Comcast Video Subscriber Increase 80,000 in Q4 2016

by Milos Pavlovic

Comcast Cable increased its video subscriber base by 80,000 net in the last quarter of 2016. Subscriber numbers were reported to be the best seen for nine years. High-speed Internet customer net additions were …

Tags:Cable| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 24 - Issue 04

Comcast to launch Netflix on X1

by Bob Raikes

Comcast has confirmed that the Netflix service will be available on its X1 devices across the US. Netflix content will be fully integrated into Xfinity On Demand. “The Netflix integration into the X1 platform …

Tags:Cable| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Netflix| Vol 23 - Issue 44

HDR Delivery Pipeline Still Developing

by Chris Chinnock

That’s the conclusion of a recent webcast hosted by Broadband Technology Report that featured Mark Francisco from Comcast, David Price from the UHD Forum and Steve Christian from Verimatrix, a provider of a comprehensive …

Tags:Comcast| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| VOD in UltraHD & 4K| Vol 22 - Issue 30| Wide Colour Gamut (WCG)

Comcast has Best Q2 in 10 Years

by Isaac Oburu

Comcast lost 4,000 net video customers in Q2’16: its best Q2 result for a decade.

Tags:Comcast| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 30

Comcast Is the First to Offer 1080p HDR

by Chris Chinnock

That’s right – High Dynamic Range is coming to Comcast subscribers this summer – and it will be implemented on 1080p video, not UHD video. This possibility has been discussed for some time, but …

Tags:Comcast| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| Olympics

US Pay-TV Shows Small Gains

by Tom Allen

Infomitv‘s Multiscreen Index shows minor subscriber gains for US pay-TV providers in Q1, with an overall net gain of 33,000 customers. The six operators (Comcast, DirecTV, Dish, Time Warner, Verizon Fios and AT&T U-Verse) …

Tags:AT&T| Comcast| DirecTV| Dish Network| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Time Warner| USA| Verizon| Vol 23 - Issue 17

Samsung and Roku are First Comcast Xfinity Partners

by Tom Allen

Samsung and Roku have signed up to Comcast’s new Xfinity TV Partner Programme, which expands the range of devices that customers can use to access their Xfinity TV service. Samsung’s and Roku’s partnership means …

Tags:Applications| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Roku| Samsung| STBs| Vol 23 - Issue 15

Comcast Releases Its 4Q Results

by Isaac Oburu

Comcast Corporation has announced results for the quarter and year ended December 31,2015. According to the results, video customer net additions were 89,000 and net losses were 36,000.

Tags:Comcast| Large Display Monitor| USA| Vol 23 - Issue 05

Comcast Will Produce UHD HDR STB

by Tom Allen

Comcast has said that it is preparing an HDR-capable UltraHD STB for launch next year. The Xi6 will be ‘more advanced’ than this year’s Xi4, which was Comcast’s first UltraHD STB.

Tags:Comcast| HDR - High Dynamic Range| Large Display Monitor| STBs| UltraHD| Vol 22 - Issue 43


Amazon Seeks to Launch Online TV Service

by Tom Allen

According to Bloomberg, Amazon is looking to create an online pay-TV service. The company is said to have contacted broadcasters such as CBS and NBC Universal about channel carriage. Discussions are still in an …

Tags:Amazon| Comcast| Large Display Monitor| Pay TV| Vol 22 - Issue 41

Pay-TV Subs Rise, Revenues to Stay Flat

by Tom Allen

Pay-TV subscribers across 89 countries will increase by 200 million between 2014 and 2020, says Digital TV Research. There were 704 million subscribers in 2014, and are forecast to be 904 million by 2020. …

Tags:Comcast| DirecTV| Large Display Monitor| Liberty Global| Pay TV| Sky| SVOD| VOD| Vol 22 - Issue 41| Worldwide