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47 min ago | MediaPost

New York Mayor: Broadband Should Be Utility

Last week, more than four dozen mayors, including Michael Nutter of Comcast's home base, Philadelphia, said they supported Comcast's proposed $45 billion merger with Time Warner Cable.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Time Warner, Media, Computers, Publishing, Shooting People, DC Comics

4 hrs ago | Seattle Times

Rural TV chief takes 2-by-4 to cable mergers

Couples dance at the Aug. 22 taping of "The Mollie B Polka Party" - a staple on RFD-TV - in the Medina Ballroom in Medina, Minn.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Green House Data, Expand Networks, Warner Music Group, Media, Time Warner, Television, Cartoon Network, Music

8 hrs ago | KNOE-TV Monroe

Back to school laptop bag guide

HP issued a voluntary recall, explaining that a recently discovered overheating issue made the cords a "fire and burn hazard."

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

11 hrs ago | The Washington Post

A former FCC chair is now advising Obama on intelligence

Just months after he left the Obama administration, former Federal Communications Commission chair Julius Genachowski is heading back into it.

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

15 hrs ago | Common Dreams

Public to FCC: Stop the Merger

Giant companies like Comcast can cause all kinds of trouble. So when they try to get even bigger, you know there's more trouble coming.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Broadbandreports

Comcast Confirms MPEG-4 Shift -

A TiVo support note first spotted by Dave Zatz is the first to highlight Comcast's looming migration away from MPEG-2 to MPEG-4.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics, Augusta, GA, Columbia County, GA, Directv

GigaOM

Etsy sees hope for small retailers in fight over internet fast lanes

How does the FCC's controversial plan for internet fast lanes affect small retailers? Plenty, according to Etsy.

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Related Topix: Etsy, Internet Service Providers, Cable & Satellite

ProPublica

Louisiana Coroner Concludes Handcuffed Suspect Killed Himself and More in #MuckReads Weekly

" You can 't make me understand how my son took his left hand, when he was handcuffed behind the back, and shot himself.

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Related Topix: Louisiana, MO, Cable & Satellite

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

That's according to a petition Netflix filed to the Federal Communications Commission this week in opposition to Comcast's proposed mega-merger with Time Warner Cable.

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

CNN

Slow Comcast speeds were costing Netflix customers

Netflix told the FCC that calls made to its customer support center about slow-loading videos on Comcast's network more than quadrupled late last year.

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Related Topix: Netflix, Startups, Cable & Satellite

InfoWorld

Comcast, Marxism, and Net neutrality: Twisted words, shameless hypocrisy

In the final weeks for filing comments to the FCC on Net neutrality, the gloves have come off and the world's turned upside down.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

InfoWorld

Comcast, Marxism, and Net neutrality: Twisted words, shameless hypocrisy

Learn how connecting a Data Loss Prevention system to an access governance solution can enable organizations to make informed decisions within a proper access governance framework and appropriately evaluate and manage risk.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Internet Service Providers

News24

.com | A disaster with Comcast/Xfinity

On Tuesday afternoon our Xfinity HD channels crashed. When we tuned to the HD channels a message came on the screen telling us that they were free with a subscription.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Truthdig

Comcast Can Do Whatever It Wants

This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK : With the current vacuum of regulation, the biggest broadband Internet provider can legally censor content.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, US News, Liberal Political News

E-Commerce Times

TWC Bungle Could Jeopardize Comcast Merger

There's no good time for a company to have a nationwide service outage, but this week was particularly bad timing for Time Warner Cable.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Science, Computer Science, Internet, Science / Technology

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

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

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

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

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