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TV 28 JUL 2022

Comcast Q2 Earnings: less Pay-TV subscribers and growth for NBCUniversal

28 JUL 2022
NBCUniversal profits grew in the second quarter despite larger losses at direct-to-consumer streaming service Peacock. The platform lost $467 million in the quarter, more than the $363 million it last a year ago.

Digital 29 JUL 2021

NBCUNIVERSAL’S PEACOCK REACHES 54 MILLION TOTAL SIGNUPS

29 JUL 2021
Since its debut in April 2020, NBCUniversal’s streaming service Peacock has reached 54 million total signups, and it has generated more than 20 million monthly active users during the last quarter.

Content 20 JUL 2021

COMCAST AND VIACOMCBS CONSIDER POTENTIAL GLOBAL STREAMING PARTNERSHIP

20 JUL 2021
The international deal-making move, consisting of mergers and acquisitions, including Roku, derived from AT&T’s Warner Media Divison’s recent merger with Discovery, as well as a spike in streaming success and demand across the globe.

Content 24 JUN 2021

COMCAST MIGHT BE EXPLORING A PURCHASE OF VIACOMCBS OR ROKU

24 JUN 2021
Brian Roberts, Chief Executive Officer of Comcast, is exploring new options for the company’s push into streaming, raising the idea of a possible tie-up with ViacomCBS or the acquisition of Roku, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.

Interviews 2 APR 2020

U.S. CABLE MARKET TO REMAIN STABLE THROUGHOUT COVID-19 OUTBREAK

2 APR 2020
Comcast reported a 4 to 64 hour per week increase in linear video consumption and a 38% increase in streaming and web video consumption during the pandemic. AT&T's live viewing is up by 15% and video-on-demand by almost 25%. Moody's noted an overall 60% increase in content consumption.