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Now TV to form foundations of NBCU OTT, Xfinity still in freefall

Comcast can revel in knowing that its second quarter video subscriber losses were nominal compared to AT&T’s, but while revenue grew and the high-speed internet customer base saw solid uptake, still the exit of 224,000 Xfinity TV connections is nothing to celebrate. Like AT&T, distraction tactics were employed in the guise of emphasizing forthcoming streaming projects, with Comcast revealing that NBCUniversal will enter the fray in April 2020 – around the same time as HBO Max. But while NBCUniversal waits its turn, Sky’s Now TV platform, which was way ahead of the curve launching almost 7 years ago, was praised by Comcast executives during the company’s earnings call, who even went as far as saying Now TV is being used…

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