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2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

[H]ard OCP

Confused Comcast Rep Thinks Steam Download Is A Virus

As crazy as this may sound, some people still don't know what Steam is . The guy is lucky the Comcast rep didn't tell him it's impossible to get Steam in your computer through the internet.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Business Journal

Comcast re-launches EveryBlock in Philadelphia to spread neighborhood news

After about six years of operation in what grew to 19 cities across the country, EveryBlock was shut down in 2013 by its owner NBC News .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Philadelphia, PA, Blog News

Sys-Con Media

DISH Names Warren Schlichting to Lead Programming, Media Sales

DISH Network today announced that DISH Media Sales Senior Vice President, Warren Schlichting , will assume leadership of the company's Programming group effective Oct. 1. Schlichting will succeed DISH Senior Vice President, Steve Swain , who has been appointed Chief Financial Officer for DISH , also effective Oct. 1. DISH Media Sales veteran Adam ... (more)

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, DISH Network, Television, Directv, Media, Universal Television Group

Philly.com

A plan to save Philadelphia Theatre Co.

Civic leaders have stepped in with a provisional plan to bring Philadelphia Theatre Company back from the brink of financial collapse, and, possibly, secure its long-term viability.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Entertainment

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Patch.com

Report: Cablevision Charges Tri-State Customers Highest Rates in U.S.

Cable television and internet company Cablevision charges its Tri-State customers the highest monthly service fees in the United States, according to International Business Times .

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

Digital Game Developer

Industry Analyst Jeff Kagan | AT&T, Verizon Move Further into TV

As the cable television industry struggles to hang on to slipping market share, new technologies and new competitors continue to move in and win business, says International Business Times , Aug 12. First we saw telephone companies getting into the television business a few years ago with IPTV.

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Related Topix: Television, Cable & Satellite

Common Dreams

Groups to FCC: Don't Let Comcast Become Nation's Media 'Gatekeeper'

This moving billboard accompanied a protest at a Comcast shareholders meeting in Philadelphia on May 21, 2014.

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

AmericanBankingNews.com

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins Sells 8,996 Shares

Comcast Director Joseph J. Collins sold 8,996 shares of Comcast stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 21st.

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

Phillymag.com

New York Mayor Wants Conditions on Comcast Merger

When Philly Mayor Michael Nutter released a letter last week declaring the support of 50 of the country's big-city mayors in support of the Comcast-Time Warner merger, one name was noticeably absent: New York Mayor Bill de Blasio.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite

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