Comcast Corp. (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK)'s apparent lack of interest in selling over-the-top video packages to consumers who don't subscribe to the MSO's traditional cable service leads today’s cable news roundup.
Just days after Dish Network LLC (Nasdaq: DISH) said it wants to be prepared to launch a Web video-only option, The Wall Street Journal runs a Q&A with Comcast CEO Brian Roberts in which he says the No. 1 MSO isn't considering marketing an Internet-based video service to non-subscribers. "Where we can add value, at least in the world that I see today, is taking our existing customers and giving them full access to all content online because they're subscribers," Roberts told the paper. (See Dish Paves Way for Streaming-Only Option.)