Charter offers to purchase Time Warner Cable for $56B

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Look out Comcast. Charter Communications has offered to purchase Time Warner Cable for $56 billion. The offering price is $195.71/share; Time Warner Cable’s closing stock price on May 20th. With debt, the total value of the deal…

Comcast Doubles Current PBS On Demand Content

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Comcast announced this week they would be doubling the amount of recently-aired PBS content available on demand through the Xfinity TV platform. This means more current episodes of shows such as Downton Abbey on Masterpiece, American Masters, and…

Cox Increases Broadband Data Caps

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Cox High Speed Internet subscribers are getting a big bump in how much data they can consume, with no rate increase throughout the tiers affected. This means consumers can stream more video than ever from websites…

Comcast’s Xi4 STB will support 4k video

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Comcast says their up and coming Xi4 set-top-box will support 4k video on UHD TV sets. Movie titles will be limited at first, as with most 4k content, starting with titles made for IMAX and large screen…

Comcast Launches X1 Remote with Voice Control

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Comcast has officially launched a new remote with voice control for the Xfinity X1 platform. The stylish new remote allows users to to find networks, movies, TV shows, set DVR recordings, get recommendations, and navigate the Xfinity…

Comcast Xfinity Share App Allows Live Mobile-to-Mobile Video Streaming

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Comcast has announced a new feature for Xfinity TV customers on the X1 platform that allows real-time live streaming and sharing of video from smartphones using the Xfinity Share app. The technology utilizes the open Internet…

HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ will stream to Cablevision internet subscribers

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Just in time for Season 5 of HBO’s Game of Thrones, Cablevision announced they would be offering the soon-to-launch HBO NOW service, an over-the-top streaming product that will provide subscribers with all-access to HBO programming —…

Comcast Reveals Current Top 20 TV Shows Watched On Demand

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Comcast has revealed the Top 20 television shows watched On Demand through the Xfinity TV platform. The show rankings are based on the total number of On Demand TV views within seven days of the original live…

Comcast’s TV Everywhere lineup surpasses 70 live channels

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Comcast announced they now offer over 70 live channel options through the Xfinity TV Go app, expanding the goal of offering TV Everywhere that most service providers are striving for. Newly added channels include AMC, BBC America,…

Comcast’s X1 Platform User Interface Gets Updates

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Comcast has made several improvements to the Xfinity X1 platform interface to improve user experience. One of the more visible changes can be found in the Sports Guide, were they’ve added “Browse By Sport” and “Events…

Comcast Xfinity UHD app brings 4k to Samsung TVs

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Comcast has launched a new app to deliver 4k Ultra HD content to Xfinity TV customers with compatible Samsung 4k TVs. Named “Xfinity in UHD,” the new app can be downloaded from the Xfinity SMART Hub,…

Comcast in-home live streaming added to several Northeast markets

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Comcast customers with Xfinity X1 DVR cloud technology in several new Northeastern markets can now access live TV programming on multiple devices throughout the home including tablets, smartphones and PCs. The new service areas include Connecticut, Western Massachusetts,…

Comcast reveals top On Demand shows watched on Xfinity TV

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Comcast has revealed the top On Demand television shows watched on Xfinity TV from November 30th through December 6th, 2014. At the top of the list is the AMC television series The Walking Dead, followed by FX’s American…

NBA offers 1 week of NBA League Pass with over 40 games

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Just in time for the start of the 2014/2015 season, the NBA today started offering TV subscribers a one week preview of NBA League Pass. During the first week, viewers will able to watch up to 40…

Time Warner Cable’s new DVR records 6 shows at once

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The new Enhanced DVR service rolls out first for New York City and Los Angeles customers.  Time Warner Cable has announced roll-out of their new Enhanced DVR service that has the ability to record six shows…

Suddenlink inks deal with Sony Movie Channel HD

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Suddenlink and Sony Movie Channel have come to a multi-year agreement that gives subscribers access to the high-definition movie channel. The channel is currently playing films such as First Knight, The Toy, Clive Barker’s The Plague, and Stir Crazy…

Comcast extends TV everywhere in Houston & San Francisco Bay Area

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Comcast customers in the San Francisco Bay Area and Houston markets now have live in-home streaming and X1 DVR with cloud technology via the Xfinity TV App for Android and iOS devices. For those who want…

Charter customers in SoCal get more HD channels, increased internet speeds

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Charter has been rolling out all-digital upgrades nationwide, and with the removal of old analog systems comes the available bandwidth to offer more HD channels. In Southern California, customers can now get approximately 200 high definition…

TV Providers Offer Preview of NFL RedZone Channel

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At least five television service providers are offering a free preview of NFL RedZone this coming Sunday, Aug. 16 as well as the following Sunday, Aug. 23 and Thursday, Aug. 28. DISH, Charter, Cox, Cablevision Optimum,…

CenturyLink launches 1 Gbps Internet in Seattle & 15 other cities

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CenturyLink has announced the launch of 1 Gbps Internet speeds in several Seattle markets as well as 15 other select cities across the US including Denver, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Phoenix, and Portland. In Seattle, the upgraded service…