Cox gigabit service available in 90% of customer homes
Cox's gigabit offering is now available in 90% of the households the company services, making Cox the largest provider of gigabit internet in the country. The company has increased broadband capacity by 100% approximately every two years, and hopes to make gigabit service available to 99% of customers by 2020.
Fox, NBC give nod to ad pods
Fox and NBC are both giving favorable reviews to ad pods, with Fox-reported Nielsen measurements showing brand likability 36% above the norm. Advertisers are also leaning toward the new concept, and have finally found a consensus on cost with networks, which were originally pricing the pods at a higher point to make up for lost revenue.
Comcast X1 rolls out YouTube 4K
Comcast has launched YouTube 4K on its Xfinity X1 set-top boxes, two years after introducing the app to its platform. The move highlights cable providers' greater embrace of demand for high-resolution over-the-top content.
China cuts holdings of US Treasurys for 5th straight month
Chinese holdings of US Treasurys fell to $1.14 trillion in October, the lowest level since May 2017, according to the US Treasury Department. Despite five consecutive months of reduction, China is still the largest foreign creditor of the US.
Sprint, T-Mobile Deal Gets Green Light From U.S. Regulators
The two wireless operators are moving closer to a merger following approval from a federal government security committee and other top officials.
Time For ‘Honest’ Conversation About Media, FCC’s Pai Says.
Ajit Pai is trying something different. For the first time since Congress began requiring the FCC to conduct a quadrennial review of its media ownership rules, Pai has opted not