Comcast

Platform Industry: NBCUniversal Comcast on the side of a building

NBCUniversal to launch livestream shopping, following Big Tech’s lead

NBCUniversal is making its livestream shopping debut with a show on Instagram and other platforms during the holiday season, allowing viewers to buy clothing, home decor and other ...

FTC: Federal Trade Commission

FTC Chair: Internet providers collect ‘staggering’ amounts of data

Internet service providers collect a “staggering” amount of detailed data on consumers, Federal Trade Commission Chair Lina Khan said in discussing an agency staff repo...

Platform Industry: Netflix streaming service

Global ‘Squid Game’ mania lifts Netflix quarter

Netflix’s global sensation “Squid Game” helped lure more new customers than expected, the world’s largest streaming service said on Tuesday as it predicted ...

Comcast

Comcast, Walmart team up to sell smart TVs with the media firm’s software

Comcast Corp has launched smart TVs that run on its operating system and will be sold in the US at Walmart Inc stores and in the coming weeks at the retailer’s website, the m...

Roku television aggregator

TV aggregator Roku to launch its players in Germany

Television aggregator Roku has said it would launch its streaming players in Germany later this year, seeking to capitalize on a pandemic-driven shift towards watching more VOD (vi...

Comcast

Comcast says ad rates for fall TV up double-digit percentage from last year

Comcast has said advertising rates and the volume of ad inventory it sold for the fall television season rose by double-digit percentages from the same period last year, as the par...

Platform News: Streaming services, including Netflix

Netflix extends deal for animation films with Universal Pictures

Netflix and Universal Pictures are extending a multi-year exclusive rights deal in the United States for animated film franchises such as “Minions” and “Puss in B...

Amazon Prime Video Platform

Amazon to offer Universal films after they play on Peacock

Amazon.com Inc’s Prime Video will offer new live-action movies from Comcast Corp’s Universal Pictures four months after their streaming debut on Comcast’s Peacock...

Platform News: Google movements

Google at odds with US over protective order for firms tied to lawsuit

Google along with the US Justice Department have failed to reach agreement on a protective arrangement for third parties such as Microsoft that supplied information to the authorit...

Platform News: Video streaming services and VOD

Comcast bets on ads with launch of Peacock streaming service

NBCUniversal will enter a crowded streaming market later today when it launches its new Peacock streaming service in the United States. The service is offering some 20,000 hours of...

Platform Economy: Verizon wireless in the US

US wireless firms extend concessions for coronavirus-hit until end of June

Major US wireless firms said on Monday they will extend a commitment through June 30 not to cancel service or charge late fees to customers who have been impacted by the coronaviru...

Platform Industry: NBCUniversal Comcast on the side of a building

NBCUniversal launches shoppable ads to help retailers hurt by coronavirus

Comcast Corp’s NBCUniversal said on Thursday it aims to help retailers that have been forced to shut down amid the pandemic through new e-commerce tools that will let people ...

FCC - Federal Communications Commission

Major US ISP’s agree not to cancel services over next 60 days

The US telecoms regulator has stated that major internet providers including Comcast Corp, AT&T and Verizon Communications have agreed not to terminate service for subscribers ...