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Time Warner Cable Customers Lose Internet Service Nationwide

Time Warner Cable Customers Lose Internet Service Nationwide

Time Warner Cable Inc., which is planning to combine with Comcast Corp., said Internet service is largely restored after frustrated subscribers across the U.S. reported outages this morning. An issue with its Internet backbone disrupted broadband and on demand services at 4:30 a.m. New York time during "routine network ...

Comcast-Time Warner Merger Butt Slaps Content Kings

Comcast-Time Warner Merger Butt Slaps Content Kings

CBS and Viacom’s majority shareholder, Sumner Redstone, coined the phrase “content is king.” And the 90-year-old mogul has put his money where his mouth is by outrageously overpaying his content-producing kings Les Moonves , CEO of CBS, and Philippe Dauman, CEO of Viacom. Moonves and Dauman’s compensation in ...

Netflix to Pay Comcast for Faster, More Reliable Streaming Service

Netflix to Pay Comcast for Faster, More Reliable Streaming Service

Comcast, the country’s largest cable and broadband provider, and Netflix, the giant television and movie streaming service, announced an agreement Sunday in which Netflix will pay Comcast for faster and more reliable access to Comcast’s subscribers. The deal is a milestone in the history of the Internet, where content ...

How Netflix Can Exceed Your Monthly Broadband Cap in a Weekend

How Netflix Can Exceed Your Monthly Broadband Cap in a Weekend

Between the surprising affordability of 4K TVs and Netflix and Amazon's commitment to delivering 4K content, the future is clearly ultra high-def. That's great. But it's also going to wreak havoc with your broadband data caps. Welcome to the age of the home internet overage fee. Based on our tiny survey asking how often ...

The Comcast & Time Warner Merger Means Trouble for Apple TV’s Future

The Comcast & Time Warner Merger Means Trouble for Apple TV’s Future

A funny thing happened this week. After years of rumors, speculation, and wishing, we got two solid reports that said Apple was really ready to launch a full-on TV product. Both the Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg said Apple was planning to release an Apple TV this year. Bloomberg predicted an April reveal, and the WSJ ...

Shelly Palmer Talks About Comcast & Time Warner’s Merger on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer Talks About Comcast & Time Warner’s Merger on Good Day Wake Up

Shelly Palmer chats with Kerry Drew and Ben Simmoneau on Fox 5's Good Day Wake Up about Comcast & Time Warner's merger. ...

Tea Leaves on Comcast’s Bid for Time Warner

Tea Leaves on Comcast’s Bid for Time Warner

In 2009, Blair Levin was hired by the FCC to help the agency craft a national broadband plan. Way back then, it was clear that FCC chairman Julius Genachowski intended to reclaim a significant amount of television spectrum and repurpose it for broadband. A telling Craig Moffet quote (usually cited as a Julius Genachowski ...

Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion, Says CNBC

Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion, Says CNBC

Comcast is expected to announce on Thursday an agreement to acquire Time Warner Cable for more than $45 billion in stock, a deal that would combine the biggest and second-biggest cable television operators in the country. For Comcast, which completed its acquisition of NBC Universal, the television and movie powerhouse, ...

Time Warner Not Sure Its Customers Want Faster Internet

Time Warner Not Sure Its Customers Want Faster Internet

Time Warner Cable, Louisville's primary provider of residential high-speed Internet service, was among nine companies that responded to Metro government's call for vendors interested in bringing gigabit Internet service to town. But it's unclear whether Time Warner Cable is actually considering installing the type of ...

New Apple TV Will Be Announced in April, Says Bloomberg

New Apple TV Will Be Announced in April, Says Bloomberg

Apple is planning to introduce a new Apple TV set-top box as early as April and is negotiating with Time Warner Cable Inc. and other potential partners to add video content, according to people with knowledge of the matter. Apple is aiming to have the device available for sale by the Christmas holidays, though the release ...