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Comcast to launch Netflix on X1 to customers across the US

Comcast and Internet TV network Netflix have announced that the Netflix service will launch on millions of X1 devices across the US next week.

Time Warner to acquire 10% stake in Hulu for $583 mn

Time Warner has agreed to pay $583 mn for the 10% stake, thereby valuing Hulu at $5.8 bn. It joins Disney, 21st Century Fox and Comcast in the streaming-TV service JV.

Comcast cable TV boxes to integrate Netflix service

The Netflix service will be integrated onto some of Comcast’s upgraded cable TV boxes. The deal is being seen as a win for Netflix.

Huge disparity between US media CEOs pay and share price performance

CBS, Comcast, Discovery, Disney, Fox, Time Warner and Viacom continued last year to lavish their chiefs with some of corporate America’s largest salaries running into several millions of dollars— often way out of whack with their company’s performance.

Comcast reports better TV ad revenues in Q3

Comcast’s entertainment arm NBCUniversal’s TV unit has reported higher TV advertising revenues in the third quarter as compared to the first half of the year.

Comcast launches new video streaming service ‘Watchable’

Comcast has announced the launch of a new video streaming service ‘Watchable’ that will curate a selection of best content from popular online video networks and shows.

Eros appoints Prem Parameswaran as group CFO, president North America

Prem Parameswaran is appointed as group CFO of Eros International and president – North America, a newly created position.

Will Indian MSOs go the Comcast way?

For the first time, America’s largest cable company has more broadband than cable TV subscribers. When Comcast reported this shift in its Q2 results, it was signalling to the world that the future ruler would be the internet. In India, the dethroning process would take longer. TVP looks at the broadband plans of the MSOs and finds out why.

Cisco launches 10 Gbps internet access platform

Cisco has launched Converged Cable Access Platform (CCAP) cBR-8 that aims to provide internet access at 10 Gbps. The platform is being deployed by Comcast and Altice.

Time Warner, Comcast slapped with $20 bn racial bias lawsuit

Comcast and Time Warner Cable have been sued for $20 bn for allegedly discriminating against African American-owned media and shutting out African American-owned channels from their line-ups.