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Comcast Roundup: How Comcast could be affecting ‘Late Night,’ Skype has beef and More

Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Get an e-mail subscription for our Comcast news updates. DEFINITE READS The Silicon Alley Insider suggests established players like Comcast would never have created innovations like Google so the issue of […]


Every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST, find all the stories you need to know about your friendly telecommunications giant in the Comcast Roundup. Get an e-mail subscription for our Comcast news updates.

DEFINITE READS

The Silicon Alley Insider suggests established players like Comcast would never have created innovations like Google so the issue of net neutrality and Comcast’s resulting power needs to be taken seriously.� Comcast EVP David Cohen says the company’s battle with the FCC has more to do with the letter of the law.
The Philadelphia Business Journal’s Peter Key says that battle seems to be going Comcast’s way.
The Atlantic Wire reports that Comcast may have a hand in NBC’s surprise decision to switch Conan O’rien for Jay Leno in the coveted late night spot. H/T Philly Tech News
Below Skype has beef, FCC delays and more.

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MIGHT BE WORTH YOUR TIME

VentureBeat reports that Skype’s CEO says companies like Comcast are squelching innovation.
Variety.com reports that Comcast has extended the contract of Ted Harbett, who heads up the company’s entertainment division, a move some are speculating is bad news for embattled NBC chief Jeff Zucker.
Comcast’s corporate blog has a post supporting the FCC’s request to delay submitting their findings on the feasibility of a national broadband plan.

GIVE A GLANCE

Another press release making clear CEO Brian Roberts doesn’t want to push NBC to cable.
When there is just too much Comcast news to follow, the Comcast Roundup will be there every Thursday morning at 8:30 a.m. EST

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