Thursday, April 26, 2007

Cable Giant Comcast Tries to Channel Web TV - WSJ.com

The web TV dance floor is getting crowded... 

Comcast is hoping to play the same middleman role on the Internet that it does on traditional TV -- buying programming from entertainment companies and packaging it for consumers. Earlier this month, the Philadelphia-based giant announced plans to launch Fancast.com, an ad-supported free TV and entertainment site.

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"Being the place people go to for [video] content is what we have always done and it makes sense to provide content online as well," says Brian Roberts, Comcast's chief executive.

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Source: Cable Giant Comcast Tries to Channel Web TV - WSJ.com

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