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Nov 18

Zee Holds Talks With Comcast, Time Warner Cable to Triple Presence in U.S.

Tweet Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. (Z), India’s biggest publicly traded media broadcaster, is in talks with Comcast Corp. (CMCSA) and Time Warner Cable Inc. to expand distribution in the U.S. and plans to more than triple the number of homes it reaches in the country next year. Zee Entertainment’s programming now reaches about 10 million …

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Sep 05

Hulu bidding heats up as DirecTV drops out

Tweet Satellite TV operator DirecTV has dropped out of the bidding process for Hulu after submitting too low of a bid, according the Financial Times. Hulu has been on sale since June, with bids fluxuating between $1.5 and $2 billion. Hulu’s owners — Disney, News Corp., Comcast and Providence Equity — indicated that they wanted …

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May 30

Comcast, NBCU Combine Venture Capital Units

Tweet Comcast has combined its venture capital arm Comcast Interactive Capital with the Peacock Equity Fund – formerly a venture capital affiliate of NBC Universal and General Electric – establishing a new fund called Comcast Ventures. The new entity manages a joint portfolio valued at about $750 million and is led by former Comcast Interactive …

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Mar 18

Cable Nets Riled Up by Time Warner App

Tweet Allows subs to stream video content to iPads, other tablet devices – Anthony Crupi During a demo of the iPad app, TWC vp of Web services, Jason Gaedtke, let slip that the operator may be looking to extend the range of the app beyond the front porch. “We’re enabling the direct experience between the …

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Feb 17

Cable companies strike back at cord-cutting idea

Tweet Cable TV and other companies that provide subscription services are striking back at the notion that people are dropping their TV packages en masse to watch video over the Internet. Industry gains in the fourth quarter returned to normal following a spate of cancellations spurred by the end of discounted pricing. Subscriber losses from …

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