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The only thing we love more than analysts and surveys is content providers bickering over each other's ridiculous PR claims and none are as fun as when Comcast is involved. Avid readers are all too familiar with Comcast's strategy to give up on the linear channel race and instead focus on VOD "opti...

October 23rd 2009 at 3:07pm 0 Comments
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And by "exchange words," we mean "get seriously agitated and spout off at one another." As Verizon comes down the home stretch on a deal that would give it a 15-year agreement to offer programming services in the City of Brotherly Love, rival Comcast is quaking in its boots. After proclaiming that...

December 9th 2008 at 6:12pm 0 Comments
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Comcast already raised up its hands and shouted "Hallelujah!" upon successfully implementing Project Infinity in some sections of the country, but those debatable 1,000 HD choices are just now filtering down the east coast to South Florida. As of now, folks that way have over 1,000 HD on-demand choi...

November 16th 2008 at 11:23pm 0 Comments
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Someone tell Comcast it can forget that whole bandwidth cap nonsense and just take the rest of the year off after meeting its CES Project Infinity goal of over 1,000 HD choices available this year. Whether that's more or less HD than you get on satellite is open to a pretty loose interpretation, but...

October 15th 2008 at 7:59pm 0 Comments
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Add two stations to Project Infinity, Comcast has -- after several years of battling -- signed up Mark Cuban's HDNet and HDNet Movies, plus a free video on-demand package. Specifics on when the channels should go live in your area weren't noted, only that the cable company plans to increase its carr...

September 4th 2008 at 8:20pm 0 Comments
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Comcast continues to push on Project Infinity, claiming the most HD content available anywhere, anytime. While it's channel count is dwarfed by DirecTV's, it's fighting back with video on-demand, with more than 500 HD "choices" available. Showtime and Starz have added 4x as much HD content this mont...

May 19th 2008 at 1:47pm 0 Comments
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Comcast made absolutely sure we knew it was serious about HD VOD during CES, and lo and behold, it's beginning to make good on its promises. Announced today, a slew of upcoming films will be available on the firm's "signature video on demand" in both SD and HD -- on the exact same day as the DVD re...

February 4th 2008 at 3:33pm 0 Comments