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Topic: Comcast

No Surprise: Netflix Comes Out Against Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger

Hastings says combined company would be a threat to the Internet

Netflix told shareholders Monday that the company opposes the merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable because it would give the combined company too much power over broadband Internet access. The…

Senate Gives Comcast-Time Warner Cable Deal the Kid Gloves Treatment

Only Sen. Franken opposes merger

Comcast evp David Cohen had it pretty easy before the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the company’s $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable. In answering questions from lawmakers, Cohen rarely…

Comcast Makes Its Public Interest Case to Washington

Filing concentrates on broadband where critics most likely to focus

Those print and TV ads Comcast has been running in the Washington media promoting the benefits of its $45 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable? That was just a warm-up…

Chelsea Handler Wants Everyone to Know She's Looking for a Job

Lately host still has 9 months left on her contract

Chelsea Handler is going to leave her show on E! at the end of the year, her manager told The Hollywood Reporter as loudly as possible, proclaiming as well that…

Comcast's Cohen Defends Time Warner Cable Deal

Calls Netflix blog post 'hogwash'

David Cohen, Comcast's evp and unofficial top lobbyist, is ready to take on any objection to the company's proposed eye-popping $45 billion bid to buy Time Warner Cable. In an interview…

Retail, Automotive Biggest Spenders in 2013

P&G, GM, AT&T among Kantar's top 10 spenders for the year

The absence of the Summer Olympics and political spending in fall 2013 (compared to their presence in 3Q 2012) may have put a damper on advertising expenditures, but total ad revenue…

Adobe-SAP Deal Brings Ads and CRM Together

Still work to be done, analyst says

The Adobe-SAP deal announced today will likely have significant advertising, mobile marketing ramifications and customer relationship management for their brand clients. Adobe serves names such as Hyatt, Comcast and Scottrade,…

Apple and Comcast in Talks for Streaming Partnership?

Giants may work out deal that would give users preferential treatment on cable's 'last mile'

Could Comcast users say goodbye to fuzzy, buffering videos and hello to fast, HD-quality content thanks to a rumored deal with Apple?  The Wall Street Journal reported that unnamed sources say Apple…

Netflix's Hastings Slams Comcast in Blog Calling for Stronger Net Neutrality

Calls out cable giant just 1 month after agreeing to pay for access

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings took to his company's blog Thursday to call for Washington and the Federal Communications Commission to pass stronger net neutrality rules so that Netflix doesn't have…

Comcast Extends Low-Cost Internet Program Indefinitely

Looking to expand it to Time Warner Cable footprint

Few companies can compare with Comcast when it comes to greasing the wheels of Washington to get a deal cleared. Less than a month after it announced a $45 billion…

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