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Topic: Comcast

Comcast joins fray of online-only live TV services with Stream for iPhone, iPad & Web

07/13/2015, 11:07 am

Cable provider Comcast on Monday announced plans to launch Stream, an online subscription TV service offering a mix of live and on-demand content for $15 per month, accessible from both Apple's iPhone and iPad, as well as the Web.


Comcast flagged as new leading contender to buy out T-Mobile US

06/17/2015, 11:06 am

Deutsche Telekom now considers Comcast the leading candidate for a sale of T-Mobile U.S., reports said on Wednesday, potentially signalling a major shift in the American media landscape that could impact Apple.


Apple TV gains NBC Sports Live Extra channel amidst NHL playoffs, Kentucky Derby

04/27/2015, 01:04 pm

Exclusive NBC Sports content, including the NHL playoffs and this week's running of the Kentucky Derby, is now available on the Apple TV with a new dedicated channel.


Comcast will end efforts to acquire Time Warner Cable - report

04/23/2015, 03:04 pm

Facing scrutiny from the U.S. government, Comcast will apparently drop its plans to acquire competing cable operator Time Warner Cable, it was revealed on Thursday.


US Department of Justice expected to block Comcast-Time Warner merger

04/20/2015, 12:04 pm

As Apple is said to be in talks with content owners for its own upcoming streaming television service, the U.S. Department of Justice appears poised to block a proposed Comcast acquisition of Time Warner Cable.


Apple has not approached Comcast about Web television deal

03/27/2015, 04:03 pm

Amid rumors of an Apple branded streaming television service, Comcast asserts it has not engaged in any discussions with the company about licensing NBCUniversal content to air alongside programs from potential partners ABC, CBS, Fox and more.


DOJ could force Comcast to offer NBCUniversal content for Apple's Web television service

03/18/2015, 01:03 pm

Despite reportedly refusing to engage in discussions to join Apple's rumored web television initiative, cable provider Comcast may have no choice but to eventually capitulate thanks to regulatory concessions the company agreed to in 2011 as part of its takeover of NBCUniversal.


In pushing for Time Warner merger, Comcast cites Apple's development of new set-top box

04/08/2014, 12:04 pm

Rumors that Apple is working on a new set-top box are high-profile enough that Comcast saw it fit to cite them on Tuesday as part of a filing with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.


Bandwidth deal between Apple & Comcast would likely draw federal scrutiny

03/25/2014, 11:03 am

Though the U.S. government wouldn't need to approve a deal between Apple and Comcast for faster and more reliable streaming video, such an alignment would likely draw regulatory scrutiny, in particular with respect to its effects on net neutrality.


Apple-Comcast talks likely limited in scope, user experience not a priority for cable providers

03/24/2014, 03:03 pm

While rumors of talks between Apple and cable provider Comcast generated buzz over the weekend, one Wall Street analyst doesn't expect the discussions to go much beyond the possibility of having a Comcast-branded application available for Apple TV.


Apple discussing new streaming set-top box with Comcast - report

03/23/2014, 10:03 pm

Apple is reportedly planning to release a new streaming set-top box, and is in talks with cable provider Comcast on a potential deal that would bypass Web congestion and allow faster and more reliable performance for users.


Comcast launches live TV on iPad, Amazon optimizes Kindle store for iPad

01/10/2012, 12:01 pm

Comcast on Tuesday began to roll out its new "AnyPlay" functionality for iPad, allowing subscribers to stream live TV to Apple's tablet. Also, Amazon launched a new Kindle storefront designed to take advantage of the touchscreen interface of the iPad.