Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) is testing Docsis 3.0 upstream channel bonding. It could help Comcast boost upstream bursts, but early users are reporting more consistent speeds of their existing upstream speed tiers. (See Comcast Preps a Docsis 3.0 Boost.)
The average American watches 158 hours of TV and 4.5 hours of Web video monthly, The Nielsen Co. says. But TV viewing rose just 0.2 percent in the last year, compared to a 34.5 percent jump in Web video viewing and a 20 percent increase in mobile video viewing. (See Nielsen to Fix iPad Blind Spot.)
DirecTV Group Inc. (NYSE: DTV) subscribers that stare at video of a Whopper on channel 111 for five minutes can earn a free burger. It's a unique interactive ad campaign from Burger King. See the video below.
— Steve Donohue, Special to Light Reading Cable, and Jeff Baumgartner, Site Editor, Light Reading Cable