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The upcoming 'battle for the home' pits Comcast against Amazon and Google — and the cable giant has one big advantage

Cable companies like Comcast and Charter could take a leading role in managing in-home broadband IoT, according to a new Cowen analyst note. With the proliferation of smart devices like TVs, voice assistants, and thermostats, cable companies have an enormous opportunity to provide a single interface for device management. Cable companies already own the connectivity into the home and have a relationship with customers that they can capitalize on to offer an additional service. The next...
Tags: Apple, Google, Amazon, Verizon, Europe, US, Trends, Comcast, Cowen, Business Insider Intelligence, Alexa Google Home, Fraser Stirling


Comcast thinks its secret weapon is an app that lets it talk directly to consumers

Comcast is making Xfinity XFi its biggest priority this year. XFi is a mobile app that lets Comcast customers set up wifi networks, troubleshoot network issues, and see what devices are connected to their networks. The company believes having a product that promotes engagement with consumers will keep them subscribing. Cable companies want to differentiate themselves in a broadband market rife with competition. To set itself apart from competitors, Comcast is prioritizing Xfinity XFi...
Tags: Apple, Google, Europe, Disney, US, Trends, Comcast, Xiaomi, Stirling, AT T, Fraser Stirling, Comcast SVP


As cable companies try to differentiate themselves in a competitive market, Comcast thinks its secret weapon is an app that lets it talk directly to consumers

Comcast is making Xfinity XFi its biggest priority this year. XFi is a mobile app that lets Comcast customers set up wifi networks, troubleshoot network issues, and see what devices are connected to their networks. The company believes having a product that promotes engagement with consumers will keep them subscribing. Cable companies want to differentiate themselves in a broadband market rife with competition. To set itself apart from competitors, Comcast is prioritizing Xfinity XFi...
Tags: Google, Europe, Disney, US, Trends, Comcast, Donald Trump, Stirling, AT T, Michael D Antonio, Fraser Stirling, Comcast SVP


Comcast hinted that its mobile app xFi might be key to its plans for newly acquired Sky

Comcast CFO Michael Cavanaugh gave an initial indication of how Comcast's offerings might inform decisions at its newly acquired Sky. Sky execs expressed interest in Comcast's Xfinity xFi mobile app, which lets customers access and control their Comcast broadband service, Cavanaugh said. Comcast sees xFi as a differentiator that attracts and retains broadband customers.  After a blockbuster summer of media bidding, Comcast walked away with the crown jewel of British broadcasting, Sky. Sky,...
Tags: Verizon, UK, US, Trends, Spain, Comcast, Italy, Switzerland, Ubs, Sky, Openreach, Xfinity, Cavanaugh, Cowen, Hans Vestberg, Sky Comcast