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.
I was on cloud 91/2 last week at the Diversity Women's Leadership Conference conference put on Diversity Woman Magazine at the Grand Floridian (heav...
The framers of the U.S. Constitution could not have foreseen a time in which technology allowed more than 2.7 billion people to communicate via interconnected digital platforms. Nor could they have envisioned a world in which companies like AT&T, Comcast and Verizon wield more authority over free speech than a British monarch.
Forget about Net Neutrality's fast lane vs slow lane. We are at the end game in telecommunications and we should all be talking about the "No Lane."
By the end of 2014, America will have been charged about $400 billion by the local phone incumbents, Verizon, AT&T and CenturyLink, for a fiber optic future that never showed up.
To be blunt, Verizon has gamed the entire regulatory process via "Title Shopping" in the Open Internet docket and in many other ongoing proceedings that impact all of America's communications.
While this dynamic is understood by those working in the beltway, people outside of Washington remain largely unaware of the relationship between civil rights organizations and the interests of telecom industry players.
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US is cooler than normal, but the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, which is hotter than normal.
Why should we pay cable companies big monthly fees for a huge lineup of programs we never watch but are charged for. Research shows that folks with 300 channels only watch an average of 12 of them. Why not pick and choose just what we want to watch and pay for each show as we go? Or, as the industry calls it: pay-per-view.
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In the absence of any rules, violations of the open Internet will become more and more common. Don't believe me? Let history be the guide.
Customer service at certain companies, not naming any names *COUGHCOUGHCOMCASTTIMEWARNERVERIZONCOUGH* can be a nightmare. Do you ever get frustrate...
While innovation has flourished under the free-market system, this does not mean that regulation and innovation are mutually exclusive.
The Federal Communications Commission is looking to raise revenue - and the agency is in full pitch mode. The company is injecting itself as the middleman between buyers (wireless carriers) and sellers (TV broadcasters) of spectrum.
Data Plan Strategies Help Verizon Beat Other Carriers Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (CIRP) released analysis of the results from its resear...
Last week, the Internet was a buzz with the recording between Ryan Block, former CEO of Engadget, and the representative from Comcast. Mr. Block and his wife called to terminate their Comcast service.