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- Is Comcast Going Non-Linear? // CableFAX Daily;11/28/2005, Vol. 16 Issue 229, p1
The article presents an update on the cable television industry in the U.S. as of November 2005. Television personality Brian Roberts emphasized that customization in television programs will be popular. Comcast has decided to raise its rate by $3 per month starting January 1, 2006.
- Roberts: Cable's Winning the Fight. Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;3/12/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 11, p37
The article reports on the advantages gained by U.S. cable industry despite the entry of telephone companies in the video market. According to Comcast Corp. chief executive officer Brian Roberts, more than half of its new high-speed Internet customers deserted from less-expensive,...
- Roberts: Voice Isn't 'Critical' Farrell, Mike // Multichannel News;5/29/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 22, p27
Focuses on the stance of Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO of Comcast Corp., on the insignificance of a pure wireless phone in the company's cable operation in the U.S. Factors that will drive the development of such product according to Roberts; Information on a consortia joined by Comcast to...
- H'w'd hunts for new payday. Dempsey, John // Variety;4/28/2008, Vol. 410 Issue 11, p12
The author reports on a pay television network which may be started by Philippe Dauman, the chief executive of Viacom Inc., and Leslie Moonves, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the CBS Corp. A debate regarding the creation of the network by its potential buyers is discussed. The reactions of...
- THE CABLERS. // Variety;10/02/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 7, p52
Presents news briefs concerning the cable television industry in the United States as of October 2000. Management reorganization at Viacom's MTVi; Increase in the number of viewers of the cable television network TNN through its program `WWF Raw Is War'; Cancellation of two television programs...
- TNN on scene with lots of green. Dempsey, John // Variety;11/13/2000, Vol. 380 Issue 13, p17
Reports on the plan of Viacom's TNN to buy reruns of television (TV) programs to fill its schedule with higher visibility TV series in 2000. Prospective choices of reruns marketed by several television networks; Expectation on the record license fee for the TV series `Star Trek: Next Generation.'
- Showtime Offers Freebies. Moss, Linda // Multichannel News;12/6/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p2
Reports on the plan of Showtime to supply Comcast Corp. with some of its television programs for the MSO's free video-on-demand service. Highlights of the service; Negotiation between Comcast and other pay television programmers; Remarks from Comcast chairman and CEO Brian Roberts.
- Comcast gets into PPV-event. Umstead, R. Thomas // Multichannel News;02/21/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 8, p24
Provides updates related to pay-per-view (PPV) programming. Plans of Comcast Corp. Original Programming division to produce PPV concerts and events; Goal of Comcast Corp. to generate revenue and promote In Demand brand; Agreement of TVKO with cable and direct-broadcast satellite distributors...
- Comcast sweetens sports deal. Higgins, John M. // Broadcasting & Cable;07/17/2000, Vol. 130 Issue 30, p15
Reports on Viacom Inc.'s agreement to sell Home Team Sports and Midwest Sports Channel to MSO Comcast Corp. Estimated value of the deal; Viacom's acquisition of Comcast carriage commitments for Music Television's The Suite digital package and analog carriage of the M2 and Noggin networks;...