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Comcast Roundup: Two big Comcast fights end, new ad campaign and More business

May. 21, 2009 8:30 am

Comcast Roundup: Two big Comcast fights end, new ad campaign and More

Every Thursday morning, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Comcast settled two hotly contested fights with major content creators last week. Comcast and the NFL Network settled their differences and inked a nine-year deal that will broadcast the football channel to more than two-thirds […]
Comcast Roundup: Comcast and NetFlix could battle, Buying good coverage and More business

Apr. 30, 2009 9:27 am

Comcast Roundup: Comcast and NetFlix could battle, Buying good coverage and More

One particular company in our region garners more news coverage than any other by far: Comcast, of course. This is the Comcast Roundup, what may or may not become a regular department of ours. The Business Insider reports that as online video streaming develops, companies like NetFlix ought to pay less attention to user generated […]
Comcast Roundup: Comcast Center tallest U.S. LEED building and squabbles with Verizon business

Apr. 23, 2009 8:30 am

Comcast Roundup: Comcast Center tallest U.S. LEED building and squabbles with Verizon

One particular company in our region garners more news coverage than any other by far: Comcast, of course. It isn’t the region’s largest employer, nor is it even the biggest or most profitable. It just makes a lot more noise. While we cover some of it and hope to do more, a lot of that […]
Friday Tech Links: Comcast and the NFL spar, Conficker and domain extensions

Apr. 17, 2009 8:30 am

Friday Tech Links: Comcast and the NFL spar, Conficker and domain extensions

4/17/09 11:09 a.m. Update amended: Thanks Jim! In which we link out to the tech news from Philly and elsewhere (when it matters) that slips through the cracks and make it way fun. Because that’s what we do best. USA Today reports that a “seemingly endless stream” of new domain extensions, like .philly, could join […]
The NFL is not happy with Comcast. Must … resist … football puns. business

Apr. 16, 2009 8:12 am

The NFL is not happy with Comcast. Must … resist … football puns.

Everyone’s favorite hometown cable psuedo-monopoly is in court this week over allegations it is favoring its own content over third-party channels. The National Football League and Comcast have been fighting over the cable giant’s handling of the NFL Network in FCC court. Since its launch, Comcast has excluded the NFL Network from its primary channel […]