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10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.17.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

10 Most Hated Companies In America

24/7 Wall St. | Alexander E.M. Hess & Douglas A. McIntyre | Posted 01.21.2015 | Business

To be truly hated, a company must alienate a large number of people.

Don't Let Congress (and Comcast) Derail Real Net Neutrality

Craig Aaron | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology
Craig Aaron

A new Republican legislative proposal should be exposed for what it is: a cynical effort by the cable lobby to prevent the FCC from enforcing the law to keep the Internet open.

President Obama Comes to the Defense of Gigabit Cities

Timothy Karr | Posted 01.16.2015 | Technology
Timothy Karr

On Wednesday, President Obama called for an end to rules that prevent cities towns and other communities from creating their own high-speed Internet networks.

2015: The Trend Line for Communications Services -- Phone, Broadband, Internet, Cable TV & Wireless -- Sucks

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.07.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

As a telecom analyst for over 30+ years, I've been tracking the trend lines of communications services. And from the customer perspective -- your perspective -- 2015 will be like watching a train wreck in slow motion -- and continue over the next few years.

Government Report: No High Speed Broadband Competition: Blame AT&T, Verizon & CenturyLink's Two Decades of Broken Promises.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 12.28.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

In the last article about broadband I supplied a list of the "video dialtone" deployments that were filed at the FCC by what are now AT&T, Verizon and Centurylink to upgrade the utility copper networks and replace these wires with fiber optics wires -- which never happened.

The Internet Tax Hoax of 2014

Timothy Karr | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Timothy Karr

Cable lobbyists will continue to spread lies about Net Neutrality as long as members of the media and Congress are willing to repeat them. It's the FCC's job to see through the propaganda, do right by Internet users and protect Net Neutrality once and for all.

You Have Been Charged Thousands for a Fiber-Optic, Broadband Utility That You Never Got -- Over the Last 20-Plus Years

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

By 2010 or there abouts, America was supposed to have been a fully-fiberized nation with fiber optic-based broadband utilities -- really.

Is This About Net Neutrality, a Hostage Situation or Just Extortion? It's Hard to Say.

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 12.06.2014 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Unfortunately, most who are calling for Net Neutrality or Title II don't get the underlying issue -- It's all about one company 'vertically integrating,' meaning controlling all of the primary services over the wire

Who Will Acquire Netflix?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 12.02.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

With a market capitalization of $23 billion and trading at a multiple north of a 100 times earnings per share, the company may be too expensive for most buyers. That narrows down the field of potential acquirers and demands a solid strategic rationale for a takeover.

Waiting For Comcast Cable Guy Could Be Less Hellish With New App

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.26.2014 | Technology

Can an app help reboot Comcast's image? Between surveys showing many dissatisfied customers and the "Customer Service Call From Hell" heard 'roun...

(VIDEO) 'Addressable TV Will Take Off In 2015': SMG's Scheppach

Andy Plesser | Posted 01.24.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

CHICAGO - In 2014, TV began learning the targeting tricks that digital media have deployed for years. In 2015, those techniques will kick in to high g...

Cable And Satellite Companies Rank Last In Consumer Satisfaction Survey

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 11.21.2014 | Technology

Comcast, Time Warner Cable and Charter are giving satellite and cable providers a bad rap. The three companies helped land the cable and satellite ...

Obama, Not the Giant Telecoms, Is Right on Net Neutrality

Ralph Nader | Posted 01.17.2015 | Politics
Ralph Nader

It's the same old song and dance -- corporations want more control at the expense of consumer choice and at the expense of a fair market. Net neutrality is about whether or not corporations have the right to seize this control and obtain the ability to give preferential treatment to certain websites, companies or services.

The Internet: Public Utility or Private Enterprise?

Shelly Palmer | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Is there a fair solution that respects the investment that the ISPs have made and supports a public policy that positions the United States for unrestricted growth? Sure there is! Are we going to get there? I'm not optimistic.

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...

Investigate Time Warner and Comcast's "Social Contract" on America

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.11.2015 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

Besides the fact that you can never, ever get the advertised price, or that the bill now includes a collection of made up fees and pass-through taxes, there are also a host of related issues that surround the sale and promotion of these services.

A Movement that Matters

Andrea L. Zopp | Posted 12.29.2014 | Chicago
Andrea L. Zopp

We must be civically engaged. Engagement inspires movement - a movement that matters. Since 1916, the Chicago Urban League has engaged with people to help them find jobs, start businesses and buy homes.

Bad News For Time Warner Cable

Reuters | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

(Adds details) Oct 30 (Reuters) - Time Warner Cable Inc, the No. 2 U.S. cable TV operator, lost more video subscribers than analysts ...

As Battle for the Internet Goes Into Its End Game, All Eyes On FCC

Edward J. Black | Posted 12.24.2014 | Technology
Edward J. Black

The near monopolists are at bat and are swinging for the fences in a bid to kill open Internet rules and dominate the online ecosystem. I see FCC Chairman Wheeler on the mound, trying to decide what to pitch while millions of interested parties fill the stands.

(VIDEO) Comcast Sees Big Growth in C3 VOD Viewing

Andy Plesser | Posted 12.22.2014 | Business
Andy Plesser

While TV Everywhere tends to dominates the chatter about non-linear viewing, many cablers are actively marketing and delivering viewers for their exis...

A Warning for HBO and CBS: Danger Lurks in the Stream

Art Brodsky | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology
Art Brodsky

Now they plan to enter another realm, one inhabited by giants more powerful and more devious than they HBO, CBS, Lionsgate or Tribeca can ever imagine. It's one thing to be carried as part of a cable package. It's another to be streamed, and to be at the utter mercy of Comcast, Verizon and AT&T.