Stories tagged: comcast
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
Disney is taking full control of Hulu from Comcast, as both companies prepare to launch their own streaming services in response to declining audiences for traditional TV.
Thu., March 21, 2019, 5:54 p.m.
Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month to appeal to cord-cutters.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 3:17 p.m.
Joining the growing stampede into the streaming world, NBCUniversal on Monday said it would launch a streaming service next year – but one that will differ from rival services.
Sun., Jan. 13, 2019, 5 a.m.
At Comcast’s Accessibility Center of Excellence in Liberty Lake – the company’s largest accessibility support center in the country – a team of specially trained agents are helping elderly as …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
Comcast has invested nearly $2 million to upgrade its network in Deer Park since it acquired the Northstar Broadband Cable TV system earlier this year, officials said Monday.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 25, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
Comcast has expanded its gigabit broadband service locally, and the company says it’s now offering the faster internet service throughout Spokane and Stevens counties.
Thu., July 19, 2018, 1:17 p.m.
Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men.
UPDATED: Wed., July 11, 2018, 12:29 p.m.
Media and tech titans turned up in good spirits at the billionaire’s summer camp at the Sun Valley Resort in Idaho, even though the U.S. just started a trade war …
UPDATED: Fri., June 29, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
Comcast has restored most internet and phone service after a nationwide outage Friday morning that affected customers from coast-to-coast.
Wed., June 20, 2018, 8:38 a.m.
Disney is upping the ante for Fox, making a $70.3 billion counterbid for Fox’s entertainment businesses following Comcast’s $65 billion offer for the company.
Wed., June 13, 2018, 3:21 p.m.
Comcast made a $65 billion bid Wednesday for Fox’s entertainment businesses, setting up a battle with Disney to become the next mega-media company.
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
Comcast’s Xfinity phone service suffered a massive outage on Wednesday, taking out landlines for companies across the U.S., including in Spokane.
Wed., May 23, 2018, 8:10 a.m.
Comcast may make an offer for Twenty-First Century Fox, potentially putting it in a head-to-head bidding war with Disney.
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018, 7:49 p.m.
Comcast, the world’s largest cable company, and other cable operators are trying to work out new relationships with once-fierce rivals in a changing media landscape.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, noon
Comcast, the owner of NBC and Universal Pictures, has launched a bid for European pay TV broadcaster Sky that threatens to thwart a rival offer by media mogul Rupert Murdoch’ …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018, 6 p.m.
Comcast is increasing the speeds of its Xfinity Internet service packages at no additional cost residential customers in Washington.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017, 5:22 p.m.
Citing a Comcast statement, the Wall Street Journal reported that the cable company is no longer in discussions to buy pieces of 21st Century Fox . That could open the …
Fri., Dec. 8, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
Net neutrality is a simple concept but a dense and often technical issue that has been argued over for years in tech and telecom circles. Now everyday folks are talking …
UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 16, 2017, 4:17 p.m.
Comcast is in discussions with 21st Century Fox about buying its movie studio, some cable channels and its international arms, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. …
Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 10:22 a.m.
Comcast’s video upswing could be sputtering out. The cable company added TV customers last year for the first time in a decade. But on Thursday it posted its biggest quarterly …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 9 a.m.
Comcast Corp. and Charter Communications Inc., the two largest U.S. cable companies, met with executives at Sprint Corp. in the past month to discuss reselling wireless services, people familiar with …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 9:03 a.m.
Cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications said Monday that they will work together as they prepare to offer cellphone plans to customers.
UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 5:04 p.m.
Verizon Communications is considering merger possibilities to reset the course of the company given the fast-changing structure of the industry, and would be open to talks with Comcast, Walt Disney …
UPDATED: Mon., April 10, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Comcast plans to introduce an online video service offering hit shows from its NBCUniversal TV networks in the next 12 to 18 months, an effort to compete with rivals Netflix …
Mon., April 10, 2017
Against the desires of most Americans across the political spectrum, Congress has repealed internet privacy rules that were meant to protect us.
Thu., April 6, 2017, 8:52 a.m.
Comcast Corp. unveiled a wireless service that offers unlimited data on Verizon Communications Inc.’s network for cheaper than plans from nearly every other competitor.
Tue., April 4, 2017, 4:30 p.m.
Comcast has received an award for its $7 million call center in Liberty Lake.
Fri., March 31, 2017
This law is the ultimate hack: allowing corporations to take all of our information and sell it for profit.
Fri., March 24, 2017, 2:50 p.m.
Comcast has acquired rights from cable network owners to offer their channels nationwide, according to people familiar with the negotiations, giving the biggest U.S. cable operator a backup plan if …
UPDATED: Mon., March 20, 2017, 11:18 a.m.
Comcast’s cable unit is switching up its leadership ranks, with longtime executive Dave Watson taking over for Neil Smit as CEO.