Comcast releases Android remote app for Xfinity; Boxee raises $16.5 million

Cable industry news from across the Web:

> As promised, Comcast has released an Xfinity TV app for Android to complement its iPad and iPhone apps. Story.

> Boxee continues to gather funds for its fight with cable, closing a new round of financing worth $16.5 million. Story.

> Cox Communications has named Mark Greatrex senior vice president and chief marketing officer. News release.

> No surprise, ivi TV appealed an order telling it to stop distributing streams of TV shows. Story.

> Surprise, DirecTV can't find a good reason to chase facilities-based broadband in competition with DOCSIS 3.0 or FiOS. Story.

And finally ... the feds aren't going to go all Comcast on AOL over its acquisition of Huffington Post. Story.

Suggested Articles

Comcast/NBCUniversal is planning an investor day on January 16 to discuss details about its upcoming streaming service, Peacock.

Comcast today said it is planning a January 2020 meeting to provide further details about its upcoming ad-supported streaming service, Peacock.

The FCC is planning to auction off C-band spectrum so it can be used for 5G.