Netflix probably isn’t coming to set-top boxes any time soon—at least not Comcast’s boxes, said Comcast Cable pres/CEO Neil Smit. “Our customers can receive Netflix in a number of ways, so it’s not really a high priority for us,” Smit said during the company’s 3Q earnings call Wed. More on OTT and Comcast’s 3Q financials.
More top stories in today’s CableFAX Daily:
During Comcast-NBCU’s 3Q earnings call, NBCU CEO Steve Burke called Aereo’s service “a clear violation of the law.”
CableLabs completed development of the DOCSIS 3.1 specification, which supports up to 10 Gbps down and 1 Gbps upstream.
House Commerce’s telecom subcmte’s hearing on 5 Ghz spectrum, which was postponed because of the government shutdown, has been rescheduled.