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Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable? Are Data Caps Bad, Or Are They Justifiable?
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How do you feel about data caps? I think it’s safe to assume that most people aren’t in favor of them, which is why many public interest groups are speaking out against them. Several of these groups have reached out to lawmakers and the FCC asking that they investigate data caps.

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. …

Companies Align to Build CableWifi Network Companies Align to Build CableWifi Network

Bright House Networks, Cablevision, Comcast, Cox Communications and Time Warner Cable are teaming up to combine their wifi networks to create roughly 50,000 new wireless hotspots. The companies are calling the new partnered network “CableWiFi,” and was first installed in …

Comcast Ditches Data Caps For Broadband Customers Comcast Ditches Data Caps For Broadband Customers
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Comcast has announced that they are doing away with the 250GB per month data cap formerly imposed on their broadband customers. Citing changes in the way people use the internet – particularly as regards video streaming – since the policy …

Hulu Moving Toward User Authentication Hulu Moving Toward User Authentication

Hulu recently presented four new original series it’s producing to advertisers, to further accomodate the general shift in home viewing habits, as more and more customers are watching streaming content – but now the company is moving toward a new …

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Blasts Comcast Over Net Neutrality Netflix CEO Reed Hastings Blasts Comcast Over Net Neutrality

While using a number of stream-related apps recently, Netflix CEO noticed something about Comcast’s application of their much-maligned Internet data usage caps–they, according to Hastings, weren’t being applied equally. And so, he posted about it on Facebook, taking his beef …

Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented? Is Net Neutrality Being Misrepresented?
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Net neutrality is in the spotlight once again after Comcast’s recent announcement about its Xfinity video streaming service. The cable giant said that it would not count the television programming users access through Microsoft’s Xbox against their 250-gigabyte monthly data …

Comcast Launches New ‘Mini-Hulu’ Comcast Launches New ‘Mini-Hulu’
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On Tuesday, Comcast launched Xfinity Streampix, a new streaming video subscription service . Steampix features movies and full seasons of TV shows, and comes bundled with certain TV/internet and TV/internet/voice packages, or can be added for $5/month for current Comcast …

Comcast Unveils Xfinity Streampix On-Demand Streaming Service Comcast Unveils Xfinity Streampix On-Demand Streaming Service
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Comcast has announced a new streaming video service that will bring customers a wide variety of content. Xfinity Streampix will be availble to customers who subscribe to Comcast’s Xfinity service. Streampix will allow users to stream shows that are no …

Want The Fastest Internet? You Better Go With Cable Want The Fastest Internet? You Better Go With Cable

Tired of having those lags in loading a streaming video that interrupt your all-important viewing enjoyment? Want to be able to download gobs of torrents in the blink of an eye? Feel like your Internet connection moves slower than a …

Comcast Brings TV To Your iPad With AnyPlay Comcast Brings TV To Your iPad With AnyPlay

The array of options for streaming content to tablets like the iPad or its Android competitors is vast and seems to be growing all the time. Services like Netflix, Hulu, and a host of others allow users to watch all …

Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ Verizon Runs Afoul With DoJ

Just as the AT&T/T-Mobile saga was waddling off into the sunset, Verizon has captured the briefly unoccupied attention of the U.S. Department of Justice due to their deal to purchase wireless spectrum from cable operators. Verizon has been a busy …

Top ISPs Adopt Graduated Response to Piracy, Give Users Six Strikes Top ISPs Adopt Graduated Response to Piracy, Give Users Six Strikes
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A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a new anti-piracy campaign being pushed by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association (NCTA). The deal, backed by the music and movie businesses would have major Internet Service Providers sign a …

Hulu Owners Committed To Selling Hulu Owners Committed To Selling

It’s no secret that Hulu owners are eager to sale the popular TV and movie streaming service. Sadly, they’re main focus is getting the top dollar amount, not who will be purchasing the service. The future of Hulu is at …

Comcast Customers to Get HD Skype Video Calls From Their TVs Comcast Customers to Get HD Skype Video Calls From Their TVs

Comcast and Skype have joined forces to bring customers HD video calling on their TVs. The two companies have entered a strategic partnership, which will allow Comcast customers to communicate with their friends and family through their TV via HD …

How Does Netflix Perform On Various ISPs? How Does Netflix Perform On Various ISPs?

For fans of Netflix Instant, are you happy with the service? Is the stream watchable or are you faced with a pixelated picture that doesn’t satisfy your desire to see “The Girl With/Who …” trilogy? Considering the bandwidth hog Netflix …

Comcast’s New Lobbyist: Conflict of Interest? Comcast’s New Lobbyist: Conflict of Interest?
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Many people within the American public have, and still, criticize the Comcast and NBC Universal merger. However, the disapproval reached a new level last week. Meredith Attwell Baker, a commissioner with the FCC, announced that she would be leaving the commission when her term ends next month to take a lobbyist position with none other than Comcast.

Comcast’s Approach To Reel Grrls, Twitter, Results in Backlash Comcast’s Approach To Reel Grrls, Twitter, Results in Backlash
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If there’s a war for most popular ISP in the United States, neither Comcast or AT&T are doing a very good job of winning it. Whether it’s poorly-received Internet caps or the unpopular hiring of a former FCC official, something …

Did Comcast Help Restore Pirate Bay Connections? Did Comcast Help Restore Pirate Bay Connections?
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Following up to yesterday’s Comcast/Pirate Bay confusion, it was claimed that Comcast helped restore connections to the Pirate Bay, the notorious bittorrent site. Evidently, there was some confusion as to what happened and what Comcast was given credit for. Did …

Comcast Blocking Pirate Bay? (No, According to Comcast) Comcast Blocking Pirate Bay? (No, According to Comcast)
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Someone might want to let ISPs know that, no matter how much they want the opposite, net neutrality rules are still in effect. Of course, considering their success the last time Comcast went against the FCC, perhaps the ISPs just …

Comcast Offering 105Mbps Broadband To Major Markets Comcast Offering 105Mbps Broadband To Major Markets
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Today, over 40 million homes which have Comcast internet service will be able to sign up for Extreme 105. This is the Comcast offering which will provide users a 105Mbps download speed and a 10Mbps upload speed. The service has …