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Viacom, Roku in Partnership to Offer Advertisers OTT Viewing Data

Viacom said it will try to help advertisers figure out how the dynamics of audiences watching TV favorites via broadband-delivered video by teaming up with streaming-video player Roku Inc.. 274 more words

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3 Reasons Why You Shouldn't Cut the Cord

Q. I’ve been thinking of dropping my cable service and going for it with just online services. I guess it’s called cutting the cord. But before I do it, is there anything I should know about cord-cutting? 1,004 more words

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From "Yay" To "Boo" To "Shrug," Here's What Everyone Had To Say About FCC's Set-Top Box Proposal

When the FCC voted in February to consider new rules for your cable box, that kicked off a multi-month cycle of public comments, where anyone and everyone can have their say. 2,148 more words

Comcast Will Let Some Cable Customers Ditch the Set-Top Box

Comcast will soon offer some of its customers access to cable without the need to lease a proprietary cable box—a move that comes as federal regulators move toward new rules that could phase out those set-top boxes. 316 more words

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Comcast Xfinity heads to Roku and Samsung TVs without a box

Comcast explains that this is not an over-the-top streaming service, but rather a way for its customers to access programming without the traditional set-top box. While Roku and Samsung are the first to jump on board, the cable company is open to adding new partners as well. 35 more words

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Comcast Customers Will Be Able To Cut Cord With New Apps

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS / AP) — Comcast says later this year you won’t need a cable box to watch cable as the company follows its rivals in offering TV-watching apps. 119 more words

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Comcast Announces Xfinity Apps for Samsung Smart TVs, Roku Streamers

Comcast is getting ready for a world without set-top boxes: The cable giant has struck deals with Roku and Samsung to bring its Xfinity TV service to the company’s devices.  383 more words

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