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Bringing the Movie House Home

by Andy Marken

We really like movies. In fact, we watched two pretty decent movies last weekend. Clicked through our streaming services, found a couple on our “gotta catch this” list and watched them. It’s been that …

Tags:audio| Comcast| Dolby Atmos| Home Cinema| Home Theatre| Pay TV| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)

Sky sheds 200,000 subs in 2021

by Bob Raikes

What They Say In the report on Q4 from parent company, Comcast, Sky is reported to have lost 198K subscribers in the UK, Germany and Italy. Revenue was down in Q4 by 2.4% to …

Tags:Comcast| Europe| Financial Data| Sky

Why Does matter Matter?

by Bob Raikes

We haven’t been covering smart home developments very much on Display Daily, but during CES I saw a number of references to support for ‘Matter’. So I thought I’d investigate to see if it …

Tags:Amazon| Apple| Bluetooth| Comcast| Google| Philips| Smart Home & Home Networks| Smart TV| Voice Input| Wireless

Comcast Launches its XClass SmartTV

by Bob Raikes

What They Say I was just catching up with a story about Comcast being about to launch its XClass TVs in the US when I spotted that it has happened. The TVs are being …

Tags:Comcast| Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Sky ‘planning own range of smart TVs’

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Sky TV is reported by the Financial Times to be planning to launch its own range of smartTVs. That would be in line with the move by its parent company, Comcast, …

Tags:Comcast| Sky| STBs| Streaming Video

Why Comcast is getting into the smart TV business

by Bob Raikes

What They Say We published a link last week to an article that reported that Comcast was planning to get into the SmartTV market in the US. The Protocol published an article that looked …

Tags:Cable| Comcast| Hisense| Smart TV| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

Links Week Ending 17th September 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the second part of this week. Major Broadcasters Launch NEXTGEN TV on Five …

Tags:Acer| ATSC| Comcast| Financial Data| Interactive Displays| Market Data| MEA (Middle East & Africa)| Samsung| Smart TV| USA| VideoConferencing

Links Week Commencing 28th June 2021

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. Sharp Europe launches new ‘Frameless’ 4K Android …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Comcast| sharp| Smart TV| TCL| TVs (TV Sets)| USA

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Comcast confirms interest in putting X1 on smart TVs

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Comcast is thinking about licensing its X1 video platform, used in its cable and broadband devices, to Smart TV makers. X1 is the base for the firm’s Flex platform for broadband-only …

Tags:Comcast| Operating Systems| Smart TV

Traditional Pay TV’s Slow March to Oblivion

by Steve Sechrist

Abysmal Q4-18 subscriber losses reached some 650K by Warner Media (ummm AT&T – DirecTV satellite provider combined with AOL Time Warner remember?). While that number was offset by new (mostly U-Verse home video) subscribers, …

Tags:AT&T| Cable Cutting (cord cutting)| Comcast| OTT Video| Pay TV| Streaming Video

Comcast Becomes Major Shareholder in Sky as Fox Decides to Sell

by Andrew Fenn

Comcast has beaten 21st Century Fox at the recent sealed bid auction for Sky, with a bid of £17.28 per share (about $22.50). Comcast initially acquired 30% of Sky shares, while the company’s success …

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