The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8+ will be available today in Comcast stores, with a trade-in allowance available for qualifying devices. The phones will operate on the company's hybrid Wi-Fi and MVNO network and are available to Xfinity Home subscribers.
Broadband provider groups are expressing their concerns with the Federal Communications Commission's proposed Connect America Fund Auction. In comments on the FCC proposal, ITTA and a rural coalition requested that cable and satellite operators be blocked from bidding in certain categories using technology that is not supported in real-world deployments, while the American Cable Association "expressed concern about package bidding," this article states.
Comcast's David Cohen says that Sinclair's merger with Tribune will likely gain regulatory approval and that, upon approval, it will be "good and bad" for Comcast. The deal will "inevitably" drive up retransmission fees, which will increase costs for customers, Cohen says, while also implying that those higher fees will benefit Comcast.
Making the Most of Parcel Boundary Data For a growing list of industries, the importance and widening use of parcel boundary and property data continues to grow. Thankfully, alternatives to traditional parcel acquisition efforts are now available through cost-effective and ready to use solutions. Read our guide to smart decision-making using parcel boundary data
BuzzFeed will launch its morning show, "AM to DM," on Monday, and its format will be similar to that of news shows on linear TV. The show will feature hosts Isaac Fitzgerald and Saeed Jones reporting on the latest news in long form, with advertising through 30-second spots and sponsored content.
Fox News has announced that it will launch "Fox News @ Night" on Oct. 30. Shannon Bream has been tapped to anchor the 11 p.m. live news show, which will debut alongside the network's prime-time show featuring Laura Ingraham.
Lifetime on Thursday kicked off "American Beauty Star," a reality series featuring salon professionals competing in beauty challenges. The show, which is hosted by model Adriana Lima and airs after "Project Runway," is expected to bring in younger audiences and has already garnered attention from international distributors.
Google and Facebook will be leading the pack when it comes to digital ad spend, exceeding analysts' expectations by drawing in 63.1% of digital investment this year, eMarketer forecasts. Google will bring in $35 billion, while Facebook is expected to draw in $17.37 billion in digital ad revenues.