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Introduction

This report provides an overview of tech spending trends at US-based Comcast, the world's largest cable TV provider (by revenues).

Highlights

  • Comcast spends heavily on self-developed CPE products to support its service offerings; these products include X1, X2, XB6 (“Gigabit gateway), and Xi5 (wireless client for HDR TVs).
  • Comcast's parent company has a vast store of media holdings. Access to this enriches the Cable division’s service offerings and should also lower costs; but, >35% of opex is spent on content licensing.
  • Comcast's overall technology costs (across spending categories) has been about 25% of revenues over the last two years.

Features and Benefits

  • Evaluates Comcast's technology spending patterns by segment.
  • Discusses which costs are growing fastest and slowest.
  • Discusses near-term spending priorities in the network.
  • Assesses role of internal development in Comcast's overall strategy.
  • Identifies key suppliers and recent network projects.

Key questions answered

  • What tactics is Comcast using to keep its tech costs under control?
  • How much is Comcast spending on different parts of its network?
  • What are Comcast's key operational costs?
  • How do content (programming) costs compare with other major cost elements?
  • Who are Comcast's major vendors and partners?

Table of contents

Summary

  • Introduction
  • Download 1: Comcast Cable: Tech Spending Review & Outlook

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