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Eric Hopton for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online What should have been a straightforward customer service procedure could have turned into a public relations disaster for one of America's largest cable service providers. The incident is a...

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2014-07-22 08:26:54

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity Customers SANTA MONICA, Calif. and PHILADELPHIA, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF) and Comcast (NASDAQ: CMCSA, CMCSK) today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences for digital consumers, beginning with the launch of an app for the motion picture Divergent....

2014-07-21 12:31:05

Customers Can Now Enjoy DVR Recordings on iOS and Android Smartphones and Tablets at Home and Download Recorded Programming for Use On-The-Go ATLANTA, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it launched X1 DVR with cloud technology and live in-home streaming across greater Atlanta. New X1 customers in Atlanta will be the first in Comcast's southern region to have access to the new technology. While in the home, customers will be able to watch their DVR recordings...

2014-07-20 20:20:53

Agreement Includes 10-Year Production Deal with Universal Pictures and First Look Deals with Other NBCUniversal Businesses UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions today announced that they have entered into a new 10-year first-look production agreement and that Blumhouse is forming new partnerships that will span across NBCUniversal businesses, including Universal Television and Universal Cable Productions. Blumhouse will...

2014-07-16 12:25:22

ONE OF THE MOST TIMELESS HOLIDAY CLASSICS AVAILABLE ON BLU-RAY(TM) FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ALL ITS ORIGINAL GLORY UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SYNOPSIS: Screen legends Bing Crosby and Fred Astaire sing and dance their way into your heart in one of the most timeless holiday classics of all time, Holiday Inn. Featuring the Academy Award winning song, "White Christmas," Crosby plays a song and dance man who leaves showbiz to run an inn that is open only on holidays....

2014-07-08 08:24:49

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Electric Sheep, the multi-channel online video network, is launching a classical boxing-centered site targeted for millennial males - TheUpperCut.tv [http://www.theuppercut.tv ]. Developed with "One Three Media" (a Hearst/Mark Burnett Company), the TheUppercut.tv presents a primetime TV show starring Sylvester Stallone and Sugar Ray Leonard. The site also showcases classic videos of legendary boxing champions and fights....

2014-07-01 12:22:10

The Nation's Largest and Fastest WiFi Network Now Available for Commuters and Tourists on America's First Subway Line BOSTON, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Comcast announced today that it has activated Xfinity WiFi hotspots in the subway platform areas on the MBTA's Green Line from North Station to Kenmore just in time for the busy 4(th) of July holiday and summer season. Comcast is the first provider to offer WiFi in portions of the first subway line to open in the United States....

2014-07-01 08:26:33

Brings Economically-Viable Model for Broadcast and Cable Programmers to Create Live TV Shows NEW YORK, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The US Patent and Trademark Office today is scheduled to issue U.S. Patent 8,767,031 for the Video Call Center (VCC) to Media Executive and Inventor Tom Wolzien. The Video Call Center is a unique approach to creating television programs from multiple web video callers using systems such as Skype®. The patent relates to technology and production systems...

2014-06-30 08:26:11

Bill Helms Joins Alticast to Lead Continued Product and Technology Innovation BROOMFIELD, Colo., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast, a global partner for the delivery of media entertainment, announced today that Bill Helms has joined the company as Chief Architect and Senior Vice President of Technology. As a cable industry veteran with more than 30 patents to his name, Helms brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to help Alticast continue innovating new products and...

2014-06-27 08:23:56

SAN DIEGO and WASHINGTON, June 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Herring Networks, Inc. announced today that One America News Network ("OAN"), an emerging source for 24/7 credible national and international news, will soon be joining the channel lineup on GCI Cable across Alaska. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140408/LA99752LOGO One America News Network will join the channel lineup on GCI Cable in the cable news neighborhood on channel 64 in standard definition and on channel 703 in...

Executives For AT&T, DirecTV Questioned About Deal On Capitol Hill
2014-06-25 10:05:19

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson headed to Capitol Hill to convince law makers and regulators that his company's proposed $48.5 billion takeover of satellite TV provider DirecTV won't push up prices or even limit consumer choice. "It's about fueling investments that bring new and faster broadband connections to millions more Americans," Stephenson told members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at a hearing Tuesday...


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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