Posts Tagged Comcast

Groupon’s Current Strengths: Limited, But Good for Alibaba or Comcast?

Groupon has put itself on the market, and it isn’t clear how much anybody would bid for the company, which is currently valued at $ 2.4 Billion. Alibaba and Comcast seem like possible contenders among those that would try to complement their existing interests and grow the company. Alibaba would get a North American and […]

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Comcast Business’ Brett Tolbert at The B2SMB Summit: Taking Digital Services to Market

For tech vendors and marketing partners, SMBs obviously represent a challenge. There are a lot of SMBs that need to be touched. And once you get ahold of them, they tend to have custom needs and are not always attentive. Utilities, such as Telecom and cable companies, have a head start in working with SMBs. […]

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Comcast Rolling Out a New Local Ad Service

For local businesses looking for advertising, there’ll be a new kid in town to help this summer. Better still, ad buyers will get the help for free. The service, called Stratasphere, is a new offering from Comcast-owned Strata, which already has three decades in the business of connecting ad sellers with ad buyers. … Street […]

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Groupon Gets $250 M from Comcast Fund: Synergies with Instacart, Next Door, Closely?

A Comcast-supported fund has plowed $ 250 million into Groupon, possibly leading to a broader role for the Cable and TV network giant, which could seek to leverage its enormous national and local reach from NBC/Universal and Comcast cable franchises to really make Groupon’s transition to a local marketplaces service work. There are also possibilit… […]

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Comcast Poised to Acquire Time Warner Cable

  Yesterday’s announcement of Comcast/NBCU buying Time Warner Cable was a monumental announcement as it consolidates more of the cable portion of the Multiple Video Programming Delivery services (MVPDs) that includes mostly cable and satellite delivery services. Instead of Charter moving up the list of cable MSOs, Comcast will now be cl… BIA/Kelsey – Local […]

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