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Comcast May Bring Faster Streaming To Apple Set-Top Boxes
2014-03-24 12:42:48

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is reportedly in talks with cable provider Comcast to provide cable-quality streaming to an Apple-branded set-top box that will provide programming on demand to consumers. If the two companies are able to reach a deal, Comcast will beef up its streaming for customers with Apple set-top boxes that would provide content at levels seen on cable, not streamed over the Internet, The Wall Street Journal reports. This is being called...

2014-03-21 16:24:07

Comcast Leaders and Achievers® Scholarship Program Recognizes Vermont Students for their Academic Achievement and Community Service MONTPELIER, Vt., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to its local communities and to empower and enrich lives, has awarded 14 Vermont high school seniors scholarships through its annual Leaders and Achievers(®) Scholarship Program awards. The program, one of the Comcast Foundation's...

2014-03-21 12:26:15

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Cogent Communications Group, Inc. CEO Dave Schaeffer offered to resolve the impasse between Cogent and major telephone and cable companies (Verizon, Comcast, AT&T, and Time Warner Cable) over upgrading the connections necessary to exchange Internet traffic, including streaming video traffic like Netflix, by paying the capital cost required for these companies to upgrade the connections (as well as Cogent's own costs) to ensure...

Netflix's Reed Hastings Calls For A Stronger Form Of Net Neutrality
2014-03-21 11:16:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday Netflix CEO Reed Hastings called for a “stronger form of net neutrality” on the company’s official blog. This posting followed a peering agreement that Netflix entered into with cable provider Comcast to improve the service that customers will receive. This also followed last month’s statement by Netflix that speeds from Internet Service Providers (ISP) had not dipped significantly – even as a court decision has...

2014-03-21 08:28:12

Partnership Expands iControl's Ecosystem of Inter-Connected Lifestyle Devices and Apps REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- iControl Networks, a leader in connected home technology and innovation, has partnered with Samsung as a featured app developer for the newly-announced Samsung Gear 2. Available in mid-2014, iControl's app for the Gear 2 will give consumers worldwide another convenient way to communicate with their homes at all times. iControl-powered connected...

2014-03-18 12:34:45

Business VoiceEdge and Comcast Business Internet Help 150-Year-Old Company Keep Pace With Global Customer Demands While Accommodating an Increasingly Mobile Workforce PITTSBURGH, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast Business today announced that Patterson Manufacturing, a Pittsburgh-based company that produces ratchets, winches, tensors and turnbuckles for the river barge industry, has selected Internet and cloud-based voice services from Comcast Business to support its...

2014-03-17 08:32:40

PHOENIX, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Insiderslab.com released the latest insider trading research for Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), Groupon (NASDAQ:GRPN), Comcast (NASDAQ:CMCSA), Plug Power (NASDAQ:PLUG), Sirius XM (NASDAQ:SIRI), and FuelCell Energy (NASDAQ:FCEL). US stock investors can access these reports through the links below, including stock performance, insider trading signals, and visual results. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100419/HKM001LOGO (Read full report by...

2014-03-07 08:28:45

NH Customers Recognize Comcast for Reliable and Innovative Services MANCHESTER, N.H., March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced that the readers of New Hampshire Business Review voted to select Comcast Business as the number one telecommunications provider in the Granite State as part of the publication's Best of Business (BOB) Awards program. The New Hampshire business community recognized Comcast for its innovative voice, high-speed Internet and video services along with its...

2014-03-07 08:24:34

Topics include DOCSIS 3.1, Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP), Distributed Architecture, IP Video, Reference Design Kit (RDK), Multi-Screen Video, OTT Video, 4K Video, and more. NEW YORK, March 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Light Reading (www.lightreading.com), the market-leading online community for the global communications sector, today announced the key technologists who will tackle cable's hottest trends at the Cable Next-Gen Technologies & Strategies conference...

2014-03-06 16:25:27

DUBLIN, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d528v5/top_five_global) has announced the addition of the "Top Five Global Broadcast Media Companies: Performance, Strategies and Competitive Analysis" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d528v5/top_five_global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The author observes fragmentation of the global broadcast...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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