Comcast, Google Make Play for AOL
- Google Going Over the Top? // Multichannel News;2/27/2012, Vol. 33 Issue 9, p26
The article focuses on the prediction of Craig Moffett, analyst at Sanford Bernstein, on the broadband service test of Google Inc.'s Google Fiber project in Kansas City, Kansas, wherein he perceives Kansas City as a video content bridgehead for the Internet-search giant.
- THIS JUST IN. // Multichannel News;10/17/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 43, p3
Presents news briefs on mass media in the U.S. as of October 2005. Interest of Yahoo Inc. to buy a stake in America Online; Launch of an on-demand channel devoted to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots by NFL Network and Comcast Corp.; Proposed date by Senate Commerce Committee leaders...
- Searching for traffic. Lunden, Ingrid // Total Telecom Magazine;Sep2005, p13
Presents insights on the plan of Internet portals to expand their services into the cellular telephone industry in the U.S. Reasons behind the venture of Yahoo! into the sector; Competitive advantages of Google over its rivals; Effects of the Internet portals on cellular telephone operators;...
- Google Is the Last One In for AOL. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;12/19/2005, Vol. 26 Issue 53, p8
The article reports on the negotiation of Time Warner Inc. with Google Inc. for the former's Internet service, America Online. Time Warner has had talks with Microsoft Corp. prior to deals with Google. The negotiation covers several services. Microsoft or Google were the two companies being...
- It's Official. // CableFAX Daily;12/21/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 246, p1
The article reports that America Online (AOL) has allowed Google to purchase a five percent stake in the company. As part of the deal, Google will remain the search engine of AOL for at least five years.
- Deal Puts Ball in Icahn's Court. Sherman, Jay // Television Week;1/2/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p3
The article deals with issues concerning the investment deal established between Google Inc. and America Online (AOL) Inc. According to the deal, Google will acquire a 5 percent stake from AOL in exchange for Google's investment of $1 billion in AOL. Some AOL shareholders, specifically financier...
- Cable Stocks Lose That Consolidation Feeling. FARRELL, MIKE // Multichannel News;9/29/2014, Vol. 35 Issue 36, p45
The article discusses the decline of consolidation trend in cable television industry and its impact on stock prices of cable television firms. The topics discussed include closing of merger deal between mass media firm Comcast and Time Warner Cable (TWC), the views of Craig Moffett, a senior...
- Only Change Is Permanent In Ever-Evolving Computer Industry. GOLDSBOROUGH, REID // Community College Week;7/27/2009, Vol. 21 Issue 23, p25
The article focuses on companies in the computer industry and the impact of the collapse of CompuServe on July 1, 2009. It says that CompuServe, which was established in 1969, ruled the online roost in its time and became the most well-known online service in the 1980s. However, its business...
- AOL moves toward ad-driven strategy. Jesdanun, Anick // Marketing News;11/15/2005, Vol. 39 Issue 19, p39
Deals with the success of the advertising-driven business strategy adopted by America Online Inc. (AOL) in 2005. Growth of the U.S. Internet advertising market during the first half of 2005; Competition facing the free and subscription sites of AOL; Potential benefits of a Google-Comcast-AOL deal.