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2014-04-24 08:30:46

Panel Focusing on Evolving Customer Experience, to Feature Industry Leaders From Comcast, Cox, and Suddenlink ATLANTA and DENVER, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexidia, a leading provider of customer interaction analytics solutions for business transformation, and The Cable Center, the nonprofit educational arm of the cable industry, today announced they will present at The Cable Show 2014, which will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center from April 29--May 1, 2014. Jana...

2014-04-23 08:40:26

WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google spent $3.82 million lobbying federal lawmakers and regulators during the first quarter of 2014, making it the top spender among 15 top technology and telecommunications companies, according to an analysis of lobbying disclosure forms Consumer Watchdog said today. According to lobbying disclosure forms filed this week, Comcast, which is seeking approval from the Federal Communications Commission and the Justice Department,...

Internet Speeds Not Always Delivered As Promised
2014-04-23 07:37:32

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The majority of major Internet providers fail to deliver the transfer rate speeds they promise to their customers, according to data provided by broadband metrics company Ookla and its Speedtest.net service. According to the Wall Street Journal, who used the speed-testing data to analyze the Internet transfer rates of about 800 US cities and 27 service providers, the “vast majority” of companies fail to deliver the speeds that...

Comcast-Time Warner Deal Sparks Sharp Criticism From Netflix
2014-04-22 10:28:17

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online While the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger is still under regulatory review, Netflix has joined the ranks of those opposed to the deal. In its first-quarter letter to shareholders, Netflix's CEO said the merged company would give the cable providers too much power. In the letter to shareholders, Netflix chief executive Reed Hastings and chief financial officer David Wells expressed concern that a combined Comcast and Time Warner...

2014-04-15 16:26:47

The award-winning television program will air on TCN-The Comcast Network during the month of April. CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Viewpoints Industry producers are pleased to announce April air dates for Washington, D.C., Richmond, Virginia and Baltimore, Maryland. The country's capital is economically supported by the tourism industry as well as by private contracting businesses. Richmond is an area which is well-known for educational opportunities as...

2014-04-10 12:33:32

STORRS, Conn., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Connecticut, home to the nation's foremost center on hardware security, and Comcast today announced the establishment of the Center of Excellence for Security Innovation (CSI) at UConn. The center unites the expertise of researchers within UConn's existing Center for Hardware Assurance, Security and Engineering (CHASE) and Comcast's leadership in Internet systems security to develop robust detection systems and...

2014-04-08 12:36:27

Combining Two Major Cable Companies Will Mean Higher Prices, Fewer Choices, and Worse Customer Service for Consumers WASHINGTON, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumers stand to lose out if Comcast and Time Warner Cable are allowed to merge, according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports. Comcast filed its formal plan for merging with Time Warner with the Federal Communications Commission today. "Consumers are fed up with Comcast...

2014-04-08 12:27:59

Operative takes steps toward the future of TV advertising NEW YORK, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operative, the global leader in advertising business management solutions, is excited to announce that Dave Villano, former SVP of Enterprise Information Technology at Cablevision, has joined the Operative team as Chief Technology Officer, effective April 1st, 2014. Dave Villano has left Cablevision after 14 years of building high-scale automation systems and analytics platforms that...

2014-04-08 08:29:05

Will Enable Global Brands to Distribute and Track Ad Assets In Real-Time Both Internationally and Domestically DENVER, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Comcast AdDelivery service, part of Comcast Wholesale's portfolio of services, and Adstream, a global provider of digital advertising distribution solutions, announced today that together they will offer a global ad delivery platform targeting the needs of global brands. A simplified platform will provide advertisers a fast,...

2014-04-08 00:21:59

-Launch comprehensive technical integration of Adobe® Primetime and thePlatform's mpx video publishing system SEATTLE, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2014 NAB Show, thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced a new strategic relationship with Adobe to serve broadcasters, programmers, pay-TV operators, and other major media companies. Specifically, the two companies have integrated Adobe® Primetime and...


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