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1 hr ago | Reuters

U.S. House passes satellite TV law reauthorization bill

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to reauthorize a law allowing satellite providers such as Dish Network Corp and DirecTV to bring in TV signals from other markets when subscribers cannot pick up local stations.

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Related Topix: Directv, Electronics

5 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Broadband activists to FCC: Hold Comcast accountable before Time-Warner deal

As part of its takeover of NBC-Universal in 2010, Comcast promised Federal Communications regulators that it would help give low-income residents better access to broadband, offering a bridge across the digital divide.

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Related Topix: Comcast, California, California Government, Charter Communications, Telecom, Television

9 hrs ago | WYMG-FM Springfield

Springfield AT&T Layoffs Total 188

Details about the layoffs come from a notice the company filed with the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity.

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

13 hrs ago | KMIZ

Stocks get a Chipotle and Comcast boost

Some days you wake up ready to run, and that's what is happening on Wall Street Tuesday as healthy company earnings give investors extra energy.

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Related Topix: Financial Markets, Comcast, Life, Food, Dining

13 hrs ago | BroadcastNewsroom

Lionsgate and Comcast Partner to Create Immersive Multi-Platform Movie Experiences

New Divergent App Launches Today Featuring Premium Content and Interactive Experiences For Xfinity CustomersBonus Divergent Content Designed for Digital Platforms Debuts in the Xfinity On Demand Digit... /PRNewswire/ --Lionsgate and Comcast today announced the expansion of their partnership to create uniquely immersive multi-platform experiences ... (more)

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

14 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

US stock futures climb as earnings reports roll in

Shares in the restaurant chain Chipotle and the cable company Comcast surged after they reported results that were better than Wall Street expected.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Dining, Financial Markets

14 hrs ago | America's Network

CenturyLink's Gowen looks back on what saved the bacon and ahead ...

After a nine-year tenure with CenturyLink and its predecessor company Qwest, Diana Gowen, senior vice president and general manager, public sector of CenturyLink, is retiring from the company.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Telecom, CenturyTel

14 hrs ago | Deadline

NBCU Says Its Strong Upfront Ad Sales Cut Pricing Gap With Competition

NBC and cable networks led by USA "were trading at a 20% discount to our competition" in the cost-per-viewer of ad sales before the recent upfront market, NBCU chief Steve Burke told analysts this morning.

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Related Topix: Comcast

16 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald

Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

The nation's largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99 billion, or 76 cents per share.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Arris Group, Telecom

16 hrs ago | Park Record

Comcast 2Q earnings top views on Internet hookups

Comcast Corp.'s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated.

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Related Topix: Comcast, Arris Group, Telecom, Park City, UT

16 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

GarminA GTNa Adds Capability with Connexta Cockpit Connectivity, WireAwarea and More

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. , the global leader in satellite navigation, announced today additional enhancements and new features for the GTN touchscreen avionics.

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Related Topix: Garmin, Telecom, Webs

17 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

Comcast: Guidance On Time Warner Cable Deal May Drive Share Price

Management guidance pending Comcast's proposed acquisition of Time Warner Cable will most likely determine where the stock trades going forward.

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

17 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Comcast: Awful Retention Call a oeWhat We Trained Him to Doa

Following last week's embarrassing recording of a Comcast customer service rep chastising a customer for cutting the company's service, a senior official has admitted the employee was doing "what we trained him to do."

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Related Topix: Comcast

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Sys-Con Media

COGECO Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc. Announce Departure of Pierre Gagne, ...

His departure is effective today. "On behalf of the Board and our employees, I wish to thank Pierre for his contribution to the company, stated Louis Audet, President and Chief Executive Officer, COGECO Inc. and Cogeco Cable Inc. I want to take this opportunity to wish him the very best in the next phase of his professional career", concluded Mr.

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Related Topix: Telecom, Cogeco Cable, COGECO Inc, Canada,

Boy Genius

This is what AT&T, Verizon and Comcast told the FCC about net neutrality

After a last minute extension last week, the FCC has finally stopped taking comments regarding the controversial net neutrality proposal.

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Related Topix: Comcast

Switched

NAACP, Major Union Side With Cable Companies On Net Neutrality

The NAACP and the Communications Workers of America sided with major broadband providers in favor of an FCC plan that would effectively end net neutrality.

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Related Topix: African-American, Comcast, US Politics, US News, Rudy Giuliani

Colorado Daily

Water main erupts at Ponca Place and Pawnee Drive in Boulder

A break in a six-inch fire line Monday morning sent water spewing from the ground for nearly an hour near the corner of Pawnee Drive and Ponca Place in Boulder.

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

America's Network

AT&T wins $275M Department of State task order

AT&T Government Solutions added another win to its public sector column when the U.S. Department of State awarded it a Foreign Post Telephone Replacement Program task order that could be worth up to $275 million over the next five years.

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Related Topix: ATT, Startups, Telecom, Versant

TheDay.Com

Old Lyme man charged with possession of child porn

A 20-year-old Old Lyme man who admitted to investigators that he was "obsessed" with collecting sexual images of minor boys pleaded not guilty to first-degree possession of child pornography when he was presented Monday morning in New London Superior Court.

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Related Topix: Old Lyme, CT, Comcast

Philly.com

Comcast internship program gets area teens back home

One pitch - perhaps the pitch - for Comcast Corp.'s new intern program should be this: Hey, 19-year-olds, spend another summer with mom and dad! The cable-TV giant this summer launched a 10-week program for college freshmen who were raised in the Philadelphia region, but bolted to study computer science or engineering at top universities in other ... (more)

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Related Topix: Comcast, Case Western Reserve University

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