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England

/ 170 days ago

Sky, TNT win domestic Premier League rights for $8.45 billion

Sky Sports and TNT Sports have renewed packages to broadcast the Premier League rights in the United Kingdom on a four-year deal. In total, the duo will have live broadcasts of 270 games each season from 2025/26 through 2028/29. Reports indicate the total Sky Sports and TNT are paying is just shy of $8.5 billion. […]

NBC Sports

/ 205 days ago

Peacock still bleeding cash despite gaining new subscribers

In the third quarter of 2023, Peacock experienced further growth with more subscribers. Comcast reported that it added 4 million subscribers in three months and its advertising revenue increased. However, despite the financial benefits of those two, Peacock still cost Comcast $565 million. Streaming services have been costing the parent companies millions, and it is […]
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Cord Cutting

/ 289 days ago

Comcast loses over 12% of cable subscribers in the last year

Cable TV providers like Comcast continue to lose their battle against streaming as more and more subscribers decide to cut the cord. With the popularity of streaming services rising, more people see streaming as a cheaper option to fill their niche needs. Technology insider website Techdirt reports that over the last 12 months, Comcast has […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 326 days ago

No longer receiving Peacock Premium? Get it for $20/year

Comcast Xfinity has informed customers via email that they no longer are receiving Peacock Premium as a customer benefit. Instead, Comcast is offering a special customer rate of $2.99 per month instead of the regular $4.99/month rate. The email Comcast Xfinity customers have received reads: “Peacock Premium is no longer included with your Xfinity service. […]

Live Streaming

/ 336 days ago

Cable subscribers paying fees that Comcast cannot explain

Cable subscribers to services like Comcast often pay exorbitant fees. It is one of the driving forces of the cord-cutting era. Not only are the cable contracts long and binding, but the fees pile up. Subscribers may not even know where some of those fees come from. Worse off, the providers might not even know […]

Commentators

/ 339 days ago

Peter Drury replaces Martin Tyler at Sky Sports in England

Renowned broadcaster Peter Drury is replacing Martin Tyler at Sky Sports. The 55-year-old who is the voice of the Premier League in the US for NBC Sports replaces Tyler as the main commentator after the latter didn’t have his contract renewed. It’s important to note that Drury will continue to commentate on games for NBC […]

Leagues: EPL

/ 364 days ago

Free Peacock ends for Comcast users: How to get it for $20/yr

Comcast users are about to lose their subscription to Peacock that was provided as a benefit of being an Xfinity customer. Sure, NBC's paid streaming service Peacock Premium was a nice perk. However, that is no longer the case starting on June 26, 2023. From then on, Comcast users have to pay for an annual […]

tv coverage

/ 365 days ago

Comcast announces Now TV for just $20 per month

Comcast is unveiling its own simplified version of cable offerings with Now TV, which will cost subscribers $20 per month. This is available to Xfinity internet subscribers and provides access to 40 channels, ad-supported streaming content and a Peacock subscription. Note that Comcast announced subscribers will lose free access to Peacock next month. Subscribers to […]

NBC Sports

/ 390 days ago

Comcast loses 6800+ customers per day while Peacock grows

Comcast, the media conglomerate that oversees NBCUniversal and Peacock, lost a large number of customers in the first quarter of 2023. For reference, estimates place the number of subscribers getting rid of Comcast Xfinity cable at nearly 7,000 each day. Over the first quarter of 2023, which is 90 days from the beginning of January […]

NBC Sports

/ 464 days ago

Comcast to end free Peacock access for Xfinity subscribers

Cable giant Comcast is set to end its free coverage of Peacock Premium later this year for its Xfinity customers. Ever since the streaming service was launched in 2020, Xfinity TV and broadband customers had access to Peacock at no extra charge, but that’s coming to an end June 26. A report from Variety claims […]
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FOX Sports

/ 5202 days ago

How To Demand Your TV Provider Adds Fox Soccer Plus

The first quarter of 2010 has been the most traumatic ever for Premier League fans in the United States with several key changes that significantly impact the quantity and quality of matches on television. Setanta US will close its doors after February 28, and will be replaced by Fox Soccer Plus which launches March 1 […]

General

/ 5272 days ago

When and Where Will Fox Soccer Channel Be Available In HD?

Fox Soccer Channel has confirmed that the 24/7 soccer network will begin broadcasting in high definition (HD) in January, 2010. Here's what we know so far: To find out if your local cable or satellite provider will have Fox Soccer Channel available in HD, visit the Fox Soccer Channelfinder and enter your zip code and […]