to be prepared for the price jump when the promotional period ends.

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Related Topix: Verizon Communications, Telecom, Verizon, IT Services, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Wed Apr 16, 2014

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Analysts

Comcast has received an average recommendation of "Buy" from the nineteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking News.com reports .

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Madison Park Times

EDITORIAL | Mixed Internet signals

For a city that has so many tech workers at local Amazon, Google, Adobe and startup offices, one would think that there would be a bigger outcry among the citizenry for better and cheaper Internet connectivity.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Qwest, Savvis

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Short Interest Up 6.4% in March

Comcast was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 60,122,139 shares, a growth of 6.4% from the March 14th total of 56,495,523 shares, Analyst Ratings Network reports.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Broadbandreports

Seattle Mayor: Broadband Is Too Expensive, Uncompetitive -

For much of the last decade Seattle has explored the idea of building their own ultra-fast broadband network.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel

America's Network

Comcast, UConn develop security innovation center

Comcast and the University of Connecticut have entered a pact to conduct computer security analysis by creating a new Center of Excellence for Security Innovation at UConn's Storrs, Conn., campus.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Light Reading

Adobe & thePlatform Tie TVE Knot

After working together informally on multiscreen video rollouts for years, thePlatform and Adobe have formalized their relationship by striking a co-promotion deal and integrating many of their TV Everywhere products in a joint portfolio.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Startups, Adobe Systems

The Motley Fool

The FCC Intervenes in Cable, Should You Buy?

The Federal Communications Commission, or FCC, voted last week on new regulations to limit "joint sales agreements," or JSAs.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Media, Sinclair Broadcast Group, Television, Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Switched

Comcast Complaints Detail Nightmarish Customer Experience

Andrew Stone is fed up with Comcast. For months, the 27-year-old web designer has begged the cable and Internet company to fix the slow and spotty broadband connection to his Murfreesboro, Tenn., home.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Web Design, Arts, Murfreesboro, TN, iPod touch App, Yelp, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Beet.TV

Live Video Management Moves To The Cloud: iStreamPlanet's Babic

Take more than one video management software suite in to the shower? Now a new breed of company wants to wrap them all in to one package.

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Related Topix: iStreamPlanet, Marketing

Beet.TV

Viacom Sees Rise in Agency Interest in Integrated Marketing

The mindset at several media agencies has begun to shift to content marketing first, with media following from that, says Dario Spina, EVP Integrated Marketing Viacom Networks , during an interview with Beet.TV.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Native Advertising, Media, Universal Pictures

The Stranger

Mayor Murray Makes Encouraging Noises About Broadband Internet

In a blog post today , Mayor Ed Murray makes a bold-sounding statement that appears to be about the universally-hated cable and Internet service provider Comcast - without naming Comcast itself: Finding a job, getting a competitive education, participating in our democracy, or even going to work for some, requires high speed internet access.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

MarketWatch

Outside the Box: Cable companies push into the mobile apps business

Cable companies are about as popular these days as Congress, and it's no secret that video-on-demand providers such as Netflix , but some chose to cut their cords altogether - 2013 marked the first year in which the paid-TV industry shrank.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Honolulu Advertiser

Comcast says merger with Time Warner would enhance competition

This Feb. 11, 2011 file photo shows the Comcast logo on one of the company's vehicles, in Pittsburgh.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Time Warner, Computers, Warner Bros Television

Beet.TV

Adobe's Towes: thePlatform Deal Speeds Up Publishers' Workflow

Combine Adobe's Primetime video suite and thePlatform's mpx video management service and what do you get? Customers "can get to market faster", says Adobe's business development principal Kevin Towes.

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Marketing, Startups, Adap.tv

Business Journal

Are you happy with Comcast? Seattle's new interim CTO wants to know

Sabra Schneider is Seattle's interim chief technology officer and will be in charge of negotiating the city's franchise agreement with Comcast.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Beet.TV

Comcast's thePlatform Unit in Pact with Adobe Primetime

Comcast's thePlatform, the Seattle-based online video platform, has announced a joint technical and business alliance with Adobe's Primetime solution.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Startups, Adap.tv

Wall St. Cheat Sheet

One Carrier to Rule Them All: Why Comcast Wants to Conquer Cable

Time Warner Cable Inc. , merger is one for the record books. Even those with no interest in tech news have heard about the mega-merger that has sparked controversy at every turn; after all, if the cable provider succeeds during Senate hearings and reviews by the FCC and Justice Department, it will have established dominance over 19 of the country's ... (more)

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Related Topix: Universal Studios, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

Fri Apr 04, 2014

MediaPost

Cable Company Customer Service--Isn't That An Oxymoron?

But Goodby Silverstein & Partners' New York believes it has cracked the code for client Comcast, in the newly launched "it's A Whole New Day" campaign.

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Related Topix: Goodby Silverstein and Partners, Advertising, New York

Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Bothell Reporter

Video Voters Guide for special election now available on King County TV

The ballots for the special April 22 election are on their way to voters and King County TV is set to provide you information on King County Transportation District Proposition 1 with the launching of its Video Voters Guide.

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