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Comcast Accused of Infringing Rovi Patents

Rovi Corporation announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Comcast in the Eastern District of Texas, Marshall Division.

Comcast and Sony Pictures Ink Digital Agreement

Comcast Cable announced that it has signed an agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) to sell the studio’s titles through the Xfinity On Demand digital store.

Comcast and Warner Bros. Ink Digital Agreement

Comcast Cable announced that it has signed an agreement with Warner Bros. to start selling the studio’s titles through the Xfinity On Demand digital store.

Comcast Demos 4K Ultra HD Video Delivery

Comcast Corporation announced that it will demonstrate 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) video delivery and 3+Gbps broadband at The Cable Show 2013.

Cable Loosing Ground in Pay TV Market

Infonetics Research announced it forecasts that the global pay-TV market, including cable, satellite, and telco IPTV video services will grow from $261 billion in 2011 to $371 billion by 2016.

Netflix Cost and Flexibility Trump Quality

Parks Associates announced its latest research suggests that low cost and viewing flexibility give Netflix an advantage over pay-TV Video-On-Demand (VOD) and premium broadcast television.

Comcast Xfinity Streampix Takes On Netflix

Comcast announced its new Xfinity Streampix subscription video service.

Comcast Takes Cable TV into the Cloud

Comcast Corporation announced that it is working on the company’s next-generation Xfinity TV service.

Premium Video-on-Demand Services Overpriced

The Diffusion Group (TDG) announced that, according to its latest research, DirecTV, Comcast and others have overpriced their upcoming premium Video-On-Demand (pVoD) services.

Netflix Dominates U.S. Digital Movie Streaming

The NPD Group announced that, according to its latest research, Netflix’s share of digital movie units (downloaded or streamed) reached 61% between January 2011 and February 2011.

Comcast Launches Xfinity 3D Channel

Comcast announced the launch of its new 24-hour Xfinity 3D channel, which will make its official debut with the 2011 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic and a MTV World Stage concert by Kings of Leon on February 20, 2011.

Comcast Xfinity TV app for iPad Streams VOD

Comcast Corporation announced an updated version of its Xfinity TV app that allows customers to watch TV programs and movies On Demand directly on the iPad.

The Yule Log Goes 3D

Comcast Corporation announced that it now offers The Yule Log in 3D through its On Demand video service.

Executives Extol Virtues of 3D

Panasonic Corporation announced that executives speaking at Paul Kagan’s 3D Media Markets conference discussed the importance of 3D as a new form of entertainment and its application  to various industries.

Group Preps Digital Content Registry

A new industry group, led by MovieLabs, CableLabs, Comcast and Rovi Corporation, announced the creation of its Entertainment Identifier Registry (EIDR).