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2014-05-08 08:29:09

Customers Can Now Watch DVR Recordings on Devices in the Home and Download Recorded Content to Take On-The-Go BALTIMORE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast today announced it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming TV to new Xfinity TV customers in southern Delaware, Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. The technology was recently launched in northern Delaware. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings over Comcast's...

2014-05-08 08:28:13

- Co-founder Ian Blaine to transition to Strategic Advisor - SEATTLE, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- thePlatform, the leading white-label video publishing company and independent subsidiary of Comcast, today announced that Marty Roberts and Jamie Miller have been appointed as co-CEOs. Ian Blaine, co-founder of thePlatform, will transition from CEO to strategic advisor to the company, effective June 20. "Marty and Jamie are exceptional leaders, with the proven background, vision and...

2014-05-07 16:32:17

Merger Would Affect Millions of Rural Households and Access to Popular Independent Programming WASHINGTON, May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patrick Gottsch, founder of RFD-TV, will testify Thursday at a hearing before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on "Competition in the Video and Broadcast Markets: the Proposed Merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable." Rural Media Group is the world's leading provider of multimedia content dedicated to the rural and western lifestyle, and...

Level 3 Calls Out ISPs For 'Deliberately Slowing' Broadband Speeds
2014-05-06 15:03:09

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday Internet backbone provider Level 3 called out a number of Internet Service Providers (ISP), which may include Comcast - accusing them of slowing net speeds. This is just the latest in a widely publicized "spat" that has been going on between the backbone provider and several large ISPs. According to Level 3, which is one of a few companies that helps move traffic around the Internet, some ISPs are not willing to spend money...

2014-05-05 12:33:19

A&E, RocketHub and Comcast Business to Host Project Startup Entrepreneur Forums in Boston, Detroit and Provo and Provide $60,000 in Cash Prizes and Services. NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- A&E, RocketHub and Comcast Business have joined forces to launch Project Startup Entrepreneur Forums, a unique series of live events bringing together some of the best and brightest entrepreneurial minds in three U.S. cities; Boston, MA, Detroit, MI and Provo, UT....

2014-05-05 12:25:44

Company to Hire for 100 New Positions by Year End For Initial Staffing of State-of-the-Art Call Center HUDSON, N.H., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to provide an outstanding customer experience, Comcast Cable today announced plans to open a new state-of-the-art customer support center this summer in Hudson, New Hampshire. The state-of-the-art facility has the capacity to seat approximately 600 agents. Comcast expects about a third of the seats - or...

AT&T May Move To Acquire DirecTV
2014-05-01 11:46:23

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Thursday the Wall Street Journal reported that according to people familiar with the matter AT&T has approached DirecTV about a possible acquisition of the satellite pay TV service. This latest shake-up in the television industry could result in a pay TV giant on par with Comcast Corp. when it completes its now pending acquisition of Time Warner Cable. AT&T’s landline-based TV business now currently has around 5.7 million...

2014-04-30 08:39:47

Now with over 1 million hotspots nationwide, Comcast has more hotspots than any other WiFi network in the region and nation ATLANTA, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today it has begun launching more than 160,000 Xfinity WiFi neighborhood hotspots throughout greater Atlanta. The launch is an ideal complement to the hundreds of outdoor wireless access points already deployed across Atlanta, now making Comcast the largest provider of WiFi hotspots in Atlanta and Georgia. "The...

2014-04-29 08:22:26

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Comcast Corporation (NASDAQ: CMCSA), SIRIUS XM Radio Inc. (NASDAQ: SIRI), Charter Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: CHTR), O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NASDAQ: ORLY) and Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership,...

2014-04-28 23:04:27

Technology Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan is available to speak with reporters, or may be quoted through this release. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 28, 2014 In an effort to get the proposed $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable approved, Comcast is making a proposal, says Reuters, Apr. 28. Comcast has offered to sell 1.4 million cable television subscribers to Charter Communications Inc for $7.3 billion. It also said it would divest another 2.5 million customers into a new, publicly traded...


Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.