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Gov’t may block Comcast-Time Warner merger, new boost for Net Neutrality 20 April 2015

According to a report by Bloomberg finance news agency, the Department of Justice is “nearing a recommendation” to stop Comcast from purchasing Time Warner Cable. The two firms involved in the potential deal are already the largest and second-largest cable companies in the United States, respectively; the merged firm would be vastly larger than its …

An Argument For More TV Episodes On VOD 14 April 2015

The biggest U.S. cable operator, Comcast Corp., would like to see many more episodes of TV network shows available on pay TV providers’ on-demand services. Typically only about 30% of all TV/cable network shows are “stacked” on VOD online platforms, according to Comcast, which counts only 500 of such shows, according to Steve Meyer, vice president …

FCC halts mega-merger reviews, releases Open Internet order 17 March 2015

Just as it releases details of its Net Neutrality order to reclassify broadband as a public utility, the FCC has once again paused its informal 180-day countdown clock for deciding whether or not a pair of pending mega-mergers—Comcast/Time Warner Cable and AT&T/DirecTV—will be approved. Read the entire story here.

Comcast may acquire Netflix if Time Warner merger falls out 09 March 2015

As the DOJ and FCC continue to review whether they will approve, lay conditions or simply block the Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger, one expert believes that Comcast could have a backup plan in the event the proposed merger with TWC falls through. According to Rich Greenfield, analyst with BTIG Research, if the …

Comcast’s NBC to start SVoD service to compete with CBS & HBO 04 March 2015

NBCUniversal confirms it is planning to launch a comedy based subscription based on-demand video streaming service later this year. The service is designed to appeal to viewers under 35 who are increasingly opting out of traditional pay-TV. Comedy is seen as a genre that appeals to those younger viewers. Last year #cbs launched CBS All Access, …

FCC yet to take a call on Comcast-Time Warner merger, rivals fearful 03 March 2015

This gigantic and politically contentious deal would combine America’s two largest cable companies. The #fcc has an informal 180 day window (“shot clock”) to decide on transactions that in this case will expire at the end of March. Some people think that the approval of net neutrality will actually make it easier for the FCC to wave this …

Netflix goes after Comcast on Twitter, puts feet down for Net Neutrality 26 February 2015

#netflix and #comcast have been sparring for a while. But on Wednesday, Netflix delivered a quietly epic uppercut to the cable giant and its interests—thanks to a single creative tweet. It concerns net neutrality, on which the FCC is set to vote Thursday. Netflix is heavily invested in the issue, fearing that without an open Internet, …

Orange France and Comcast seem confident of OTT future 10 February 2015

The future of content services lies in understanding the new Engagement Model. Orange France & Comcast have it figured out. Engagement means providing the means for consumers to interact; to share, binge, rewind and relive the content. It means allowing each individual the interactions they value. It means allowing consumers to immerse themselves in content by providing …

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