Comcast Corp



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  1. 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....

  2. 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...

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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. 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...

  5. 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...

  6. September 9, 2014

    Netflix joins net neutrality protests

    A coalition of some of the web’s most popular sites – including Netflix, Kickstarter and Reddit – will on Wednesday stage an...

  7. 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...

  8. 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...

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    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...

  10. 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...

  11. July 29, 2014

    Windstream soars on Reit spin-off plan

    The US telecoms sector climbed on Tuesday after a small wireline network announced plans to spin off part of its business...

  12. July 23, 2014

    Murdoch’s bid for Time Warner threatens the golden age of television

    My first reaction to the $73bn bid from 21st Century Fox for Time Warner, which this week settled in for a prolonged fight...

  13. July 22, 2014

    High-speed broadband growth helps Comcast beat forecasts

    Comcast, the largest US cable operator by subscribers, beat expectations with a 15 per cent rise in earnings as it added...

  14. July 17, 2014

    US media: Who else might be in play?

    What Murdoch would be getting Rupert Murdoch has tried to buy Time Warner for $80bn, but 21st Century Fox is not the only...

  15. July 16, 2014

    Four reasons why Fox wants Time Warner

    Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has offered $80bn for Time Warner – setting up the possibility of the world’s biggest...

  16. FT Alphaville

    July 16, 2014

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Wednesday, - Who wouldn’t dislike the “Unaccountable Capital Markets Death Panel.” - Oil futures trading in...

  17. June 25, 2014

    US refiners hit by Pioneer’s export move

    US oil refiners fell by their greatest rate in more than two and a half years after a Texas company was given permission to...

  18. June 18, 2014

    Most ISPs improving performance, says FCC

    Most broadband internet service providers in the US are improving their performance, but those using local telephone...

  19. June 17, 2014

    Netflix switched on by upbeat analyst report

    Netflix shares received a boost from an upbeat report from analysts at Morgan Stanley, contributing to a 37 per cent rebound...

  20. May 19, 2014

    Google buys New York start-up Divide

    Investment bankers addicted to Candy Crush, take heart. Google has bought Divide, a New York-based start-up that lets users...

  21. May 15, 2014

    Fox in push to create $2bn TV production group

    Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox has reached a preliminary deal with Apollo Global Management to create one of the world’s...

  22. May 15, 2014

    US rules on internet fast lane move ahead

    The US Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved a contentious proposal on net neutrality rules that could...

  23. May 13, 2014

    AT&T/DirecTV: Coming out on top

    Take heart, AT&T shareholders. There are even more scary ways for the company to squander its capital than by spending $50bn...

  24. May 13, 2014

    AT&T and Sprint bet on regulatory change

    AT&T’s negotiations on a near-$50bn bid for DirecTV, like Sprint’s desire to buy T-Mobile US, look likely to test US...

  25. May 13, 2014

    AT&T closing in on near-$50bn DirecTV bid

    AT&T is in advanced discussions with DirecTV, the largest US satellite-television provider, over a deal worth almost $50bn...

  26. May 8, 2014

    Comcast abuses market power, hearing told

    Comcast, the US’s largest cable and broadband provider by revenues, abuses its market power and its behaviour will only...

  27. May 7, 2014

    NBC pays $7.75bn to extend Olympics deal

    NBCUniversal, the US media group owned by Comcast, has agreed to pay $7.75bn for a 12-year extension to its deal to...

  28. May 1, 2014

    T-Mobile jumps on strong subscriber gains

    T-Mobile shares surged at their greatest pace in at least five months after the company added more subscribers in the first...

  29. April 28, 2014

    US cable: strange bedfellows

    Charter Communications is getting another bite at the apple. This time it’s safe to chew. On Monday it said it would snare...

  30. April 28, 2014

    $20bn Comcast deal may not sway regulators

    Comcast’s $20bn deal with Charter Communications to divest 3.9m subscribers is not likely to change the odds that regulators...

  31. April 27, 2014

    Social media not yet a ‘game changer’ for boosting TV viewership

    Twitter and Facebook may need to roll out a new sales pitch. The two social networks have spent the past year trumpeting a...

  32. April 26, 2014

    Comcast and Charter poised to agree $20bn cable subscriber deal

    Comcast and Charter Communications are close to agreeing an intricate deal that would reshape the US pay-TV market and draw...

  33. April 24, 2014

    Why net neutrality no longer works

    When the internet was invented 25 years ago, one of the core principles set by its founders was a level playing field for...

  34. April 24, 2014

    FCC accused of violating net neutrality

    A US government agency staunchly defended new “net neutrality” rules to be proposed on Thursday, after critics blasted the...

  35. April 24, 2014

    Time Warner Cable chief defends merger plan with Comcast

    Time Warner Cable’s chief executive defended the cable operator’s proposed merger with industry leader Comcast as the “best...

  36. April 24, 2014

    Pace positions itself for video streaming

    The revival of Pace, the maker of television set-top boxes that has overcome a range of problems in recent years, picked up...

  37. April 23, 2014

    FCC shifts stance on net neutrality rules

    New US “net neutrality” rules will be proposed on Thursday that would allow internet service providers to charge companies...

  38. April 22, 2014

    Comcast defies fears to lift cable subscribers

    Comcast has defied fears about viewers cancelling their cable TV subscriptions by increasing its customer numbers for the...

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