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John McCain Talks ‘A la Carte’ Cable Bill, Says It’s About Lower Income Families [VIDEO] John McCain Talks ‘A la Carte’ Cable Bill, Says It’s About Lower Income Families [VIDEO]
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As you may know, Arizona Senator John McCain has sponsored a bill that would take on cable and satellite TV providers by forcing a new “a la carte” system for consumers to pick and choose which channels they want to …

Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon Time Warner CEO Says Standalone HBO GO Not Coming Anytime Soon

Fans of HBO programming have called on the network to make a standalone streaming service for quite a while now. The initial response from the network said it was impossible, but a little hope came in March when the network’s …

Google Fiber Gets HBO and Cinemax Google Fiber Gets HBO and Cinemax

In what is pretty big news for Google Fiber customers, future Google Fiber customers, and, most importantly, competing cable companies, Google has just patched a glaring hole in their cable offerings by adding HBO to the mix. “Jon Snow. Hannah …

This Is the Most Honest Cable Ad That You’ll Never See [VIDEO]
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You’ve seen this ad before. A harmless-looking guy asks you if you want fast, reliable internet and a choice of all the best HD cable channels – all at a reasonable price. Well, sure, golly, gosh – of course I …

HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe. HBO GO without the Cable Subscription? HBO CEO Says Maybe, Possibly, Down the Road. Maybe.

There is a lot of awesome content coming from HBO. The venerable premium cable network has produced some of the best shows to ever grace the small screen (The Wire, The Sopranos), and currently produces some of the most interesting …

Time Warner Cable Is Raising Prices In Some Areas, But It’s Not Because Of Google Fiber Time Warner Cable Is Raising Prices In Some Areas, But It’s Not Because Of Google Fiber

Just yesterday, we got word that Time Warner Cable was reducing its prices for customers living in or near Kansas City. The move appeared to be the result of the company trying to better compete with Google Fiber and other …

Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement Disney and AT&T Announce U-verse Agreement

The Walt Disney Company and AT&T today announced that they have ironed out a long-term distribution agreement. Disney’s sports, news, and entertainment content will continue to be distributed on AT&T’s U-verse service. The deal includes programming from ESPN, ABC, and …

Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years Cordcutting on the Rise? Cable Subscriptions Projected to Shrink Over the Next Few Years
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As television and film streaming options continue to expand, people are finding it easier to get the content they want without paying for cable or premium services like HBO. The movement to ditch cable and move to online-only media sources …

The Walking Dead Does Something No Other Cable Show Has Done In History

AMC announced today that The Walking Dead is the first cable television series in history that has achieved being the biggest show of the Fall season among the Adult 18-49 rating. The show beat out such broadcast hits as The …

Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package Google Fiber Gets $40 NFL Redzone Package

Google announced today that in addition to carrying NFL Network, Google Fiber will also carry NFL Redzone. In a post on the Google Fiber blog, senior product manager Larry Yang writes: You’re probably already excited that the Google Fiber TV …

Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies Justice Department To Allow Verizon’s Spectrum Deal With Cable Companies
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The Justice Department announced today it will allow Verizon’s proposed acquisitions of spectrum from cable companies Comcast, Time Warner, Bright House Networks and Cox Communications (as well as T-Mobile’s contingent purchase of a significant portion of that spectrum) to go …

Facebook Backs Asian Underwater High-Speed Cable Initiative Facebook Backs Asian Underwater High-Speed Cable Initiative
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Facebook has invested in a project to help boost internet speed and availability to nearly a dozen Asia-Pacific countries, according to the BBC. The Asia Pacific Gateway project, which was finalized in December fo 2011, is working to build a …

Sorry HBO, A Lot Of Cord Cutters Plan To Stay Cut Sorry HBO, A Lot Of Cord Cutters Plan To Stay Cut
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I kind of feel bad directing this at HBO, considering some of the amazing content they’ve pumped out over the last few years, it’s just that the words “cord cutter” engender thoughts of HBO, angry Game of Thrones fans, and …

Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction Netflix Beats Cable for Customer Satisfaction

A new study has revealed that customers rate Netflix Watch Instantly higher in customer satisfaction than premium broadcast TV. The study, from market research and consulting firm Parks Associates, cites the low cost and high viewing flexibility of Netflix streaming …

Apple Analyst Predicts What An Apple TV May Look Like Apple Analyst Predicts What An Apple TV May Look Like
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In the world of Apple, there has been an incessant rumor that the company will be releasing a high definition television. It’s pretty much a given that Apple wants to control your entire living room and the television is the …

FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV FCC Rule Change Would Pave The Way For Internet TV

A little while ago we brought you news that FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski had voiced support for usage-based pricing of broadband internet service. Speaking at the annual conference of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association, Genachowski said that such a …

FCC Chairman Supports Usage-Based Broadband Pricing FCC Chairman Supports Usage-Based Broadband Pricing

You probably remember the early days of the internet’s growth and popularity in the 1990s, when more and more people were getting computers with dial-up modems and people were still figuring out the etiquette of email. Back then, a lot …

Comcast Announces an Apple TV Clone Comcast Announces an Apple TV Clone

The Cable Show, a yearly trade show for the cable industry, is being held in Boston this week. There, cable companies showcase their latest technologies and developments. What’s the trend in cable technology for this year? Copying Apple, of course. …

“Countdown to Futurama” Launched by Comedy Central

Comedy Central launched its “Countdown to Futurama” today on the Futurama Facebook page. Starting today, new teaser content will be posted daily including clips, character designs, episode stills, story boards, and more. This will go on for 50 days until …

Verizon-Cable Deal Raises Major Concerns, According to Public Knowledge Verizon-Cable Deal Raises Major Concerns, According to Public Knowledge

The dispute over Verizon Wireless’s bid to buy spectrum from several cable companies is still going strong even after last week’s hearing that attempted to answer some of the questions about it. As WebProNews previously reported, Verizon Wireless, in December, …

Aereo Will Let You Stream Live TV To Your Phone, Tablet Or PC Aereo Will Let You Stream Live TV To Your Phone, Tablet Or PC

Aereo is a new service launching next month, that could be another step in the greater cord cutting trend. It lets you stream local broadcast channels to your mobile device, tablet or PC. It’s starting out in New York, but …