Recent Posts tagged with Comcast

Comcast, Sinclair Broadcast Group Reach Carriage Agreement; Includes Access to Marquee Sports Network

Comcast and Sinclair Broadcast Group have reached a multi-year renewal on their content carriage agreement that includes continued retransmission consent of 78 Sinclair television stations in 51 major market as well as continued distribution of the Tennis Channel, 18 Fox-branded regional sports networks, including the new Marquee Sports Network, and YES Network for Xfinity TV […]  More

Comcast NBCU To Launch ‘SportsTech’ Startup Accelerator Program

Comcast NBCUniversal is looking to leverage its extensive sports-media–technology portfolio to give the next generation of sports-tech startups a boost. The company has announced the launch of SportsTech, a global accelerator for sports-technology startups that will be supported by three of Comcast NBCU’s sports brands — NBC Sports, Sky Sports, and Golf Channel — as […]  More

Comcast, Cox Communications Extend Sponsorship of the Pac-12 Conference

The Pac-12 Conference announced that tech and telecommunications companies Comcast and Cox Communications have agreed to expand their relationships with the Pac-12 to include sponsorship. Comcast’s residential services brand, Xfinity, will become the official multichannel video programming distributor (MVPD) sponsor of each of the Pac-12 universities in its footprint: Stanford University, the University of California […]  More

Comcast Delivers ESPN Digital Channels on Xfinity X1

Comcast and ESPN announced the launch of ESPN3, ACC Network Extra, and SEC Network+ on Xfinity X1, giving sports fans the ability to stream over the Internet, directly on their television, expansive coverage of college football with over 150 live games, and more than 5,000 live events annually, including international soccer, Grand Slam tennis matches, […]  More

DOJ Approves Disney’s $71B Bid for Fox on the Condition That It Divest All 22 Fox RSNs

The Department of Justice approved the Walt Disney Company’s $71 billion bid for the entertainment assets of 21st Century Fox on Wednesday on the condition that Disney divest all of Fox’s 22 regional sports networks, which it has agreed to do. The government’s approval likely throws a wrench in Comcast’s competing bid for Fox’s assets […]  More

PyeongChang 2018: NBC Olympics, Comcast To Provide Video Description for Olympic Games Production

NBC Olympics and Comcast announced that they will work with Descriptive Video Works to provide video description services (VDS) for viewers with visual disabilities watching coverage of the XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. The announcement was made by NBC Olympics President Gary Zenkel and Comcast Vice President of Accessibility, Tom Wlodkowski.  More

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