US firm ARRIS, a provider of broadband media technology, has entered into an agreement to sell approximately 10.6mn shares of its common stock valued at US$ 150mn to Comcast.
US chip vendor Broadcom has issued a slew of releases on the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, including the revelation that it is powering new interactive and personalised multi-screen experiences for Comcast subscribers.
US online video service Netflix has released the latest data for broadband connections in the US which carry its streams, and they make for some interesting reading, including the revelation that Google Fiber is now the most consistently fast ISP in the country.
Social TV app Zeebox has finally launched in the US after months of preparation, and has revealed that it is doing so in partnership with three of the nation’s biggest media entities: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and HBO.
A number of major US service providers including AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner Cable are getting ready to launch cloud video gaming services, with trials likely to start later this year ready for commercial deployment as early as 2013, say unconfirmed reports by Bloomberg.
Despite the progress being made by Internet-delivered VOD (iVOD) services, cable companies are still US consumers’ first choice when renting video-on-demand movies on a per-use basis, according to new research from the NPD Group.
New research from US firms Parks Associates has found that 14% of all US broadband households are “highly interested” in receiving security services from their ISPs.
thePlatform, a subsidiary of US cableco Comcast, has developed a new video commerce platform which adds a layer of control over how video service providers package, market, and monetise their expanding library of video content.
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