- The Hill reports that the FCC has again stopped the ‘time clock’ on the Comcast-NBC acquisition review, asking that NBCU resubmit its filings. H/T Philly Tech News
- DirecTV and Dish Network have filed formal requests for access to Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, after a January court decision compelled Comcast to stop limiting carrying the channel and its exclusive sports programming.
Below, a major move from Hulu, a sports content sharing agreement and more.
- The New York Times Media Decoder blog reports on the long-expected unveiling of a paid, premium subscription to Hulu, the coveted video streaming site of which NBC has partial ownership.
- A New York Times editorial argues the FCC should extend its authority over broadband, despite the political support otherwise from telecommunications giants like Comcast.
MIGHT BE OF INTEREST
- Peter Key of the Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Comcast has entered a content sharing agreement with D.C.-based sports blog network SB Nation. Earlier this month, Comcast SportsNet bought its second Philadelphia sports blog.
- Broadband DSL Reports writes that the City of Detroit is suing Comcast to keep 1985 municipal franchise agreement in place, rather than a 2006 Michigan state version.
GIVE A GLANCE
- A Comcast corporate blog post co-authored by Comcast and NBCU executives argues that connecting their companies will ‘expand opportunities for Latinos.’
- The Philadelphia Business Journal reports that Comcast entered a new multiyear agreement with Starz to carry that channel, along with its related Encoure and MoviePlex channels.
- Delaware County Times reports that a Comcast employee was electrocuted to death in Marple Township.
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