Tag Archives: Comcast

Peacock early preview begins on Xfinity X1 and Flex in the US

As confirmed earlier this year, Comcast is launching today a preview of the premium tear of Peacock, NBCUniversals AVOD OTT, which will be available at not additional cost for Xfinity X1 and Flex customers in the US. Latin American launching date has not been reported yet. The preview will be followed by the national launch [...]

Universal Pictures to release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time

Universal Pictures (Comcast) announced that due to the Coronavirus pandemic, it will release films in movie theatres and OTT at the same time. With the recommendations not to stay in public spaces to avoid the spread of the pandemic, movie theaters have either closed or else recorded an important drop in viewers. The specialized site [...]

Disney aims to launch Hulu internationally in 2021

Bob Iger, CEO at The Walt Disney Company, reported that the company is working on a plan to launch Hulu internationally, as announced two years ago. Iger expressed himself about Hulu at the last analyst conference recently held, where he gave about the Disney+ expansion  process and said the plan is to repeat it with [...]

NBC Universal’s OTT Peacock already has its release date, prices and catalog confirmed

NBC Universal announced last week during an event with shareholders in New York new details about Peacock, the company’s new OTT. The platform will be launched on April 15th in the US for Xfinity TV customers (Comcast), and will arrive at the rest of that country on July 15th. As detailed, the OTT will have [...]

Kanal D Drama arrives at US Hispanic through Comcast’s Xfinity TV

Thema America, a Canal+ Group company, today announced Kanal D Drama will be available to Comcast customers on the Xfinity Latino TV tier by November 1st. Kanal D Drama is a global TV network produced from a strategic partnership between Thema and Kanal D International, the leading exporter of Turkish dramas worldwide. Comcast will be [...]

Comcast CEO touts NBCUniversal’s Peacock as AVOD service

Comcast Chairman and CEO Brian Roberts touted  NBC Universals upcoming OTT platform Peacock as mainly an ad-supported, direct-to-consumer offering (AVOD). The OTT launch is scheduled for April 2020. During the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference in New York City, he said NBCUniversals Peacock would be offered to Comcasts existing customers for free, especially in the traditional [...]

AT&T sells its Hulu’s 10% part

Hulu announced it acquired the WarnerMedias (AT&T) 10% stake in the streaming platform. The transaction was valued in USD 1,430 million. With the acquisition, Hulu becomes the owner of Disney (which concentrates a 60% after formalizing the merger with Fox) and Comcast / NBCUniversal (30%). The sale of AT&T shares made Hulu to be valued [...]