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1 hr ago | Boston.com

Comcast Fee Prompts Woman to Allegedly Pull Gun on Employee

The cable and internet giant has repeatedly ranked as one of the most-hated companies in America, but sometimes their customers can be a bit unreasonable themselves.

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4 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

A Small Town in Tennessee Has The Big Cable Companies Terrified

While the nation's largest internet service providers have been making lots of noise recently, the country's fastest network has stayed quiet, just like the Tennessee town it services.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Cable & Satellite

8 hrs ago | Freshnews

J.P. Licks Hand-Churned Ice Cream Cafes Scoop Up Customers With Comcast Business WiFi

Comcast Business today announced that J.P. Licks, a local chain with 12 hand-churned ice cream parlor-cafes serving the greater Boston area, is using Comcast Business Internet , Business WiFi and Business Voice to provide public Internet access for customers while also maintaining separate, secure connectivity for its internal communications.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Wireless, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Emerging Technology, Life, Dessert, Food, Ice Cream, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA), Boston, MA

12 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Comcast-Time Warner Cable deal will get closer look

Note: This is an updated version of a story published in Wednesday's print edition of the Times Union.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Albany, NY

13 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a Sharknado 2a : The real fear is the fear of missing out

In the face of another "Sharknado" TV movie there isn't much for a critic to say except to echo what the characters themselves so frequently scream when confronted by a great white shark spinning toward them in a funnel cloud: Hank Stuever has been The Post's TV critic since 2009.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Today, Entertainment, Television

17 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Netflix strikes streaming-traffic deal with AT&T too

In an effort to decrease buffering and increase streaming speeds, the video service signs a deal with the Internet service provider to get a direct connection to broadband customers.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Why You Should Invest In Comcast

Comcast lost 144,000 video subscribers in the second quarter, compared to the loss of 162,000 customers a year earlier continuing the trend of improving video results.

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

WSJ Media and Advertising

Rubicon Project Shares Jump after Earnings Results

Automated media buying is a growing area of the advertising industry that aims to help marketers make more effective media decisions and reduce their costs.

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Related Topix: Media Buying, Advertising, Universal Studios, thePlatform, Cable & Satellite, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

Silicon Alley Insider

Netflix Is Now Paying AT&T So Your Videos Stream Faster

Netflix has agreed to pay AT&T in an interconnection agreement that will allow for more-reliable streaming speeds for wired broadband customers, Mashable first reported and later confirmed with AT&T .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Post and Courier

Comcast restores service in Charleston County

A downed line resulted in Comcast outages in parts of Charleston County on Monday A severed cable line resulted in a 6-hour Comcast outage in parts of Charleston County on Monday, an official said today.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Charleston County, SC, Folly Beach, SC

Advertising Age

Traumatized by Working at Comcast? Meet Your Therapist

Comcast just wants to move forward with its planned marriage to Time Warner Cable , but the internet has different ideas.

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The Washington Post

How the history of electricity explains municipal broadband

With the fight over net neutrality still simmering, the Federal Communications Commission has opened up another front in the battle over the Internet's future.

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Related Topix: Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Cable & Satellite, Health

Denver Post

Level 3 swings to profit on gains in network services revenue

Level 3 Communications Inc. said it swung to a profit in the second quarter, driven by gains in its core network services revenue in North and Latin America.

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Related Topix: Level 3, Level 3 Communications, Telecom, Time Warner Telecom, Cable & Satellite

BlueOregon

Sign the petition: Hands off the internet

Big corporations control the TV and radio airwaves and it's really hard for nonprofits and startups to get on the air.

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Related Topix: Blog News, Cable & Satellite

The Washington Post

Switchboard: What ita s like to be a Comcast customer service rep

Today marks the one-year birthday of The Switch! If you're in Washington, D.C., come join us for a celebratory happy hour.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Strategic Defense Initiative, Startups, TechCrunch, Entertainment, Television

Local Tech Wire

Latest news on NCSL lawsuit; cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg; and...

In the latest Bulldog roundup of life science and technology news: FCC lawsuit on municipal broadband; the next big front for cloud competition; Mark Zuckerberg's net worth soars; and why social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn are among the lowest-scoring companies in the nation when it comes to customer satisfaction.

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Related Topix: Mark Zuckerberg, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Startups, Facebook, Cable & Satellite

Free Republic

Time Warner Phone and Internet Package Opinions

Anyway, the service rep at Time Warner gave me a better price on a package deal that includes cable TV, internet and phone service.

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Related Topix: Cellphones, Cell Phones, Electronics, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Motley Fool

2 Factors Leading to the Demise of Cable TV

People have been predicting cable TV's demise for decades now. However, despite all of the gloomy projections, many companies in the cable TV industry still experience substantial revenue growth year after year.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Science / Technology, Inventions

Slashdot

The Misleading Fliers Comcast Used To Kill Off a Local Internet Competitor

Jason Koebler writes In the months and weeks leading up to a referendum vote that would have established a locally owned fiber network in three small Illinois cities, Comcast and SBC bombarded residents and city council members with disinformation , exaggerations, and outright lies to ensure the measure failed.

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NewsOne

Civil Rights Groups Blocking Efforts To Keep Internet Fair?

How much do you know about net neutrality ? It's a topic that we've covered extensively at NewsOne and on "NewsOne Now."

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