Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) announced yesterday that it had reached an agreement to acquire FreeWheel Media Inc., a video advertising platform. While the exact price of the acquisition remains undisclosed, it is speculated to be around $320 million.
Dan Rayburn submits: One of the things I've seen some bloggers, Wall Street analysts and readers commenting on regarding the Level 3 (LVLT) and Comcast (CMCSA) dispute, is the idea that Level 3 only won the Netflix (
Apple Inc. (AAPL) is in talks with the largest US-based cable provider, Comcast Corporation (CMCSA), as regards improved streaming services through Apple's set-top box. It is rumored that the iconic iPhone-maker is trying to gain preferential treatment for its users from Comcast Corporation, which will allow users to bypass web congestion over public internet access in order to ensure smoother streaming.
We are awash in content. It is actually a problem now. As audiences have become more vocal about what they need, brands and businesses have become more active in providing them that "great" content. "Alas" - and you will excuse the vernacular - "most of it aint great." On March 21-22, I will join several hundred social media leaders from the North America and Europe for a two-day summit on social media and content marketing.
By Dan Rayburn: Today, Netflix (NFLX) announced that they have been actively working to build out their own network of caches inside ISP networks and have officially launched the "Netflix Open Connect Content Delivery Network".
Dan Rayburn submits: Yesterday, Comcast (CMCSA) posted another entry on their blog entitled, "10 Facts About Peering, Comcast and Level 3." Amongst some of the points that Comcast wants us to believe is that this entire debate with Level 3 (LVLT) i