Comcast

2016 Winners in Cable Industry

Cable Industry Winners

Here are the three winners in terms of our cable industry.

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Netflix To Enter Comcast Next Week

Netflix will be joining Comcast.

Netflix will now be joining Comcast and will be available by opting in via Comcast Labs and access Netflix.

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Verizon to bid for Yahoo, Yahoo Japan stake

Verizon Communications Inc will bid for Yahoo's web business, while Alphabet Inc's Google unit is also exploring options on bidding for it. Additionally, Verizon may also make an offer for stake in Yahoo's Japan subsidiary.

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Marissa Mayer

Verizon considers buying Yahoo's internet business

Buying Yahoo seems to be a pretty good option for Verizon, as apparently wants to be an owner of all the old school internet portals. According to Reuters, Verizon Communications Inc is the No. 1 U.S. wireless carrier company. On December 7, its finance chief, Fran Shammo revealed that they have a deep interest in purchasing Yahoo Inc's core business.

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Comcast

Comcast's super-fast cable internet will surpass Google Fiber

Comcast announced this week that it has plans to roll out a next-generation cable technology that will opportune it to compete at the same speed that Google Fiber has, which is 1 gigabit per second.

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NBC Universal Inc.

BuzzFeed enters TV and film with the NBCUniversal deal

Online publication BuzzFeed announced on Tuesday that NBCUniversal agreed to invest $200M for the website to expand on movies and TV.

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AT&T

AT&T counting on DirecTV, expansion in Mexico for topline, bottomline growth

Despite escalating capital expenditure, the US-based wireless carrier AT&T is optimistic of achieving double-digit growth in revenues for the second half of 2015.

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Americans prefer picking TV channels to buying bundles: Reuters/Ipsos

A vast majority of Americans would prefer to assemble their own pay TV channels rather than subscribe to packages that include dozens or hundreds of networks, a new Reuters/Ipsos poll found in a challenge to traditional television distribution.

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Time Warner Inc. headquarters

Executives close to Charter reach out to Time Warner Cable on merger: WSJ

Top executives close to Charter Communications Inc (CHTR.O) have reached out to management at Time Warner Cable Inc (TWC.N) to discuss a possible merger of the cable operators, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

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Apple

Apple in talks to launch online TV service

Apple Inc is in talks with programmers to offer a slimmed-down bundle of TV networks this fall, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter.

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US Senator Rand Paul

Rand Paul woos donors and hackers at tech conference`

As his likely rivals spent the weekend shaking hands in New Hampshire, potential Republican candidate Rand Paul flew to Texas to court the software developers and entrepreneurs who are likely to play a central role in the 2016 election.

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Google

Google tests waters for potential ultra-fast wireless service

Google Inc is preparing to test new technology that may provide the foundation for a wireless version of its high-speed "Fiber" Internet service, according to telecommunication experts who scrutinized the company's regulatory filings.

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Jeff Bewkes

CEO Bewkes needs to show Time Warner better alone than with Murdoch

Ten years ago, Walt Disney Co, having fended off a hostile bid from Comcast, had to make a case why it was better off as an independent company.

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Time Warner Cable Inc

Time Warner Cable employees to share $416 million under retention plan

Employees of Time Warner Cable will be $416 million richer even if the cable operator's merger with Comcast does not close, a move designed to keep staff from bolting while federal regulators contemplate the deal.

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Tech companies urge U.S. FCC to scrap 'net neutrality' plan

More than 100 technology companies, including Google Inc, Facebook Inc, Twitter Inc and Amazon.com Inc, have written to U.S. telecom regulators to oppose a new "net neutrality" plan that would regulate how Internet providers manage Web traffic.

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