Cable / Telecom News

A billion VOD views by Comcast customers

PHILADELPHIA – Comcast, the largest cable company in North America, announced this week that more than one billion programs have been viewed over the company’s video on demand system so far this year. With this announcement, the company is well ahead of its expectations that a billion VOD programs would be viewed in 2005 alone. Comcast’s release says movies, music, sports and children's programming are the most popular categories. This is good news for Corus Entertainment, too, since that company exclusively offers over 200 hours of kids programming to the big MSO for on demand viewing, as reported by