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22 min ago |

WWE news: DirecTV and DISH drop WWE pay per views

After the WWE started the WWE Network , cable providers such as DISH and DirectTV expressed their displeasure with the fact that pay-per-views were included.


Related Topix: DISH Network, Television, Telecom

4 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

Comcast's Enemy May Be Comcast

And why not? Even senators get the basic argument. In their cable TV businesses, their merger wouldn't reduce competition because the duo already don't compete against each other, even as they compete with a growing array of third parties, including satellite everywhere, telephone companies in numerous markets, and In their broadband business, they ... (more)


Related Topix: Comcast, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics, Cartoon Network

8 hrs ago | USA Today

Pay TV subscriptions expected to rise through 2019

Pay-TV providers saw subscriptions drop for the first time in 2013, but can look forward to growth over the next six years.


Related Topix: Comcast

12 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Washington Post editorial backs Comcast-TWC merger with conditions

U.S. regulators should approve the proposed $45.2 billion merger of two biggest U.S. cable providers Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc, but set "clear conditions," Washington Post's editorial board said on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Ansonia, CT

17 hrs ago |

Comcast Short Interest Up 6.4% in March

Comcast was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in January. As of March 31st, there was short interest totalling 60,122,139 shares, a growth of 6.4% from the March 14th total of 56,495,523 shares, Analyst Ratings Network reports.


Related Topix: Universal Studios, thePlatform, Comcast, Media, Universal Pictures, Television, Universal Television Group

21 hrs ago |

Investors Purchase Large Volume of Directv Put Options

Shares of Directv were the target of some unusual options trading activity on Monday.


Related Topix: Directv

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Washington Times

CenturyLink: 4,500 calls failed during 911 outage

About 4,500 calls failed to get through during a six-hour Washington state 911 outage last week, CenturyLink said Monday.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, Everett, WA

Vancouver Sun

Shaw Communications to pare 400 employees

Shaw Communications plans to lay off some 400 employees, or almost three per cent of its workforce, in a move to consolidate operations.

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Related Topix: Shaw Communications, Telecom, Television

CBC News

Shaw Communications to lay off 400 employees

Shaw Communications says it plans to lay off about three per cent of its workforce, or 400 jobs, as it works to consolidate operations.

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Related Topix: Television, Shaw Communications, Telecom, Business News

The York Daily Record

Netflix's Comcast deal improves quality of video

Netflix's videos are streaming through Comcast's Internet service at their highest speeds in 17 months, thanks to tolls Netflix pays Comcast for a more direct connection to its network.


Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Comcast, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Internet Service Providers


DirecTV Turns to Fans for Cable Effects Ad

The satellite TV provider is asking fans for suggestions for its new Cable Effects storyline, starting April 14 through April 21. A panel of judges will review the submissions and - if it all makes sense - it will use the script in an upcoming Cable Effects campaign.


Related Topix: Directv

Short Interest in Sirius XM Holdings Grows By 8.0%

Sirius XM Holdings was the target of a significant growth in short interest in January.


Related Topix: Media, Radio, Siri


New York Auto Show: The 2015 Chevrolet Cruze Gets Refreshed For 2015, Loaded Up With More Tech

NEW YORK Chevrolet announced today the 2015 Cruze will debut at the New York International Auto Show with revised exterior styling, enhanced interior convenience and greater connectivity including new Text Message Alerts, Apple Siri integration and OnStar 4G LTE with available Wi-Fi hotspot.


Related Topix: Chevrolet Cruze, Sedan, Chevrolet, Chevrolet Malibu, Electric Vehicle, Chevrolet Volt, Hybrid, Hatchback, Chevrolet Impala, Siri, Media, Radio, Laptops/Notebooks

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sprint And T-Mobile Merger: More Of A Necessity Now

Sprint and T-Mobile merger has been in talks for quite some time. The Kansas carrier, in particular, is quite interested for this combination as it understands that fighting Verizon and AT&T isn't possible otherwise.


Related Topix: T-Mobile, AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT

USA Today

How politics killed no-texting bill in Mississippi

"Nooooo!" an obvious majority of the Mississippi House yelled in unison loud enough to rattle the stained glass.


Related Topix: Mississippi Government, Mississippi, AT&T, Startups, Telecom, Versant, ATT, US News

Seeking Alpha

Is CenturyLink A Good Dividend Pick Over AT&T And Verizon?

AT&T has been experiencing slow growth while Verizon has been able to generate strong growth and returns over AT&T and CenturyLink.


Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel, Marketing

We've seen this cable show before

Executives from the Philadelphia-based cable and Internet behemoth traveled to Capitol Hill to plead their case for a $45.2 billion merger with Time Warner Cable, part of its inexorable march toward complete domination of American viewers.


Related Topix: Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), Comcast, Al Franken, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US Politics, Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Republican, Lindsey Graham

CBS Local

Politics Are Part Of The Debate Over Comcast's Bid For Time Warner Cable

Along with concerns over competition and the impact on customers, politics are part of the debate over Comcast's bid for Time Warner Cable.


Related Topix: Comcast, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Chris Coons, Republican, Senator Mike Lee

Boing Boing

Tech companies could force NSA reform if they wanted to. Why haven't they?

President Obama at meeting with executives from leading tech companies at the White House in Washington December 17, 2013.


Related Topix: Zynga, Telecom, ATT, Startups, Facebook, Social Software

Sat Apr 12, 2014


4. Traffic accident knocks out power, ...

Residents of several northern Utah cities went without power, cable TV, Internet and phone services for most of the day Saturday after a pickup truck crashed into a utility pole.


Related Topix: Weber County, UT, West Haven, UT, Comcast, Ogden, UT


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