All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Comcast’

Comcast Launches Wireless Gateway For Small Businesses

Comcast just announced its new Business Wireless Gateway to provide WiFi to small and medium-sized businesses. A spokesperson for Comcast Business tells WebProNews, “A key difference of this product is how it keeps public and private WiFi separate, and all in a single device.” As the company explains, the offering enables entrepreneurs to assign one private wireless signal for their …

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Comcast, Time Warner Still the Most Hated as Regulators Weigh Merger

The American Customer Satisfaction Index, a gigantic (80,000 or so) annual survey that asks Americans about their satisfaction with certain companies and areas of the national economy, has once again shown that people really, really hate Comcast and Time Warner Cable. You know, those two companies that are trying to merge right now. This year, Comcast’s TV service fell five …

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AT&T Said To Seek DirecTV Acquisition

First Comcast and Time Warner proposed a merger, which is still going through the regulatory rounds. Now, according to The Wall Street Journal, AT&T is considering acquiring DirecTV in a deal it says would be worth at least $40 billion. The report cites people familiar with the situation. WSJ’s Shalini Ramachandran and Thomas Gryta report: The approach has come since …

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Netflix Reportedly Makes Comcast-Like Deal With Verizon

Netflix has reportedly reached a new deal with Verizon for access to its network so it can provide a higher quality streaming experience to its customers. This is similar to a highly publicized deal Netflix recently made with Comcast. There doesn’t appear to be an official announcement on the new deal from Netflix yet, but The Verge shares this statement …

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Netflix Coming To U.S. Cable As Soon As Next Week

Netflix said earlier this week that it would launch on its first U.S. MVPD TiVo boxes this quarter, following a path it has already been on in Europe (like with Virgin Media in the UK, for example). It looks like Netflix will actually be available on TiVo boxes from three providers as early as next week. Those providers, according to …

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Netflix And Comcast Continue To Publicly Bash Each Other

Earlier this week, Netflix said in a letter to shareholders that it opposes Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable. They said the Internet faces a long term threat from large ISPs driving up profits for themselves as well as costs for everyone else. In fact, this echoed a blog post the company put out last month called Internet Tolls …

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Netflix Opposes Comcast Merger With Time Warner Cable, Comcast Opposes Netflix’s Opposition

Netflix released its quarterly earnings report on Monday, along with the usual letter to shareholders. The company took part of its letter to talk about net neutrality and the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. CEO Reed Hastings and CFO David Wells wrote: The Internet faces a long term threat from the largest ISPs driving up profits for …

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Netflix Prices to be Raised on All New Subscribers in July

For the first time in three years, Netflix will raise its subscription prices. At first, the change will only affect new subscribers, who will pay one dollar a month more starting sometime in July. Old subscribers will continue to pay the current rate of eight dollars per month into the next year. But after that, who knows? CEO Reed Hastings …

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Netflix CEO Talks Net Neutrality And Why It’s Paying Comcast

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings wrote a rare post on the company blog to address concerns regarding net neutrality and its recently announced deal with Comcast. He writes: The essence of net neutrality is that ISPs such as AT&T and Comcast don’t restrict, influence or otherwise meddle with the choices consumers make. The traditional form of net neutrality which was recently …

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Comcast/Time Warner Merger Now Being Reviewed by Multiple States As Well

When the largest company in any arena announces plans to purchase the second-largest company in the same arena, you can hear whatever crumb of competition that currently exists slowly falling from the market. It sounds like the faint cries of men, women, and children, pleading for Google Fiber to save them. It’s really a sad sound. Total bummer. This clearly …

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Comcast Gives Customers ‘House Of Cards’ Without Netflix

Comcast subscribers have the ability to watch House of Cards without Netflix thanks to a new deal with Sony Pictures, Variety reports. Comcast will sell the first season of the show through its Xfinity Store in addition to to other titles like American Hustle, Breaking Bad, Captain Phillips, Cloud With a Chance of Meatballs 2, The Amazing Spider-Man and 21 …

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Consumers Union Speaks Out Against Comcast/Time Warner Merger

There are plenty of reasons to be opposed to the proposed merger of Time Warner and Comcast. The deal would see the two largest cable companies in the U.S. combined into one giant cable company covering much of the country. From a consumer standpoint, cable companies are already non-competitive, with most of the U.S. split up into regional monopolies where …

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