Stories tagged: comcast
Thu., Feb. 20, 2020
NEW YORK – ViacomCBS is planning a new streaming service that will combine the existing CBS All Access service with Paramount movies and shows from Viacom channels such as MTV …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019
Tens of millions of Xfinity customers will see their bills rise 3.6% nationwide, on average, the company said Thursday, as it boosts prices for broadband plans and hikes TV fees.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019
City Council OKs negotiations with TDS, a cable provider that plans to compete with Comcast in Spokane
The city will negotiate an agreement with a new cable provider in Spokane, potentially offering residents an alternative to Comcast for their binge-watching and high-speed downloading needs.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 25, 2019
Cable customers in Spokane could soon have an alternative to Comcast.
Sat., Oct. 5, 2019
Internet expansion program allows residents receiving any type of government assistance benefit to potentially qualify for $9.95 monthly internet service without a contract, modem fees, installation charges or a credit …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 23, 2019
Comcast is increasing download speeds for its Xfinity Performance Plus, Performance Pro, Blast! Pro and Extreme Pro internet packages. The upgrade impacts 85% of customers statewide, according to a company …
Mon., June 10, 2019
Comcast Corp. has pulled out of the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council that critics say is a “corporate bill mill” for state lawmakers by drafting model legislation, such as those …
UPDATED: Thu., June 6, 2019
King County judge rules Comcast violated state consumer protection law, orders restitution for Washington customers
A King County Superior Court judge ruled Thursday that Comcast violated Washington state’s Consumer Protection Act by misrepresenting its service protection plan to customers, according to state Attorney General Bob …
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019
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
Comcast is launching an aggregated bundle of existing streaming-TV apps for $5 a month to appeal to cord-cutters.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Comcast is increasing the speeds of its Xfinity Internet service packages at no additional cost residential customers in Washington.
Mon., Dec. 11, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
Cable operators Comcast and Charter Communications said Monday that they will work together as they prepare to offer cellphone plans to customers.