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3 hrs ago | 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.


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

7 hrs ago | Business Journal

Mayor urges FCC to monitor proposed cable merger

Mayor Eric Garcetti sent a letter to the Federal Communications Commission about the merger between Time Warner Cable and Comcast.


Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission, Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Media, Television, Universal Television Group

9 hrs ago | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Don Pardo got his start in radio; a demand to the FCC

Longtime NBC announcer Don Pardo, who passed away Aug. 18 at the age of 96, was perhaps best known for his television work on such shows as “Saturday Night Live” and the original version of “Jeopardy!” with Art Fleming as host.


Related Topix: Comedy, Entertainment, Television, Saturday Night Live, Business News, Theater, Arts, Providence, RI, The National

9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Time Warner Cable says outages largely resolved

Time Warner Cable said Wednesday that service was largely restored after a problem during routine maintenance caused a nationwide outage of its Internet service for hours.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, NaviSite, Time Warner Cable, Comcast, Business News, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors

11 hrs ago | American Library Association

Add your voice to FCC public comment on network neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission has heard from more than 1 million commenters on proposed rulemaking to Protect and Promote the Open Internet , including from the American Library Association , Association for College & Research Libraries , the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies and the Association of Research Libraries .


Related Topix: Business News

15 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Comcast: Merger Wona t Be Complete Until 2015

Comcast now believes it will complete its merger with Time Warner Cable in 2015 - a delay from its original estimates of closing the deal by year's end.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News

18 hrs ago | Federal Computer Week

FCC taps Scott Jordan for CTO role

Scott Jordan, a professor of computer science at the University of California, Irvine, is joining the Federal Communications Commission as chief technology officer, replacing Henning Schulzrinne.


Related Topix: Business News, UC Irvine, Irvine, CA

Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Florida Times-Union

More than anchor changes planned for Action News Jacksonville

In this image - Exteriors of the Clear Channel building home of WTEV CH-47 Action News and WAWS Fox 30 news operation where several long-term on air anchors were told that their contracts were not being renewed.


Related Topix: Business News, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

Door Reminder

Net neutrality implications wide rangingNet neutrality implications...

Net neutrality implications wide ranging Response time for comments is open through Sept.


Related Topix: Business News, Internet Service Providers, Telecom, Federal Communications Commission

The Hill

Broadcasters, cable firms protest FCC emergency plan

Broadcast and cable television companies are pushing back against the Federal Communications Commission's new plans for emergency alert messages.


Related Topix: Business News, The National, Entertainment, Television


Time Warner Cable to pay $1.1 million to settle outage reporting violation

Time Warner Cable Inc will pay $1.1 million to resolve a Federal Communications Commission investigation that last year found the cable and Internet provider did not properly report multiple network outages, the regulators said this week.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News

National Journal

How Republicans Flip-Flopped on Government-Run Internet

Government-run Internet service is an abomination, a waste of taxpayer funds, and an assault on private industry.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Fred Upton, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain, Business News


Microsoft Chromecast rival in the works

Microsoft is producing its own plug-in media streaming device to take on Google's Chromecast , it has been revealed.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Business News, Wireless, Emerging Technology


UPDATE 1-AT&T's DirecTV bid nearing approval - NY Post

AT&T Inc has reached a tentative deal with antitrust regulators to pave the way for it to buy DirecTV, the New York Post reported, citing unspecified sources.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Telecom, ATT, Directv, Business News

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Business Wire

DISH Network Petitions FCC to Deny Comcast Time Warner Merger

Some key points from the petition on the following topics include: " Choke Points on the Comcast/TWC Broadband Network: The combined Comcast/TWC would be able to foreclose or degrade the online video offerings of competing MVPD and OTT video providers at any of three "choke points": the points of interconnection to the combined company's broadband ... (more)


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Business News, Telecom, DISH Network, Television, E-Band Communications


Everyone offering an opinion on Comcast merger

A flurry of last-minute commenters on Comcast Corp.'s proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable Inc. made Monday's deadline, bringing the docket at the Federal Communications Commission to about 65,000 entries.


Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Telecom, Time Warner Cable, Business News, Federal Communications Commission, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat

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.


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


Moto Skip 2 accessory will help users track down errant phones

Motorola's Skip accessory , which allows users to by-pass security settings when close to an enabled smartphone, is all set for a revamp, according to reports on Monday.


Related Topix: Business News

The Washington Post

A top net neutrality defender is trying to poke holes in Mozillaa s plan for the open Internet

It's not often you see a top net neutrality advocate picking apart arguments from her own side.


Related Topix: Internet Service Providers, Stanford University, Business News

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