The bulking up of a second giant would shake up the cable industry, which is struggling to keep pay-TV subscribers as all-digital rivals emerge.
The cable giant is eyeing acquisitions and investments in the land of new media as a way to win over younger people who don't watch as much traditional TV, says the Wall Street Journal.
Their test project offers cable customers a way to play video games through set-top boxes using their smartphones or tablets as controllers.
Dubbed Stream, the service will let Comcast's Xfinity Internet customers watch HBO and a handful of standard broadcast networks via their PCs and mobile devices.
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With Comcast uninterested, satellite TV provider Dish remains the most likely suitor for the wireless carrier.
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Charter Communications' deal to merge with Time Warner Cable comes after Comcast's bid crumbled under regulatory scrutiny. But Charter and TWC say that won't happen twice.
The nation's largest cable provider has confirmed plans to deliver Ultra HD content to its subscribers via a new set-top box called the Xi4 later this year.