Topic: Comcast

A Year Without Cable, Week 16: Comcast’s Customer Service Nightmare

A Year Without Cable, Week 16: Comcast’s Customer Service Nightmare

The primary focus of cord cutting -- at least, from where I’m sitting -- seems to be the financial savings. Cable bills haven’t exactly gotten cheaper over the years, and for those who have anything but the most … [Read more...]

New Legislation Takes Aim at FCC & Net “Fast Lanes”

New Legislation Takes Aim at FCC & Net “Fast Lanes”

The situation regarding the FCC’s ineptitude over net neutrality has been making headlines lately, with the commission having essentially capitulated to the lobbyists employed by ISPs and preparing to allow them to … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Launches Prime Music; New ‘Quantum Paper’ Android Redesign is Coming

Weekend Wrap-Up: Amazon Launches Prime Music; New ‘Quantum Paper’ Android Redesign is Coming

Happy Sunday, everyone! It's time once again for the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we gather the top stories in tech from the past week and summarize them for your reading pleasure. If you've been out of the loop the last … [Read more...]

Comcast Customers Will Soon Power Public Wi-Fi Hotspots, Starting in Houston

Comcast Customers Will Soon Power Public Wi-Fi Hotspots, Starting in Houston

Comcast is rolling out an enormous Wi-Fi network for its customers, but not in the way you'd think. The service is not being built from scratch, but instead piggybacks on the routers already installed for Comcast … [Read more...]

Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile

Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile

When it comes to high-speed Internet on our mobile devices and in our homes, one saving grace is that our wireless carriers and home broadband providers (with the exception of Verizon) aren't the same companies. But a … [Read more...]

Five Internet Service Providers Accused of Throttling Speeds to Get More Cash

Five Internet Service Providers Accused of Throttling Speeds to Get More Cash

Five core unnamed internet service providers in the United States (and one in Europe) have been accused of intentionally throttling the Internet service of its users. This accusation comes directly from Level 3, a … [Read more...]

Comcast May Be Looking to Stream Games to Your Cable Box, And Partnering with EA to Do It

Comcast May Be Looking to Stream Games to Your Cable Box, And Partnering with EA to Do It

Cable company Comcast may be looking to stream games to its customers soon, if recent reports from Reuters are to be believed. The television giant, as part of this potential new program, may even be partnering with … [Read more...]

Apple Exploring Streaming TV Service through Partnership with Comcast

Apple Exploring Streaming TV Service through Partnership with Comcast

News broke this morning that Apple, one of the global leaders in consumer computing technology, is in talks with Comcast, one of the world’s largest cable providers, to bring Apple set-top boxes to the living rooms of … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: Netflix Strikes Streaming Deal with Comcast; Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S5

Weekend Wrap-up: Netflix Strikes Streaming Deal with Comcast; Samsung Unveils the Galaxy S5

It's Sunday, which means it's time once again for our Weekend Wrap-up. We'll be taking a look back at the past week in tech, summarizing the top news stories so that you're all caught up. We've also put the Wrap-up into … [Read more...]

Guess Who Else Doesn’t Trust Comcast? Sen. Al Franken

Guess Who Else Doesn’t Trust Comcast? Sen. Al Franken

Ever since news broke of the Comcast / Time Warner Cable merger, more than a few eyebrows have been raised. Comcast is the number one cable provider in the country and Time Warner Cable is number two. Many, including … [Read more...]