All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Comcast’

Complain All You Want, Comcast Doesn’t Give a Single F-ck About You

Hello! Are you upset with your service provider? Does it happen to be Comcast? Are you a Time Warner Cable subscriber who’s about to be a Comcast customer? Do you feel the ground eroding beneath you, as your options for broadband internet and cable television shrink before your very eyes? Do you want to punch Andy from customer service directly …

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Netflix Prices Won’t Rise Much After Comcast Deal

The popularity of Netflix has skyrocketed over the past few years, to the point that it has become a staple of daily life for college students, elementary schoolers, various media nerds, and proper adults alike. With instant streaming of beloved classics like Doctor Who and Firefly, as well as innovative, intriguing original content (Orange is The New Black, anyone?) right …

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Netflix Makes Deal With Comcast To Ensure High-Quality Streaming

Comcast and Netflix announced on Sunday that they’ve entered into a multi-year agreement to provide U.S. Comcast customers with a “high-quality Netflix video experience for years to come.” What it reportedly comes down to is that Netflix is paying some amount of money for access to Comcast’s network, and it represents a strategy that Netflix could pursue with other providers. …

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Comcast Deal Impedes Progress Of Netflix Time Warner Cable Talks

Netflix has made no secret of the fact that it’s trying to get its service available on set-top boxes from cable providers in the U.S. as it has already begun doing in Europe. It’s all about getting on as many devices as possible, giving consumers more ways of utilizing the massively popular streaming service (all cable deals so far still …

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Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Gets The NMA Treatment

Last week, Comcast announced that it intends to purchase Time Warner Cable for $45.2 billion. As expected, the announcement was met with criticism from pretty much everybody as words like “anti-trust” and “monopoly” were thrown around while others lamented a future of broadband data caps and terrible customer service. Besides the obvious threat to the Internet, the combination of Comcast …

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Comcast To Purchase Time Warner Cable For $45 Billion

Comcast is the nation’s largest cable and Internet provider whereas Time Warner Cable is the nation’s second largest. The two are also some of the most universally reviled among American consumers. Now both companies are joining forces. Comcast and Time Warner Cable announced today that the two companies would be merging thanks to a deal that will see Comcast buy …

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This Internet/HBO Bundle Is the Closest Thing You’re Going to Get to Standalone HBO Go

People want to pay for HBO Go, this is an established fact. Many people, however, don’t want to pay for the expensive cable packages that are required to access HBO Go. All they want is a standalone HBO Go service that works like Netflix – one in which they could pay a set monthly fee and access all of HBO’s …

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Netflix Could Be On Its Way To Cable Boxes In The U.S.

Netflix could be coming to subscribers of cable services in the U.S., as the company is reportedly in talks with several of them, including Comcast and Suddenlink. The report comes from The Wall Street Journal, which cites “people familiar with the matter,” and comes on the heels of Netflix striking such deals with providers in Europe. Last month, Virgin Media …

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Twitter Partners With NBCUniversal & Comcast On ‘See It’ Feature And Ads

Comcast, NBC Universal and Twitter announced a strategic partnership on Wednesday for the creation of a feature called “See It,” which lets Xfinity TV customers access TV shows, movies and sports directly from tweets. It will debut in November on NBCUniversal networks. Comcast and Twitter are also in discussions for further integrations into Comcast’s X1 platform. With See It, Twitter …

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TorrentFreak Threatened With Comcast Lawsuit For Reporting News

What are your options if you don’t like what someone says about you online? Ignoring it is one option that seems to go unpracticed now that the Internet has given everyone who has a connection a public forum to voice their opinion. In the case of corporations, however, it appears as if the preferred strategy for silencing online criticism is …

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Baltimore Working To Bring More Internet Options To Its Businesses And Residents

Baltimore is sick and tired of Comcast. The ISP signed an agreement with the city back in 2004 that makes it the exclusive cable TV provider in the city until 2016. That means the city is also largely stuck with Comcast for its Internet needs, but the city wants to change that. The Baltimore Business Journal reports that the city …

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Once Again, Google Fiber Is Forcing Incumbent ISPs To Actually Compete

Consumers must really hate Comcast. Back in May, the cable company was rated the worst ISP in the nation with a score of 62 out of 100. Its reputation probably won’t improve nationwide, but at least it’s now making an effort, much like Time Warner Cable, to offer competitive prices and speeds when it’s forced to. DSLReports recently obtained an …

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