CEO brushes off Comcast concerns

Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO, Comcast Corporation

NBCUniversal (NBCU) parent Comcast is in rude health despite a recent stock price drop, according to its CEO. Comcast’s market cap recently fell around US$16… Read more

Fox to launch SVOD service FX+ with Comcast

John Landgraf

21st Century Fox’s US FX Networks unit has teamed up with cable giant Comcast to launch a new premium ad-free service subscription video-on-demand service for… Read more

NBCU expands Donati’s role into kids, lifestyle

Duccio Donati

Comcast’s NBCUniversal International has appointed Duccio Donati to take on the newly created role of executive vice-president for lifestyle and kids. Donati will report to… Read more

AMC launching premium ad-free service in US

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead channel AMC is launching an ad-free, linear channel for US$5 a month in the US. Comcast Xfinity TV customers will be able… Read more

Netflix and Amazon could have limited impact on US pay TV

Strategy Analytics

US pay TV will not decline as rapidly in the face of competition from Netflix and Amazon as some are predicting, according to a report… Read more

Comcast ‘planning to launch’ SVOD service in 12-18 months

Bob Greenblatt

Comcast plans to launch its own Netflix-type subscription video-on-demand service, offering shows from NBCUniversal, within the next 12-18 months, according to a report by Bloomberg.… Read more

AwesomenessTV co-founder leaves company

Brian Robbins

Brian Robbins is leaving AwesomenessTV, the kids-focused multichannel network he founded five years ago. Robbins co-created AwesomenessTV with Joe Davola in 2012, and together they… Read more

Comcast to launch Xfinity Stream app


US cable giant Comcast is due to launch its new Xfinity Stream app to Xfinity TV customers at the end of the month. The Xfinity… Read more

Comcast tops Netflix’s ISP Speed Index in the US


Comcast topped the US rankings in Netflix’s monthly ISP Speed Index for the first time in December. According to the report, Comcast’s average monthly speed… Read more

Netflix rolls out Comcast X1 boxes

netflix THUMB

Netflix will launch widely on US pay TV operator Comcast’s X1 set-top boxes this week. In a joint statement the firms said that the subscription… Read more