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3 hrs ago | JD Supra

Proposed Comcast-Time Warner Cable-Charter Merger/Swaps/Sales Spark...

The proposed merger of the two largest cable operators in the country, Comcast and Time Warner Cable, and the related system swaps and sales involving Charter Communications, have generated an enormous amount of press coverage and paper this last week.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Media, Television, Universal Television Group, Charter Communications, Telecom, Washington Post, Publishing

7 hrs ago | E-Commerce Times

Comcast: Friendlier Attitudes Aren't Enough

Comcast has improved the way it interacts with customers. However, service problems are still the key issue.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Transportation, Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Television

11 hrs ago | GigaOM

Here's more data on (and some solutions for) the high cost of bandwidth in the US

Understanding how bandwidth is priced can be complicated. But if you value the internet, it's worth trying to understand how it works because large ISPs and certain business models can drive up bandwidth costs for all.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

15 hrs ago | Vanity Fair

Time Warner Cable Internet Outage Affects Millions

Time Warner internet outage map looks like a scene straight out of a zombie apocalypse movie.

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Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

Wed Aug 27, 2014

National Journal

Comcast's Generosity to Charities Wins Support for Merger

The United Way and the Boys & Girls Club are just some of the groups backing the deal with Time Warner Cable.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Life, Charity , Non-Profit, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, African-American

Miami's Community Newspapers

Comcast Offers Up to Six Months of Complimentary Internet Service and ...

Families who are approved for Internet Essentials between August ... The post COMCAST OFFERS UP TO SIX MONTHS OF COMPLIMENTARY INTERNET SERVICE AND AN AMNESTY PROGRAM FOR LOW-INCOME FAMILIES appeared first on .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

US News & World Report

The Comcast Time Warner Merger Is Bad for Everybody

Back in the age of the robber barons, as the 19th century turned into the 20th, the coin of the realm was steel and trains.

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Related Topix: Time Warner, Media, Computers, Cable & Satellite, Publishing, Television, Warner Bros Television, DC Comics, Cartoon Network, Opinion

Tom's Hardware

Netflix Officially Petitions Against Comcast, TWC Merger

If TWC and Comcast merge, it would create the largest broadband cable provider in the US, controlling about two thirds of the market.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

Business Journal

On TWC-Comcast merger, de Blasio urges FCC to force conditions for approval

Mayor Bill de Blasio wants to force Time Warner Cable and Comcast to abide by several conditions before they're allowed to merge.

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

Chicago Tribune

Comcast expanding EveryBlock beyond Chicago

Seven months after resurrecting EveryBlock in Chicago, Comcast has expanded the hyperlocal news website to Philadelphia, with plans to add Houston, Denver and three other markets by year's end.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, IGN Entertainment, Business News

ABC2 Maryland

Big outage just latest blunder for Time Warner

A massive service outage caused Time Warner Cable and Internet subscribers across the country to lose their connections for several hours this morning.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Cable & Satellite

The Boulder County Business Report

CenturyLink to FCC: Comcast fighting Prism TV service

U.S. 36 will close for a quarter of a mile on each side of the McCaslin Boulevard bridge for girder Shields sentenced to 8 years for oil, gas fraud After being convicted of two counts of securities fraud, Jeffory Shields, Cities across the country, frustrated at their inability to access super-fast broadband services, are building their own ... (more)

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Related Topix: Qwest, Savvis, Cable & Satellite, Telecom, CenturyTel, Longmont, CO

Phillymag.com

Why Philly Businesses Will Gladly Pay Millions for the Pope and DNC

Fact: If the Democratic National Committee decides to hold its 2016 convention in Philadelphia the cost could range anywhere from $50-$75 million dollars.

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Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI, Cable & Satellite, Education Etc.

Tue Aug 26, 2014

NBC Bay Area

Comcast Offers Free WiFi Following Napa Earthquake

Napa residents and emergency workers can now access Comcast's Xfinity WiFi hot spot network for free, after the Internet provider elected to open up access to all in the days following the quake, according to reports.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Earthquake, Cable & Satellite, Napa, CA, Natural Disasters

Phillymag.com

Interview: The David to Comcasta s Goliath

He's certainly making the attempt. Gottsch is the founder of RFD-TV , an Omaha-based television network that features shows like American Farmer, Classic Tractor Fever, and Corn College TV in the lineup.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Agriculture, Science, Willie Nelson, Country, Business News, Federal Communications Commission

Business Journal

Comcast is fighting CenturyLink's Prism TV service, the telecom tells FCC

CenturyLink Inc. joined a chorus of companies telling the Federal Communications Commission this week that a Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger isn't a good idea.

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Related Topix: Qwest, Cable & Satellite, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, Telecom, Time Warner Cable

CBS Atlanta

Ice Bucket Challenge video posted on Facebook leads police to wanted man

When 20-year-old Jesean Morris decided to post an "Ice Bucket Challenge" video on his Facebook page, it's unlikely that he thought it would lead to his arrest by police officers.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Deadline

Netflix Slams "Disrupting" Comcast Time Warner Cable Merger To FCC

They may have come up empty handed at last night's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards but Netflix were thinking about the future on Monday.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Ars Technica

Comcast tells government that its data caps aren't actually "data caps"

For the past couple of years, Comcast has been trying to convince journalists and the general public that it doesn't impose any "data caps" on its Internet service.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

BroadwayWorld.com

Consumer Watchdog Calls On FCC To Reject $45 Billion Comcast - Time Warner Deal

Consumer Watchdog has filed formal comments calling on the Federal Communications Commission to reject the proposed $45 billion merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable because the deal "is not at all in the public interest."

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

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