Topic: Comcast

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

Netflix Reaches Agreement with Comcast to Fix Throttled Streaming Speeds
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Netflix Reaches Agreement with Comcast to Fix Throttled Streaming Speeds

Video streaming giant Netflix and Internet service providing monolith Comcast have reached an agreement this week that aims to smooth the quality and performance of streamed content from Netflix for Comcast … [Read more...]

FCC Isn’t Appealing Court’s Ruling Against Net Neutrality, But Isn’t Giving Up Either
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FCC Isn’t Appealing Court’s Ruling Against Net Neutrality, But Isn’t Giving Up Either

The Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Tom Wheeler, laid out new several new proposals for network neutrality rules in a statement today, also saying that the agency won’t appeal a court … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: Comcast Plans to Buy Time Warner Cable; PlayStation 4 Leads January Console Sales
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Weekend Wrap-up: Comcast Plans to Buy Time Warner Cable; PlayStation 4 Leads January Console Sales

Thanks for stopping by again for this week's edition of the Weekend Wrap-up, where we catch you up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. We have some big stories to go over, so let's get to it. Comcast … [Read more...]

Comcast is Building Its Public WiFi Network from Inside Your House
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Comcast is Building Its Public WiFi Network from Inside Your House

Ever notice that xfinitywifi seems to appear on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop pretty much anywhere?  Well, the reason for that is because in mid-2013 Comcast started turning customers' Internet connections (home … [Read more...]

A Bid for Broadband Dominance: Comcast Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion
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A Bid for Broadband Dominance: Comcast Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable for $45 Billion

Comcast has agreed to acquire Time Warner Cable Inc. for $45.2 billion in an all stock deal.  The acquisition would effectively combine the two largest US cable companies, leaving many consumers and US regulators with … [Read more...]

Evidence Surfaces of Verizon Capping Bandwidth After Net Neutrality Ruling
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Evidence Surfaces of Verizon Capping Bandwidth After Net Neutrality Ruling

When the appeals court in Washington invalidated the FCC’s Net Neutrality rules last month, many wondered how long it would take for Internet providers to start using the ruling to limit their customers’ bandwidth. … [Read more...]

Court Ruling Delivers A Huge Blow to the Internet and Net Neutrality
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Court Ruling Delivers A Huge Blow to the Internet and Net Neutrality

Oh no.  An appeals court in Washington just ruled that the FCC’s “net neutrality” rules, which prevent companies like Verizon and Comcast from favoring some type of Internet traffic over others, are invalid. In … [Read more...]

TiVo Stores TV Shows in The Cloud With New DVR
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TiVo Stores TV Shows in The Cloud With New DVR

The thing about DVRs is that they fill up.  But with TiVo's Network DVR (NDVR), unveiled at CES today, TV shows and movies can be be stored up in the cloud instead of on a hard drive.  The news doesn't exactly come as … [Read more...]

Fearing His Gigabit Internet Project, Comcast is Working to Unseat Seattle’s Mayor through PAC Donations
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Fearing His Gigabit Internet Project, Comcast is Working to Unseat Seattle’s Mayor through PAC Donations

Is Comcast involving itself in Seattle's mayoral politics? It certainly appears that way. A Washington Post report dives into the company's recent political donation activity, as well as some of the donations made by … [Read more...]