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Comcast Calls Off Time Warner Cable Merger

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman & Jenny Che | Posted 04.24.2015 | Business

Comcast has scrapped plans to merge with Time Warner Cable in a $45.2 billion deal that would have combined the country’s two largest cable and broa...

FCC Move Could Kill Comcast-TWC Mega Merger

Reuters | Posted 04.23.2015 | Technology

WASHINGTON, April 22 (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's staff has recommended that the agency designate Comcast Corp's proposed ...

Zach Carter

Elizabeth Warren Calls On Eric Holder To Block Comcast's Merger With Time Warner

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 04.22.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) was among the Democrats who sent a letter to top federal regulators on Wednesday urging them to block Comc...

Bad Sports: Why a Comcast/Time Warner Cable Merger Would Hurt Fans

David Goodfriend | Posted 05.18.2015 | Business
David Goodfriend

Comcast and Time Warner Cable want the American People's permission to merge. The only answer for federal, state and local governments and regulators is to make a goal-line stand for sports fans and say no.

Comcast Names First Female Corporate Executive Vice President In Company's History

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.10.2015 | Media

Amid a potential $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable, Comcast Corporation has promoted senior vice presidents D’Arcy Rudnay, Lawrence Salva...

Great News For Comcast

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2015 | Media

By Lisa Richwine (Reuters) - Comcast Corp, the largest U.S. cable operator, posted fourth-quarter revenue that marginally beat estimates...

The Top Five Empty Promises by Comcast

Chris Meyer | Posted 04.12.2015 | Business
Chris Meyer

It's been one year since Comcast unveiled its bid to merge with its fellow cable-and-Internet behemoth Time Warner Cable. The deal is currently under review by the federal government.

Stop the Comcast-Time Warner Mega-Merger That Would Hurt the Latino Community

Arturo Carmona | Posted 04.01.2015 | Latino Voices
Arturo Carmona

A tide is turning on the proposed Comcast-Time Warner merger. Mere months ago, they seemed too big, too wealthy to fight. But as the stakes have becom...

Four Ways 2015 Will Be a Pivotal Year for the Internet

Timothy Karr | Posted 03.02.2015 | Technology
Timothy Karr

At stake is whether the Internet remains a democratic, user-powered network -- or falls under the control of a few powerful entities.

Merger Offers Opportunity to Bridge Digital Divide

Benjamin Kallos | Posted 01.14.2015 | New York
Benjamin Kallos

How New York State handles the challenge of the Comcast and Time Warner Cable merger will help set the course for the rest of the nation.

150,000 Cable Subscribers Cut The Cord Last Quarter

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 11.14.2014 | Technology

A report released Friday by the Leichtman Research Group says the 13 largest pay-TV providers shed 150,000 subscribers in the most recent quarter compared to 25,000 subscribers in that same period last year.

Comcast: Time Warner Cable Deal Moving 'Full Steam Ahead'

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 01.13.2015 | Media

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Comcast CEO Brian Roberts is moving "full steam ahead" with the company's proposed $45 billion acquisition of Time Warner Cable...

How Comcast Strong-armed Netflix Into Paying For Internet Traffic

qz.com | Posted 08.27.2014 | Technology

The streaming video company’s filing provides much more detail about its negotiations with Comcast earlier this year that led it to pay for more di...

Comcast's Nightmare Customer Service Agent 'Did What We Paid Him To Do,' Says Exec

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

Comcast isn’t surprised one of its customer service agents went off the rails in an attempt to hang on to some cable subscribers. A recording of ...

Will Comcast's Shoddy Customer Service Practices Snowball with a Time Warner Cable Merger?

Victoria Peng | Posted 09.14.2014 | Business
Victoria Peng

Anecdotal evidence that Comcast's shoddy customer service practices disappoint consumers is overwhelming and warrants consumer protection. Its customer support is poor because most Americans have no other provider in their area.

Gerry Smith

AT&T, Comcast Have Spotty Record Of Giving Internet To Rural And Poor

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 06.12.2014 | Technology

As telecom giants seek approval for their latest mergers, millions of people without fast, reliable Internet service have become bargaining chips. ...

Comcast CEO Ignores Reality, Says U.S. Internet Quality Is A-OK

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

Eight nations currently have faster Internet connection speeds on average than the U.S., and 30 have faster average download speeds, according to two ...

NY Times: Block Comcast-Time Warner Merger

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media

The editorial board of the New York Times has called on the government to block the proposed merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. In a Tue...

Somehow, We Hate Internet And Cable Companies Even More Than Before

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology

The companies that pipe Internet and television into our homes, known for their endlessly increasing prices and shabby customer service, have done the...

Here Comes Another Massive Media Deal

Reuters | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology

(Adds new sourcing, background) By Soyoung Kim and Liana B. Baker NEW YORK May 17 (Reuters) - AT&T is close to announci...

AT&T In Talks To Buy DirecTV For $50 Billion

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.12.2014 | Technology

Telecom giant AT&T is in "advanced talks" to buy satellite TV service DirectTV for about $50 billion, according to Bloomberg News, which spoke with pe...

Sports Fans! Comcast Is Coming to Take Away Your Games!

David Goodfriend | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports
David Goodfriend

Sports programming is different than any other kind of programming because it is publicly subsidized, by far the most highly rated, and therefore critical to robust competition in the video market.

Comcast Makes ANOTHER Big Deal

Reuters | Posted 06.28.2014 | Media

(Adds details, background) By Liana B. Baker April 28 (Reuters) - Comcast Corp said it would shed 3.9 million video cus...

Comcast Just Accused Netflix Of Screwing Its Users To Make A Point

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.25.2014 | Technology

The war between Netflix and Comcast is entering surreal territory, with both companies accusing the other of conspiring against them. In a blog pos...

Netflix Dislikes The Comcast-Time Warner Deal Just As Much As You

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.21.2014 | Technology

Add Netflix to the ranks of those opposed to a Comcast-Time Warner Cable union. In a letter to shareholders on Monday, the company formally came o...