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48 min ago | 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

48 min ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

8 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

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.

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