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Comcast Internet to hit 305Mbps, 5 megabits faster than Verizon FiOS

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Not long after Verizon doubled its highest FiOS Internet speeds to 300 megabits per second, Comcast today announced a brand-new speed tier that will hit 305Mbps. Coincidentally, the new Xfinity Platinum Internet will initially be available in the Northeast US, where Verizon FiOS is also prevalent. Presumably, if Verizon FiOS offered speed of 310Mbps, Comcast […]

Comcast

FCC, Comcast Reach $800K Broadband Deal

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The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week imposed an $800,000 fine against Comcast for not adequately marketing its standalone broadband Internet service, which was a condition of its merger with NBC Universal. “Today’s action demonstrates that compliance with Commission orders is not optional,” FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said in a statement. “The remedies announced today […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – June 18, 2012

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/120618_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Today on Shelly Palmer Digital Living:  For the first time since 1996, the Federal Communications Commissions has decided to revisit the issue of cell phone radiation.  In past studies, there has been little evidence to show that cell phones and other gadgets are dangerous, and of course […]

Cellphone Cancer

FCC to Review Cell Phone Radiation Standards

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The Federal Communications Commission wants to reopen an inquiry into whether its regulations do enough to protect consumers from harmful radiation from cell phones. Chairman Julius Genachowski asked fellow commissioners to give the go ahead to a new investigation, although a spokesperson says it is merely a routine review of its own policies.This is the […]

Social Media

Social Media Ad Campaigns that Achieve the Unthinkable: 100% Response Rates

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Originally posted at MediaBizBloggers Most social media advertising is poorly suited to the medium. According to Vindico, nearly all (98%) online video ads were re-purposed from a broadcast original.  The lack of originality is one reason ads and sponsored stories on Facebook realize comparatively low average click through-rates of under 5%, says Spruce Media. One […]