Comcast Corp



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  1. February 26, 2015

    Watchdog heeds Obama on net neutrality

    The US has entered a new era of online regulation after rulemakers approved the biggest government intervention in the way...

  2. February 24, 2015

    Comcast chief warns on new internet rules

    The US communication watchdog’s proposed new regulatory regime for the internet has “unnecessary risks” for internet...

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  1. February 22, 2015

    Broadcasters fear falling revenues as viewers switch to on-demand TV

    With YouTube to watch, Instagram pictures to take and Facebook, Snapchat and other social media platforms to explore, a...

  2. February 18, 2015

    US broadband: slow-speed internet

    Judging by the scorn heaped on US companies that deliver high-speed internet and cable television, it must be a wonderful...

  3. February 11, 2015

    Stewart and Williams show talent task facing media groups

    If investors in media companies needed any reminder of the challenges involved in managing leading talent, they got two this...

  4. February 11, 2015

    Under-fire NBC presenter Brian Williams suspended for six months

    Brian Williams, the NBC News presenter and managing editor who sparked a furore when it emerged that he had told a bogus...

  5. February 6, 2015

    NBC News under siege over bogus war tale

    A furore over a bogus war tale fabricated by its best-known journalist has delivered a severe blow to the credibility of...

  6. February 4, 2015

    US regulator’s plan to treat internet traffic as utility upsets providers

    The US is planning sweeping changes to the regulation of broadband by reclassifying it as a public utility and using new...

  7. January 30, 2015

    Dreams of a cyber fast lane lie stuck on the hard shoulder

    “Mom, the internet is broken again!” the kids call from the family room. My emails seem to be coming through just fine but,...

  8. FT Alphaville

    January 30, 2015

    FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

    You can sign up to receive the email here. Asian markets were buoyed by a late rally on Wall Street, which came after upbeat...

  9. January 29, 2015

    Comcast-TWC $45bn deal faces new hurdle

    US regulators have thrown a new roadblock in the path of Comcast’s $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, rewriting their...

  10. January 21, 2015

    Amazon backs White House on net neutrality

    Republicans are stepping up their opposition to President Barack Obama’s plans to stop broadband companies from...

  11. January 14, 2015

    Obama calls for broadband competition

    President Barack Obama will on Wednesday launch a drive to break the stranglehold of a few companies on internet access in...

  12. January 8, 2015

    FCC chair seems to be siding with the president on net neutrality

    Is he thinking what Barack Obama is thinking? That was the question on everyone’s lips when Tom Wheeler, chairman of the US...

  13. January 5, 2015

    China’s M&A mission to reach for the stars

    In 2010, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, the storied Hollywood studio behind classics from The Wizard of Oz and James Bond to The...

  14. December 12, 2014

    SeaWorld: rough waters

    It is not, as a rule, good news when a searing popular documentary attacks the ethics of your business. But at SeaWorld the...

  15. November 23, 2014

    Telecoms groups find it difficult to connect with content strategies

    Remember ringtones? They were what passed for a content play in the 1990s telecoms industry and remarkably successful they...

  16. November 18, 2014

    Cablevision: fortunate son

    High barriers to entry, strong pricing power, and subscription revenue: who wouldn’t want to inherit a cable television...

  17. November 16, 2014

    Net neutrality: Strife in the fast lane

    The Bradley family’s beaten-up green minivan was a common sight in the parking lot of their local McDonald’s. But they were...

  18. November 13, 2014

    Net neutrality debate raises big questions for Comcast’s big deal

    David Cohen, architect of Comcast’s political and regulatory strategy, has been a big supporter of Barack Obama over the...

  19. November 11, 2014

    Fears raised over Comcast’s TWC bid

    Barack Obama’s push for tough new broadband regulations risks jeopardising Comcast’s $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, a...

  20. November 10, 2014

    Net Neutrality: Taking sides

    One of the big mysteries in corporate America is whether telecom regulators will allow the Comcast/Time Warner Cable merger,...

  21. November 10, 2014

    Toll jumps as US housebuilders outperform

    Homebuilders were some of the best-performing stocks on the S&P 500 and were given a boost after Toll Brothers reported...

  22. November 10, 2014

    Washington urges ban on internet ‘fast lanes’

    President Barack Obama has urged the US communications regulator to ban so-called internet “fast lanes” and reclassify...

  23. November 9, 2014

    Netflix wants to put Comcast genie back in ‘fast lane’ bottle

    In the second season of House of Cards, Netflix’s blockbuster political drama, viewers became acquainted with Raymond Tusk,...

  24. November 3, 2014

    RTL invests $127m in YouTube network StyleHaul

    European broadcasting group RTL is to invest a further $127m in YouTube network StyleHaul, in the latest sign that...

  25. October 29, 2014

    BSkyB buys stake in YouTube network Whistle Sports

    BSkyB has become the latest traditional media group to invest in a YouTube video network with the acquisition of a $7m stake...

  26. October 26, 2014

    Comcast: Broadband battleground

    Ralph Roberts, the 94-year-old co-founder of Comcast, was seriously ill last year, spending 85 days in bed after being...

  27. October 23, 2014

    Comcast profits rise as broadband subscribers surge

    Comcast added 315,000 subscribers to its high-speed internet service, its best third-quarter performance for five years, as...

  28. October 13, 2014

    CSX/Canadian Pacific: railway to heaven

    Cable companies and railroads are not dissimilar. Both have capital-intensive networks snaking through their home regions....

  29. October 12, 2014

    Starz to launch in international markets

    Starz, the US pay-television network behind shows such as Spartacus and Black Sails, has struck a deal to build an...

  30. September 25, 2014

    US media mergers have dried up but Univision may be on the cards

    With three multibillion-dollar deals landing in relatively quick succession, 2014 was all set to be the year of the media...

  31. September 25, 2014

    Comcast: Wedding trashers

    Forever hold your peace? Not a chance when it comes to marriages in media. US cable companies Comcast and Time Warner Cable...

  32. September 24, 2014

    Comcast accuses Discovery of ‘extortionate demands’

    Comcast has launched a broadside against critics of its proposed $45bn takeover of Time Warner Cable, accusing Discovery...

  33. September 19, 2014

    Wall-to-wall coverage lined up for golf’s ‘world cup’

    Television coverage of the Ryder Cup used to be a sedate affair lacking breadth, urgency and razzmatazz. When the BBC was...

  34. September 11, 2014

    Online companies join battle over ‘internet slow lanes’

    A fierce battle is raging for the hearts and minds of web users – a battle that, if the heated rhetoric from each side is a...

  35. August 29, 2014

    Media M&A: digital divide

    Criticise Amazon all you want for spending $970m on Twitch, which streams videos of people playing computer games. But...

  36. August 24, 2014

    European media bet on tech start-ups

    European media companies are committing hundreds of millions of dollars to investing in digital start-ups, as they look for...

  37. FT Alphaville

    August 6, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - What the markets are telling us about Japan. - Why more people in The Middle Kingdom need to read...

  38. FT Alphaville

    August 4, 2014

    Popped collars

    One hot feature in big M&A deals this year has been “collars”, a way for selling companies to lock in value when they are...

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