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Time Warner

Time Warner Cable Customers Lose Internet Service Nationwide

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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 maintenance,” the New York-based company. As […]

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Comcast-Time Warner Merger Butt Slaps Content Kings

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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 2012 (2013 figures haven’t been released as of the […]

Netflix and Comcast

Netflix to Pay Comcast for Faster, More Reliable Streaming Service

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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 providers like Netflix generally have not […]

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How Netflix Can Exceed Your Monthly Broadband Cap in a Weekend

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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 people […]